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Part C Medicare Advantage

What Is the Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period?

Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period, which begins January 1 and ends March 31, allows individuals already enrolled in Medicare Advantage to i) switch to another Medicare Advantage plan or, ii) drop Medicare Advantage and return to Original Medicare and join a Medicare Part D prescription drug plan.

Open Enrollment PeriodThis is separate from the widely advertised Annual Enrollment Period which begins October 15 and ends December 7. During this time, all people with Medicare can change for the following year their Medicare health plan / prescription drug coverage to better meet individual needs.

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