If you have Medicare Advantage and want to switch to Medigap, there are Special Enrollment Periods that offer guaranteed issuance. You will have to qualify to make the switch, but if you do qualify you will not have to undergo medical underwriting to obtain a Medicare Supplement plan (Medigap).
How to Switch from MA to Medigap During Special Enrollment Period
If you have Medicare Advantage (Part C) you may be able to make the switch to Medigap, without answering medical questions, during a Special Enrollment Period. The chart details specific situations, which plans are available to you, and when you must must make the switch.
|Special Enrollment Period Right||You can enroll in Medigap plans:||Time frame you must apply:|
|If you have Medicare Advantage and you move out of the plans area or the plan no longer covers your area||You can enroll in Medigap plans A, B, C, F, K or L||Apply 60 days before coverage ends to 63 days after coverage ends|
|If your Medicare Advantage plan mislead you or the plan hasn’t followed the rules||You can enroll in Medigap plans A, B, C, F, K or L||Enroll 60 days before coverage ends to 63 days after coverage ends|
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For further questions call 800-930-7956.