SAR Election Period Begins
Anyone effected by a service area reduction will be granted an election period for a Medicare Advantage or Prescription Drug plan.
From the SMS Election Period Assistant:
Clients who are on a plan that is no longer offered in the following year are eligible to enroll into a plan. Election period BEGINS on December 8th of that year and ENDS on the last day of February of the following year.
Enrollment requests made in December will have a January 1 effective date, enrollment requests made in January will have a February 1 effective date and enrollment requests made in February will have a March 1 effective date.
Election period can be used one (1) time per consumer for either a Medicare Advantage Plan (MA Only or MAPD) or for a Prescription Drug Plan (PDP).