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When can I enroll in Medicare?

You can enroll in Medicare Parts A and B three months before your 65th birthday; or within the three months following your 65th birthday.

Turning 65? Here’s your Initial Enrollment Period.

Enrollment Eligibility Enrollment Eligibility

Medicare’s Initial Enrollment Period spans 7 months around your 65th birthday — you can enroll 3 months before, the month of, and up to 3 months after.

How do I enroll in Medicare?

You must enroll in Medicare yourself by contacting your local Social Security office. You can do that in person at a Social Security office, or by phone 1-800-772-1213 (TTY  1-800-325-0778).

How do I enroll in a Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama Medicare plan?

You can enroll in Blue Advantage if you meet these three requirements:

  1. An Alabama resident
  2. Entitled to Medicare Part A
  3. Enrolled in Medicare Part B

Note: Persons with End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) may not be able to enroll due to federal guidelines.

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**2020 Medicare Part A deductible and may change on January 1, 2021

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