While lower-ranked plans must adhere to the current national open enrollment period that began on October 15 and ends on December 7, CMS allows all five-star plans to offer a special enrollment period that allows members to sign up during any month in 2013.
What does SEP stand for?
SEP stands for Special Enrollment Period (Medicare)
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- Source Evaluation Panel (US NRC)
- South End Press
- Southeast Europe Project (Woodrow Wilson Center)
- Spanning Explorer Packet (Cisco)
- Special Education Program (various organizations)
- Special Election Period (US Medicare)
- Special Embassy Program
- Special Emphasis Panel
- Special Emphasis Program
- Special Energy Programme (Kenya)
Samples in periodicals archive:
The proposal would allow for open enrollment periods and sufficient exceptions for special enrollment periods to protect individuals, but limits them.
5 Notice of Special Enrollment Period for Adult Children.
For personnel who missed the special enrollment period, others are available: 15 May through 31 July and 15 November through 31 January annually.
8 million workers had in an employee investment program; contract language "severely restricting" contracting out of work; a successorship clause; a career development program; improved severance pay and supplemental unemployment benefits; company payment of one-half of the premiums for optional major medical insurance for retirees; and a special enrollment period for retirees not already under the optional major medical plan.
Excerpt from November 6, 2012 Letter from Attorney General of New Mexico to Centers for Medicare and Medicaid - As the Attorney General of New Mexico, I am requesting that CMS consider extending open enrollment through a special enrollment period of at least two more months in order to give New Mexico residents the opportunity to receive adequate information and make informed healthcare choices.
Our website is especially important right now as beneficiaries learn about Medicare's new Special Enrollment Period for plans rated 5 stars for excellence by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
McGovern, D-Worcester, the federal government refused to grant a special enrollment period to allow the city to enroll certain retirees into the Medicare program.