Medicare Part A and Part B Enrollment and dis-enrollment extended for some. What you need to know
The Social Security Administration recognized systemic technical issues to the national toll free number and field officer general inquiry phone lines. These technical issues may have caused difficulties for those trying to enroll or dis-enroll from Medicare Parts A and/or B.
Given these technical issues, CMS is providing equitable relief and opportunity to allow those impacted by this to still enroll or dis-enroll from Medicare Part A and Part B. This relief applies to the 2022 General Enrollment Period, Initial Enrollment Period and Special Enrollment Period.
The equitable relief period runs from April 1, 2022- December 30, 2022.
The full article published by CMS can be read here.
You are not alone. Call us today at 866-633-4427 and we will help determine your Part B enrollment status and see if we can file to have your Part B enrollment penalty waived (if applicable).
Applying for Medicare
Outside of any Part B special enrollment period, your Medicare Part B initial enrollment period typically begins 3 months before you turn 65, the month of your 65th birthday and 3 months after (65 is the eligible Medicare age).
Traditionally, you can apply for Medicare through the Social Security by phone, online or in person. To apply for this special Part B enrollment period, there are specific rules to follow, which can be different that the traditional methods of signing up for Medicare.
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