Events That Guarantee Your Right To Buy Medicare Supplement Insurance, March 2007

(2007) Events That Guarantee Your Right To Buy Medicare Supplement Insurance, March 2007. Commerce, Department of

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Abstract

You have a six-month open enrollment period when you are enrolled in Medicare Part B for the first time at age 65 or older. The six-month period begins the date your Medicare Part B begins. During your open enrollment period: • You cannot be turned down for any plan (A-L) being sold in Iowa. • You cannot be charged a higher premium based on your health. • You will not have a waiting period before benefits are paid for pre-existing health conditions IF you had previous health insurance coverage, AND you apply within 63 days of the end of previous health insurance, AND you were covered for at least 6 months under that health plan.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Insurance, Finance, Senior Health, Retirement, Medicare
Subjects: Health and medicine > Healthcare
Business and industry > Insurance > Health insurance and health care coverage
Business and industry > Insurance
ID Code: 5775
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 04 Dec 2007
Last Modified: 04 Dec 2007
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/5775

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