A Little Known Rule Allows You to Change Your Medicare Advantage Plan

In 2015, a policy concerning “special enrollment period” for Medicare Advantage plans went into effect. The change allows members to switch Medicare Advantage plans or join traditional Medicare if their current plan experiences a “significant” change in their provider network.   This does not apply to those plans that Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services oversees in the health care marketplaces.

Insurers are required by the government to make sure their smaller provider network meet minimum standards and their members’ needs. Read article here……

 

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