The Open Enrollment Period lasts from October 15 until December 7 each year, but what happens if you miss the deadline? Do you have to wait until the next year’s OEP to make changes to your coverage? Fortunately, seniors can change their coverage outside of the annual OEP under a few different circumstances.
A couple decades ago, there weren’t a lot of choices when you became eligible for Medicare. Most U.S. citizens enrolled in Original Medicare, the health plan that’s provided by the U.S. government. The decision-making process was pretty easy.
In our mobile society, it’s not unusual for people to relocate to a new state several times throughout their lives.
Reasons for doing so include new job opportunities, cutting back on living costs, lifestyle choices and living near family, whether it’s children or aging parents.