What is Medicare Open Enrollment Period (OEP)

Medicare Open Enrollment Period (OEP)

Starting January 1st, 2019  there will be an Open Enrollment Period that will allow Medicare beneficiaries to make plan changes form January 1st until March 31st. 

The new OEP will allow clients to disenroll from their current Medicare Advantage plan and switch to a different Medicare Advantage plan one time only.  They can also disenroll from a Medicare Advantage plan and go back to Original Medicare and then purchase a supplement and/or a PDP during the period starting January 1st  and ending on March 31st

Below are examples of the criteria for allowed changes:

  • MAPD to MAPD or MA Only
  • MAPD to Original Medicare (with or without PDP)
  • MA Only plan to MA Only or MAPD
  • MA Only plan to Original Medicare (with or without PDP


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