When do I need to enroll in Medicare?
When you turn 65 or when you first become eligible for Medicare. You will be able to enroll 3 months […]
When is the Initial Enrollment Period (IEP)?
The first time you can enroll is called your Initial Enrollment Period (IEP), which is a 7-month time frame. It […]
When is the General Enrollment Period (GEP)?
The General Enrollment Period (GEP) is for Medicare-eligible individuals who did not sign up during their Initial Enrollment Period (IEP) […]
What is an MA-PD?
An MA-PD is simply a Medicare Advantage Plan that includes a Part D (Prescription Drug Plan). There are many Medicare Advantage […]
What is the difference between Medicare and Medicaid?
Medicare and Medicaid are both government health insurance programs. Medicare is a federally funded program primarily for adults 65 and […]
What is “Original Medicare”?
Medicare Part A and Medicare Part B are often referred to as “Original Medicare.” This government health coverage program is […]
What is a Medicare Medical Savings Account (MSA) Plan?
Private insurance companies can offer a consumer-directed Medicare Advantage Plan, called an MSA Plan. These plans combine a high-deductible insurance […]
What is a Special Enrollment Period (SEP)?
A Special Enrollment Period (SEP) allows you to enroll in Medicare plans outside of your Initial Enrollment Period (IEP) and […]
When is the Medigap Open Enrollment Period?
The Medigap Open Enrollment Period is a one-time 6-month period. This time frame begins the first month of your Medicare […]
When is the Annual Election Period (AEP)?
The Annual Election Period (AEP) is from October 15th – December 7th every year. Changes to Medicare plans made during […]