Why you need to be on the lookout for special Medicare enrollment periods.

Why you need to be on the lookout for special Medicare enrollment periods.

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You should note that one will have different times to join a given List of Medicare Advantage plans. You will have two periods of joining them. One of the periods will be during the first enrollment period. It is the period when many people will enroll to the given Medicare packages. The second period will be during the Medicare Advantage plan enrollment period. In the Medicare advantage plan, you can enroll in the program from October 15- December 7. 

You will get the opportunity of changing from Original Medicare to Medicare Advantage Plan.  You can also do the reverse by changing from a Medicare Advantage Plan back to the Original Medicare. During the time, you will still be able to switch to preferred Medicare Advantage Plans. If you fail to join the given Medicare Advantages plans offered during those periods, you will accrue a late penalty the time you will be joining one. Therefore, it is advisable to join as soon as you are eligible. 

The good news is that there is a special enrollment period. These periods provides you with the opportunity of making changes to your Medicare Prescription drug coverage and the Original Medicare. Therefore, if you will unfortunately get certain unfortunate events occur in your life, you will be covered by the two Medicare plans. Special Enrollments periods are a great addition to your Medicare coverage you should look at when enrolling in the different covers. 

How better can you use the special enrollment periods?

You can use the Special Enrollment Periods in making specific changes in the areas where you live. Therefore during the period, you will have the ability to relocate to a new address that is not within your service area.  Another thing you will be able to do is move to a new address within your plan service area. But in this case, you will have the ability to include new plans options in your new location. 

What will the latter migration of services guarantee you? First, you will be able to relocate to a new Medicare advantage or Medicare Prescription Drug Plan, if you haven’t done so.  For those people who subscribed to the Medicare Advantage Plan, they will have the opportunity to return to the Original Medicare. It will be in a situation when they moved out to the given plans service area. During the tenure, once you inform your plan you want to move, you will have two moths you will move. It will also continue two months after the move. 

There are also certain changes that will cause you to lose your current coverage. One of them is when you are no longer automatically qualified to get Medicaid. But the good news is that you will have different coverage to join. You can choose to join the Medicare Advantage or the Medicare Prescription Drug Plan. You can also choose Medicare Advantage plans for 2022

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