Help Available for Medicare Part B Late Enrollment Penalty

Do you have a Medicare Part B Late Enrollment Penalty? Medicare CardHelp may be available to reduce or eliminate the penalty if: 

  • You are enrolled in Medicare Part B and have a late enrollment penalty because you had coverage through a Vermont Health Connect insurance plan in the past or
  • You have not enrolled in Medicare Part B because you currently have or you had coverage through Vermont Health Connect insurance plan.

This opportunity is available only until September 30, 2017.

 For more information:

  • Call the Senior HelpLine at 800-642-5119 and ask to speak to a SHIP staff person for more information.
  • Contact the Social Security Administration at 800-772-1213
  • CMS (Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services) Fact Sheet:

https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Eligibility-and-Enrollment/Medicare-and-the-Marketplace/Downloads/Limited-Equitable-Relief-Fact-Sheet.pdf

This information was created by Vermont SHIP with financial assistance from the Administration for Community Living. The contents, therefore, do not necessarily represent official ACL policy.

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