Enrolling in Medicare at the right time will help you avoid Medicare enrollment mistakes such as late enrollment penalties and gaps in coverage.
This fact sheet is organized into three sections:
1. Medicare basics
2. Medicare enrollment periods and when you should use them:
Initial Enrollment Period | Part B Special Enrollment Period | General Enrollment Period | Part D enrollment periods
3. How you can address enrollment mistakes:
Request equitable relief | Enroll in Medicare Savings Program