Time to enroll in Medicare

Now that you’ve turned 65, you may be eligible to enroll in Medicare.  Don’t delay your health care coverage—explore your options for Medicare enrollment today.

Deadline: The last day of the three-month period after the month you turn 65. If you miss this deadline, you’ll have to wait for the General Enrollment Period, which lasts from January 1–March 31 of each year.

What should you do?

  1. Make sure you’re eligible for Medicare using the Medicare Eligibility & Premium Calculator at www.medicare.gov.
  2. Determine which type of Medicare plan is best for you and estimate your premium amount.
  3. Find out if you’re eligible to enroll during a Special Enrollment Period based on your employer health coverage.
  4. enroll before this deadline if you want Medicare coverage.