You can only enroll in Medicare during enrollment periods. These periods usually fall between certain dates, but Special Enrollment Periods can happen at any time. To learn more about how Special Enrollment Periods work and whether you qualify for one, continue reading.
Special Enrollment Periods are granted to individuals who have special circumstances that prevent them from enrolling during one of the other enrollment periods. There are several ways to qualify for a Special Enrollment Period. For example, people who recently changed where they live can access Special Enrollment Periods. This is especially true for people who’ve moved outside of their current plan’s service area.
Here is a list of reasons that you can use to get a Special Enrollment Period: