DaleyCare Medicare Glossary

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SPECIAL ELECTION PERIOD

A special election period is a set time period during which Medicare recipients can change their plan or return to Medicare. Reasons for the change of plan may include a move from the area covered by a recipient’s existing Medicare plan, a violation of policy terms by a plan provider or other reason approved by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

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