Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period
January 1 – March 31
CMS has done away with the dis-enrollment period and replaced it with the Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period.
During this period you may; switch to a different MAPD, drop your current MAPD and go back to Original Medicare Part A & Part B, sign up for a Stand-alone Medicare Part D, Prescription Drug Plan.
During this period, you may NOT; switch from Original Medicare to an MAPD, join a Part D plan if you are on Original Medicare or Switch from one Part D Plan to another if you are on Original Medicare.