Advocacy Memo

2018 Open Enrollment Guide

When Is Open Enrollment?

  • Open Enrollment for Medicare takes place each year from October 15 to December 7.

What Can I Do During The Open Enrollment Period? During Open Enrollment, you can: • Switch from a Medicare Advantage plan to a different Medicare Advantage plan

  • Change from a Medicare Advantage plan to Traditional Medicare.
  • Switch from one Medicare Advantage plan to another Medicare Advantage plan.
  • Switch from a Medicare Advantage plan that does not offer drug coverage to a Medicare Advantage plan that offers drug coverage.
  • Switch from a Medicare Advantage plan that offers drug coverage to a Medicare Advantage plan that does not offer drug coverage.