Medicare Enrollment Periods

Medicare has established several enrollment periods.

The Initial Enrollment Period (IEP) is a specific period to to sign up for Medicare Part A and/or Part B.

There are different enrollment periods when a beneficiary may join or change their current plan.

The specifics about each enrollment period that involve Medicare Parts A and B (Original Medicare), Part  C (Medicare Advantage), Part D (Prescription Drug Plan) and Supplement (Medigap) are discussed in detail within each enrollment period listed below.

Select the box below to learn more about each enrollment period.

Initial Enrollment Period (IEP)

IEP is specific to the Medicare-eligible person.

Special Enrollment Period (SEP)

SEP is allows a change to MAPD or Part D plans.

General Enrollment Period (GEP)

GEP is from January 1st – March 31st every year. 

MA Open Enrollment Period (OEP)

ME OEP is from January 1st – March 31st every year.

Annual Enrollment Period (AEP)

AEP is from October 15th – December 7th every year.