Medicare’s annual open enrollment period marks the time of year you can join, switch, or drop aedicare Health Plan.
Learn more about open enrollment periods on the Medicare.gov website: Joining a health or drug plan
There are different types of Medicare health plans and some have different enrollment periods. For example, the Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period is from January 1 – March 31 each year.
There are also special enrollment periods for folks with special circumstances. For example, if you change where you live, you lose your current coverage, you have a chance to get other coverage, and more.
Want to talk to someone?
Call 211 and ask to speak to a Benefits Counselor at your local area agency on aging.
- Dallas County: 214-871-5065 or 800-252-9240
- North Central Texas: 800-272-3921 (Counties surrounding the DFW Metroplex)
- Tarrant County: 817-258-8125
Prefer to chat with a Medicare.gov counselor?
Visit the Medicare.gov website and create an account.