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Is it Time to Change Your Medicare Plan?

Updated: Jan 12, 2022

Did you know there are certain times of the year you can make changes to your#Medicare plan? Did you know there are specific situations that will allow you to make changes at any time?

Here are the options to make changes to your Medicare plans.

  • (IEP) Initial Enrollment Period

    • The 7-month window when you turn 65 to enroll in Original Medicare Part A and Part B

      • Three months before your 65th birthday

      • The month of your 65th birthday

      • Three months after your 65th birthday

  • (OEP) Open Enrollment Period

    • January 1st - March 31st each year

    • You may change your Medicare Advantage Plan or return to Original Medicare

  • (SEP) Special Enrollment Period

    • You can change your coverage after a qualifying event such as:

      • Moved

      • Dual Eligible with Medicaid

      • Medicaid

      • Extra Help

  • (AEP) Annual Election Period

    • October 15th - December 7th during this timeframe, you can make the following changes:

      • Change from Original Medicare to a Medicare Advantage Plan

      • Change from a Medicare Advantage Plan to Original Medicare

      • Go from one Medicare Advantage Plan to another

      • Change from a Part D Plan to another

      • Join a Part D Plan

      • Drop a Part D Plan

There are circumstances where you can make changes throughout the year, and this is where our licensed agents can help.

  • If you've had a change of address

  • If you qualify for Extra Help

  • If you are eligible for Medicaid

  • If you are on Medicaid

At Senior Solutions, we realize Medicare can be confusing, and we understand every person’s situation is unique. Therefore, we offer a complimentary benefits review which is to provide a comprehensive review of what you have, what you need, and what you are eligible to have. It’s important to us that you have the benefits to which you are entitled.

If you would like to receive a complimentary Medicare Benefits Review, please send an email to

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