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Eligible participants can only enroll in Blue Cross MedicareRxSM at specific times.
The Initial Enrollment Period (IEP) is the period of time when a Medicare beneficiary is first eligible to enroll in Blue Cross MedicareRx. Instances of IEP include:
The effective date is the first day of your 65th birthday month or the first day of the month after Blue Cross MedicareRx receives the completed enrollment request.
There may be select circumstances when you can enroll outside of the initial and annual enrollment periods. Below is a list of some, but not all, of those circumstances:
To obtain more detailed information on a Special Enrollment Period, including enrollment and effective dates, please contact a Blue Cross MedicareRx Product Specialist.
*Dates subject to change after January 1, 2014
Please visit the Social Security Administration website for more information.