Medicare Open Enrollment Guide
The window this year is from Oct. 15 to Dec. 7
Medicare provides health care coverage for many Americans over the age of 65. An estimated 63.3 million people were enrolled in Medicare Part A or B, while another 26.7 million had a private Medicare Advantage plan as of July 2021.1 The annual Medicare open enrollment period offers an opportunity for recipients to make updates to their coverage. Knowing when the Medicare open enrollment window opens and closes is important for managing coverage year to year.