When can I make a change in my Medicare plan?

Medicare, Medicare Advantage, Medicare Enrollment | 0 comments

There may come a time when you realize the Medicare plan you are enrolled in doesn’t fit your needs. That’s OK!

The best time to make a switch is during the Medicare annual enrollment period from October 15 to December 7.

During this time you can change from an Original Medicare plan to a Medicare Advantage plan or switch from one Medicare Advantage plan to another. Your new plan takes effect in January.

Some circumstances, like moving to a new home, changing doctors, or becoming eligible for other coverage, may necessitate changing a plan at a different time. This is called a Special Election Period and the amount of time you have to decide on changes varies depending on the circumstance.

It’s a good idea to review your plan and your needs annually. If you feel like your current Medicare Advantage plan isn’t serving your needs, feel free to call us for a consultation to go through your options.

Key Takeaways:

  • The best time to consider switching your plan is during the Annual Enrollment Period: October 15 to December 7
  • If you have special circumstances you may qualify for a Special Enrollment Period
  • Sit down with us annually to review your options.

Diane “Dee” Lee Insurance, is an experienced licensed Medicare insurance broker and representative providing Medicare (parts A and B), supplemental Medicare, Medicare Advantage (part C) and Medicare Prescription (part D) plans. Diane Dee Lee Insurance also provides healthcare plans to cover dental vision, hospital stays and more. Serving as a Medicare Broker in Deer Valley, Peoria, Glendale, the Phoenix-metro area, as well as the counties of Pima, Pinal, Coconino, Gila, Mohave, Apache, Navajo, Maricopa and Yavapai. Licensed and appointed with multiple insurance carriers, Dee is available to meet in person (with necessary social distancing guidelines) or virtually. Please call (623) 251-6612 or email dleeski@reagan.com