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Phone System Delays Results in Medicare Enrollment Extension

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Jun 28, 2022

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Problems enrolling in Medicare for 2022? Learn all about Medicare equitable relief and if you qualify for a special enrollment extension.

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Diabetes and Understanding Medicare Special Enrollment Periods

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Jun 1, 2022

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Diabetes and Understanding Medicare Special Enrollment Periods

You can make changes to Medicare coverage If you qualify for a special enrollment period such as moving to a new area.

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Top 5 Reasons Why People Choose to Switch Medicare Plans

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May 26, 2022

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Top 5 Reasons Why People Choose to Switch Medicare Plans

Did you know that you don’t have to stay with your chosen Medicare plan? Discover how people use our Plan Finder tool to help them switch plans.

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What Changes are Coming to Medicare in 2022?

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Nov 12, 2021

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What Changes are Coming to Medicare in 2022?

What Changes are Coming to Medicare in 2022? Fall is the time of the year when CMS announces its adjustments to Medicare insurance costs and coverage for the upcoming year. Medicare beneficiaries have a month or so to review these changes, compare available plans, and make decisions about what’s best for their health care needs […]

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5 Things to Consider When Changing Medicare Plans During Open Enrollment

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Nov 5, 2021

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5 Things to Consider When Changing Medicare Plans During Open Enrollment If it’s fall, it’s the time of the year when Medicare beneficiaries review their current coverage and compare it to other available Medicare benefits plans. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) gives all Medicare enrollees the opportunity to make changes to their […]

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Can I Change My Prescription Drug Plan During Open Enrollment?

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Nov 1, 2021

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Can I Change My Prescription Drug Plan During Open Enrollment?

Can I Change My Prescription Drug Plan During Open Enrollment? Every year during the Medicare Open Enrollment Period from October 15th to December 7th, Medicare beneficiaries can change their Medicare coverage to better fit their health care and budget needs.  Enrollees can switch from Medicare Advantage to Original Medicare or vice versa, choose a different […]

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Should I Change My Medicare Coverage During the Open Enrollment Period?

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Oct 28, 2021

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Should I Change My Medicare Coverage During the Open Enrollment Period?

Should I Change my Medicare Coverage During the Open Enrollment Period? Every year, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services gives Medicare enrollees the opportunity to make changes to their Medicare insurance coverage during the Open Enrollment Period (OEP).  Changing your Medicare benefits isn’t mandatory. If you’re satisfied with your coverage, you can keep the […]

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Change Your Plan During Medicare AEP

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Sep 4, 2021

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Change Your Plan During Medicare AEP – Annual Election Period The Annual Election Period (AEP) is the time when many people review their Medicare coverage and decide to switch to a new Medicare Advantage plan. During AEP, Medicare recipients can also drop Original Medicare and enroll in a Medicare Advantage plan, switch Prescription Drug Plans, […]

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Important Dates for Medicare Recipients

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Sep 10, 2020

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Important Dates for Medicare Recipients

When it comes to Medicare there are a lot of things to keep track of. You’ll need to know when to sign up, and how and when to make changes.

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Change Your Plan in a Medicare Special Enrollment Period

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Sep 10, 2021

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Change Your Plan in a Medicare Special Enrollment Period

Change Your Plan in a Medicare Special Enrollment Period Medicare Special Enrollment Periods let you switch your Medicare Advantage or prescription drug plan outside Annual Enrollment if your life circumstances change. The Annual Election Period (AEP) and Open Enrollment Period (OEP) aren’t the only two opportunities to make changes to – or switch – your […]

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Change Your Plan During the Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period

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Sep 2, 2021

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Change Your Plan During the Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period

Change Your Plan During the Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period Find out when you can change your Medicare Advantage plan during the Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period, and discover the reasons to switch. Enrolled in a Medicare Advantage Plan but now want to change it? Maybe you want to add prescription drug coverage or more […]

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When Does Medicare Supplement Open Enrollment Occur?

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Aug 27, 2021

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When Does Medicare Supplement Open Enrollment Occur? When Does Medicare Supplement Open Enrollment Occur? When you become Medicare-eligible, you have two primary options for coverage: Original Medicare: includes hospital insurance (Part A) and medical insurance (Part B) Medicare Advantage: an all-inclusive plan that can package Part A, Part B and prescription drug coverage under one […]

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When Can I Change My Part D Plan?

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Jun 27, 2021

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When Can I Change My Part D Plan? When can I change my Part D plan? People of any age without drug coverage may tell you that an unexpected need for medications can lead to expensive medical bills. Medicare recipients may be at a higher risk for chronic medical conditions or illnesses that require regular […]

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9 Important Dates for People on Medicare

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Jun 19, 2021

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There are many things to keep track of when it comes to Medicare. Here’s a list of 9 dates to help you stay in control of your coverage.

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Healthcare SEP may benefit 15 million Americans

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Feb 5, 2021

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Healthcare SEP may benefit 15 million Americans

Healthcare SEP may benefit 15 million Americans Last week, President Joe Biden announced a Special Enrollment Period (SEP) that could benefit millions of uninsured Americans. The executive order, signed on January 28, 2021, re-opened the federal healthcare marketplace. Giving people who are currently uninsured, a 90 day window to enroll in a healthcare plan. Medicare beneficiaries […]

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When Can I Enroll in Medicare?

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Sep 18, 2020

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When Can I Enroll in Medicare?

When Can I Enroll in Medicare? Enrolling in Medicare is a milestone for many Americans. Medicare provides health insurance for millions of people across the United States, and there are many options you can choose from. If you’re getting close to your 65th birthday, or you’ve been diagnosed with certain disabilities under the age of 65, […]

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Signing Up for Medicare

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Sep 4, 2020

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Signing Up for Medicare

Signing Up for Medicare If you are approaching your 65th birthday or have been receiving disability benefits from Social Security for almost 2 years, you’ll want to start thinking about enrolling in Medicare.  Medicare has been providing health care benefits for seniors and people with certain disabilities since 1965.  Today in this country, there are over […]

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Do I Qualify for a Special Enrollment Period?

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Jul 14, 2020

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Do I Qualify for a Special Enrollment Period?

You can change your Medicare plan during the Annual Election Period. But you may also qualify for a Special Enrollment Period.

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Enrolling due to a disability

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May 4, 2020

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Enrolling due to a disability

Enrolling due to a disability Millions of Americans receive Medicare benefits under the age of 65 due to disability. If you’ve been receiving disability benefits through Social Security or the Railroad Retirement Board (RRB), or have been diagnosed with certain illnesses, you may be eligible for Medicare. When can you get Medicare? You may qualify […]

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Enrolling due to age

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May 4, 2020

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Enrolling due to age

Enrolling due to age If you are getting close to your 65th birthday, now is the time to start thinking about your Medicare options. You’ll have some decisions to make.  Give yourself plenty of time to review and compare Medicare plans and find the one that’s right for you. When can you get started? You’ll have […]

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Late Enrollment Penalties

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May 4, 2020

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Late Enrollment Penalties

Late Enrollment Penalties Keep your out-of-pocket costs lower by avoiding late enrollment penalties. When you’re first eligible for Medicare but choose to delay Part B and/or Part D benefits, you may incur late fees when you sign up after your initial enrollment period has ended. These late fees may last for the duration of your […]

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