Special Enrollment Periods (SEPs) enable seniors to change Medicare Advantage plans outside of the initial and open enrollment periods.
One key SEP is the Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period, running January 1 - March 31 each year.
There are a few opportunities seniors have outside of the initial and open enrollment periods to change Medicare Advantage plans.
Learn about these Medicare Advantage Special Enrollment Periods in this fact sheet, and the circumstances that enable people with Medicare to take advantage of them. Included in this fact sheet is a description of the Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period running from January 1 - March 31 each year.