You can join a plan when you first become eligible for Medicare when you turn 65 years old. This begins three months before the month you turn 65 and ends three months after the month you turned 65.
AEP : Annual Enrollment Period
Runs October 15th - December 7th each year.
It’s when you can add, switch or drop your Medicare Advantage plan or your prescription drug plan.OEP : Open Enrollment Period Runs January 1st - March 31st each year. Those enrolled in a Medicare Advantage plan can make a one time change to their plan or return to Original Medicare.
Original Medicare includes Parts A (Hospital) and B (Doctors). Most American citizens are eligible for Medicare when they turn 65 years old. Whether you should enroll in Medicare Parts A and B depends on several factors:
There is not a one-size-fits-all when it comes to health care.
Yes. I have set aside Thursdays in my calendar for the Enrollment period of October 15th to December 7th to meet in an office in Columbia. You can schedule a time to meet with me there at this link: Columbia location appointments