Are You Aware of the Medicare Advantage Disenrollment Period?
January 22nd, 2018
January 1 through February 14 is the Medicare Advantage Disenrollment Period
■ If you’re in a Medicare Advantage Plan, you can leave your plan and switch to Original Medicare. Your Original Medicare coverage will begin the first day of the following month.
■ If you switch to Original Medicare during this period, you’ll have until February 14 to also join a Medicare Prescription Drug Plan to add drug coverage. Your prescription drug coverage will begin the first day of the month after the plan gets your enrollment form.
Note: During this period, you can’t:
■ Switch from Original Medicare to a Medicare Advantage Plan.
■ Switch from one Medicare Advantage Plan to another.
■ Switch from one Medicare Prescription Drug Plan to another.
■ Join, switch, or drop a Medicare Medical Savings Account Plan.
The rules can be confusing and you should make sure that’s really what you want to do. Please call us at (636) 583-1509 or 1-877-646-4736 and we can discuss the rules, the reason you think that’s what you want to do, answer any questions you may have about the process and assist in getting it done! Our agents are licensed and certified to discuss any type of Medicare plan available where you reside.