What I Need to Know
Medicare beneficiaries have several options to
change coverage from one plan type to another. This is why, especially at the
beginning of each year, you should verify coverage for each encounter.
- During the first 45 days of coverage, Medicare beneficiaries can
change from a Managed Care Plan to original (traditional) Medicare.
- Beneficiaries with original (traditional) Medicare cannot switch
to a Managed Care Plan.
- Beneficiaries cannot change from one Managed Care to another.
- Beneficiaries can change plans during Open Enrollment which is
October 15- December 15.