When can I join, switch, or drop a plan?
You can join, switch, or drop a Medicare Advantage Plan with or without drug coverage during these times:
Initial Enrollment Period. When you first become eligible for Medicare, you can join a Medicare Advantage Plan.
Medicare Advantage & Prescription Drug Plan Annual Enrollment Period. From October 15 – December 7 each year, you can join, switch, or drop a Medicare Advantage Plan. Your coverage will begin on January 1 (as long as the plan gets your request by December 7).
Special Enrollment Period. Who needs: Aging-in, recently moved, lost health insurance coverage or have other Special Enrollment Period qualifying conditions. When: Special Enrollment Period eligibility varies by qualifying conditions.
Speak with a licensed insurance agent to review your plan options and possibly enroll in a Medicare Advantage Plan during one of these special enrollment periods.