|You turned 65 and are now eligible for Medicare Part A
and/or enrolled in Medicare
|Sign up for a Medicare Prescription Drug Plan.
Note: Be aware of Medicare's Part D Late Enrollment
|Your Initial Enrollment Period (IEP), which is the 7-month period that starts 3 months before the month you turn 65, includes the month you turn 65, and ends 3 months after the month you turn 651.
|You are disabled, under age 65, and eligible for Medicare
||Enroll in a Medicare Advantage and/or Medicare Prescription Drug Plan.
Enroll in a Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Plan. Your coverage begins 24 months after you get Social Security or Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) disability benefits.
|If you're under 65 you are eligible to enroll in Medicare if you have a qualifying disability. You will have a 7-month enrollment window that opens
3 months before your 25th month of receiving Social Security or Railroad
Retirement Board benefits and ends 3 months afterwards.
|You turned 65, but are already eligible for Medicare because of a disability
||Switch from your current Medicare Part D prescription drug plan to another Medicare prescription drug plan.
Drop a Medicare Prescription Drug Plan completely.
|Your 7-month IEP begins 3 months before the month you turn 65, includes the month you turn 65, and ends 3 months after the month you turn 65.
Note : If you enroll in a Medicare Advantage Plan during this time, you may drop that
plan at any time during the next 12 months and return to Original