Most people become eligible for Medicare at age 65. If you are around your 65th birthday you probably feel pretty special due to the amount of calls and mail solicitations you are getting. The experience can be daunting and overwhelming. If you received your Medicare card via a disability claim or Retired after age 65 your options are still the same once you receive your Red White and Blue Medicare card.
Are you working past 65? Retiring soon or thinking about leaving your employer plan? You can now fill out the Part B enrollment form online and get your Part B effective electronically. Individuals may use this online enrollment application if they are 65 or older and have or had group health plan coverage within the last 8 months through an employer.
OK boomer, so you think you made the wrong choice during Medicare’s Annual Election Period. Now what? The Medicare Open Enrollment Period will allow you to make changes to an existing Medicare plan. Keep reading to find out if you’re eligible to use this enrollment period and how to make a change.