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New Online Tools for Seniors Who Have Lost Health Coverage at Work

June 03, 2020

Important News: If you are a senior who has lost your health insurance coverage due to the coronavirus, you may be eligible to qualify for a Special Enrollment Period in Medicare Part B.

Who can apply? Any American who is 65 or older who has had group health plan coverage – or, job-based health care – within the last eight months of you or your spouse’s current employment.

Where can I apply? Seniors can apply online for Part B. CLICK HERE to do so.

What do I need? You will need your Medicare number, current home address and phone number, an email address, and documentation of your prior health care coverage.

If you don’t fall into this category, but have still lost health insurance coverage during this pandemic, there are options available for you too. CLICK HERE to see where you can find health care insurance as we continue to fight this virus.

For more information: CLICK HERE to learn more from the Social Security Administration and HERE for information from CMS.

Want to read more on the fight against Coronavirus? Read our Coronavirus Bulletin here which contains our extensive FAQ about recent federal actions.

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