You can make changes to your coverage during an enrollment period:
Annual Election Period (AEP) October 15-December 7During AEP, you can:
Switch from one Medicare Advantage (MA) plan (with or without prescription drug coverage) to another MA plan
Switch from one Prescription Drug Plan (PDP) to another PDP
Drop Original Medicare and enroll in a Medicare Advantage plan
Drop your MA plan and revert back to Original Medicare and enroll in a stand-alone PDP at this time
Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period, January 1-March 31During the MA-OEP, you can make one change. You may be able to switch from your current Medicare Advantage Plan (with or without prescription coverage) to another MA plan. Special Enrollment PeriodYou may qualify for a Special Enrollment Period if you experience one of the following life events, including, but not limited to:
You move out of your current plan’s service area
You move into or out of a long-term care facility
You are released from jail
You lose other creditable coverage through an employer or union
You qualify for Medicaid
Medicare ends your plan’s contract
You are diagnosed with a chronic illness and qualify for a Medicare Advantage Special Needs Plan.