The first time most people can enroll in Medicare is during their Initial Enrollment Period (IEP). This 7-month period begins three months before the month in which you turn 65 and ends three months after. But, what if you miss your IEP? What happens?
As you’re enjoying the splendid fall season and pumpkin-spice everything, don’t forget that autumn also means open enrollment for health insurance. And if you’re eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid, you should know about an option that could offer a convenient, affordable approach to managing your health care.
By Philip Moeller
It’s tempting to keep the same Medicare coverage year after year without questioning it. Your current Medicare coverage renews automatically every year unless you actively make a change.
Medicare Open Enrollment is almost here — the annual period (Oct. 15 to Dec. 7) when people can make changes to their Medicare coverage for the year ahead.
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Medicare Open Enrollment is coming up. It starts on October 15 and runs through December 7. This is the time when you can change your Medicare coverage choices for the following year, if you choose to.
The popular perception is that your 65th birthday marks the milestone in your life when you hang up your spurs, kick back, and reap the fruits of your labor as you enjoy sunsets from your porch.