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Natural Disasters and Medicare Special Election Periods

You may have noticed there are quite a few Medicare rules. Everything from when you can enroll to how you enroll and who can enroll is tightly regulated by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). You probably usually enroll in a Medicare plan during one of the regularly-scheduled enrollment periods, like the Annual [...]

2021-02-17T16:46:04-08:00February 17th, 2021|Senior Health Insurance, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Natural Disasters and Medicare Special Election Periods

Medicare SEP for Moving: What You Need to Know

Reflecting on 2020, we've seen our lives change in ways we couldn't have imagined just 12 months ago. Some of us have lost or changed careers. Others have moved across the country to be closer to friends and family. And some have left urban centers in favor of less populated areas. If you’re a Medicare [...]

2021-01-19T12:31:23-08:00January 19th, 2021|Senior Health Insurance|Comments Off on Medicare SEP for Moving: What You Need to Know

What is the Medicare Special Enrollment Period?

Right now, we’re in the Medicare’s Open Enrollment Period (OEP). But what happens if a major disaster strikes and you’re not able to take advantage of OEP? Don’t worry, you’ll still be able to change your plan if you need to. The Medicare Special Enrollment Period (SEP) extends the Medicare enrollment period during extenuating circumstances.  [...]

2020-08-11T15:39:33-07:00February 19th, 2020|Senior Health Insurance|Comments Off on What is the Medicare Special Enrollment Period?