Medicare Open Enrollment Period Starts October 15
October 13, 2021
Each year from October 15 through December 7, there is an annual Open Enrollment Period (OEP) for current Medicare Beneficiaries to enroll in or change Part D drug plans and Medicare Advantage (Part C) plans.
During the OEP, a person can make any of the following changes, which will be effective on January 1, 2022:
• Join a Part D plan (if not already enrolled);
• Drop a Part D plan;
• Switch to a new Part D plan;
• Drop a Medicare Advantage plan and return to Original Medicare; or...