John, 68, is currently enrolled in a Medicare Supplement Plan with a stand-alone Prescription Drug Plan. Newly diagnosed with a chronic condition, he calls agent Charles on May 3 to ask if there are plans that will help him manage his condition. Can John enroll in a Chronic Special Needs Plan (CSNP) that covers his chronic condition?
Yes, he can enroll using his Special Election Period (SEP-Special Need/Chronic)
Mr. Kelly has substantial financial means. He enrolled in Original Medicare and purchased a Medigap policy many years ago that offered prescription drug coverage. The prescription drug coverage has not been comparable to that offered by Medicare Part D for several years and despite notification, Mr. Kelly took no action. Which of the following statements best describes what will occur if Mr. Kelly now decides to enroll in Medicare Part D?