You may have options this Special Election Period (SEP).
If you are turning 65, you qualify for an SEP. A person turning 65 has seven months to enroll into Original Medicare or a Medicare Advantage health plan. The qualifying period starts three months before your birth month until three months after your birthday month.
People who have moved and need to change their health insurance have a limited amount of time to enroll into a new health plan. The qualifying period starts one month prior to move until two months after move.
If you suffer from a chronic condition, you may qualify for an SEP. You can join a Medicare Chronic Special Needs Plan anytime.
If you lost coverage from your employer, you may join a Medicare Advantage Plan for up to two full months after the month your coverage ends.
If you qualify for both Medicare and Medicaid, you can join, switch or drop your current plan at anytime. You may select a new Medicare Advantage Plan of your choice based on your health needs.
Changing to a WellMed provider that accepts your insurance plan is simple. Call the number on the back of your insurance card and request a provider change. The insurance company will make the change in your records, notify the new provider and send you a new insurance card.
To learn more about WellMed and the services we provide, please visit wellmedhealthcare.com (Opens in new window) for more information.
Providers in the WellMed network accept Original Medicare and select Medicare Advantage Plans.
Explore a more personal health care experience at WellMed and find out for yourself how we work to keep you healthier. Contact us today and start your journey to a healthier you.
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