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Medicare Advantage Checklist

Use this checklist to get ready for enrollment.

Turning 65?

7 to 9 months before your 65th birthday:

  • Contact Social Security Administration to confirm your Medicare eligibility benefits:
    1-800-772-1213 [TTY: 1-800-325-0778].
  • Review your current health insurance coverage to see what happens after you turn 65.

4 to 6 months before your 65th birthday:

  • Check with your health care provider to see if he or she accepts the Medicare plan you are considering. Visit our website and select your region for a complete list of plans in your area with which we contract.

1 to 3 months before your 65th birthday:

  • Enroll in Medicare Part A and Part B.
  • Consider Medicare Advantage.
  • Check with your health care provider to see if he or she accepts the Medicare plan you are considering. Visit our website and select your region for a complete list of plans in your area that we accept.

Age 66 and older?

Get ready for open enrollment

  • Consider Medicare Advantage.
  • Check with your health care provider to see if he or she accepts the Medicare plan you are considering. Visit our website and select your region for a complete list of plans in your area that we accept.