Medicare Advantage 2018
For Medicare Advantage (also known as Medicare Part C) and Medicare prescription drug plans, there’s an Annual Election Period (AEP) when you can sign up for, change, or disenroll from the plan. The AEP runs from October 15 to December 7each year.
DONT GET CONFUSED!
Medicare AEP if for those on Medicare Part D and that have a Medicare Advantage or want to enroll for a Medicare Advantage in 2018.
Marketplace Open Enrollment is for those who need a marketplace health insurance plan or wants to change.
Health Insurance Marketplace 2018
Official Marketplace Dates and Deadlines. HealthCare.gov. Enroll as soon as November 1, 2017. Open Enrollment ends December 15, 2017.
Because of all the confusion, compounded by all the advertising it is often that a consumer will contact the wrong carrier, agent or provider who can best help them navigate this process.