Welcome to your new home! Did you know when you move outside your Medicare coverage area, you may qualify to change your Medicare plan?
Here are 4 tips to help you make an informed decision about your new Medicare coverage.
Medicare Part A and Part B will move with you. However, Medicare Advantage (Part C) plans and Part D drug plans can change if you move out of your plan’s service area. Check with your insurance plan to learn more.
If you move within your plan’s service area, you have two options:
Pay attention to timelines: If you tell your plan before you move, you can switch your plan one full month before the actual month you move or up until two months after your move.
If you tell your plan after you move, you can switch Medicare plans the month you tell your plan, plus two months after.
There are two main ways to do it.
When you move to a new area, you need to find a new doctor and facilities. Here are three ways to find a Medicare doctor:
Connie Health is here to answer your questions. Call us at (623) 223-8884 (TTY: 711).
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I am a Spanish-speaking Arizona Life and Health Insurance Licensed Agent and have been helping people with Medicare since 2005. I am a Marine Corps Veteran & former police officer. I enjoy watching football and basketball but hold family time in the highest regard.