What senior residents may not know is that the government has reinstated the Medicare Open Enrollment Period (OEP) to the calendar beginning in 2019. From January 1 to March 31, plan members will be able to make changes to their existing plan. The Open Enrollment Period will take the place of the existing Medicare Advantage Disenrollment Period.
So, how does OEP differ from the Annual Election Period? First, the changes plan members can make are slightly more limited than the AEP. Plan members are permitted to:
Now, let’s look at the limitations during OEP. Plan members are not permitted to:
The reinstated OEP provides Medicare Advantage Plan members more flexibility and period of time to make sure their plan is right for them.
Additionally, interested seniors can find out more about Senior Care Plus Medicare Advantage by visiting our website by calling us at 775-982-3112. Choosing a Medicare Advantage Plan and navigating the enrollment periods can be confusing and complicated, potential members are welcome to visit our office at 10315 Professional Circle, Reno, NV 89521. One of our customer service representatives will help guide potential members through the process, step-by-step.
CJ Bawden is Sales and Marketing Manager for Senior Care Plus, a Medicare Advantage Plan from Hometown Health. For more information please call 775-982-3112.
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Last updated: June 18 2020