Wow new SEP: Special Enrollment Period Extended: Texas Emergency Declaration – Border Security

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Please be advised that a state of emergency was extended, impacting individuals in certain Texas counties. This declaration allows for a one-time Special Enrollment Period (SEP), in the event beneficiaries were unable to make an election during another qualifying election period. Please reference the following guidelines for the incident period. This SEP applies to the Texas counties listed below.

Who is eligible:

This SEP opportunity is ONLY available to beneficiaries who:

  • Reside, or resided at the start of the SEP eligibility period described in this guidance, in an area for which a federal, state or local government entity has declared a disaster or other emergency or they do not reside in an affected area but rely on help making healthcare decisions from one or more individuals who reside in an affected area; and
  • Were eligible for another election period at the time of the SEP eligibility period, and;
  • Did not make an election during that other valid election period due to the disaster or other emergency.
Details:

Impacted Counties:
Aransas, Atascosa, Bee, Brewster, Brooks, Caldwell, Cameron, Chambers, Coleman, Colorado, Crane, Crockett, Culberson, DeWitt, Dimmit, Duval, Edwards, El Paso, Frio, Galveston, Goliad, Gonzales, Hidalgo, Hudspeth, Jackson, Jeff Davis, Jim Hogg, Jim Wells, Kenedy, Kerr, Kimble, Kinney, Kleberg, La Salle, Lavaca, Live Oak, Mason, Maverick, McCulloch, McMullen, Medina, Menard, Midland, Pecos, Presidio, Real, Refugio, San Patricio, Schleicher, Shackelford, Sutton, Terrell, Throckmorton, Uvalde, Val Verde, Victoria, Webb, Wharton, Wilbarger, Wilson, Zapata, and Zavala

Incident Period: The incident period is May 31, 2021. The declaration extension was announced on April 16, 2024.

Timeframe: Effective immediately, individuals meeting the requirements listed above can enroll, dis-enroll, or switch MAPD or PDP plans until June 30, 2025.

*Note:
Eligible enrollments will be effective the first of the month after the application has been processed.
 
Joe’s going to turn the faucet off after 2,500 per day though. #2501 ain’t getting in. Joe’s good that way. Great American President with no convictions on his record at all.
The Big Guy is too slick to get caught.
 
Joe’s going to turn the faucet off after 2,500 per day though. #2501 ain’t getting in. Joe’s good that way. Great American President with no convictions on his record at all.
The Big Guy is too slick to get caught.

Oh wow FEX quotes. The guys I called and said hey I've heard of you for years, I have about 100 agents under my agency to contract and you turned me down 🥲
 
What about this SEP…

Special Enrollment Period: Wisconsin Emergency Declaration – Response to 2024 Republican National Convention
Please be advised that a state of emergency was declared for certain Wisconsin counties. This declaration allows for a one-time Special Enrollment Period (SEP), in the event beneficiaries were unable to make an election during another qualifying election period. Please reference the following guidelines for the incident period. This SEP applies to the Wisconsin counties listed below.

Important Compliance Information

Who is eligible:


This SEP opportunity is ONLY available to beneficiaries who:

  • Reside, or resided at the start of the SEP eligibility period described in this guidance, in an area for which a federal, state or local government entity has declared a disaster or other emergency or they do not reside in an affected area but rely on help making healthcare decisions from one or more individuals who reside in an affected area; and
  • Were eligible for another election period at the time of the SEP eligibility period, and;
  • Did not make an election during that other valid election period due to the disaster or other emergency.
Details:

Impacted Counties:
City of Milwaukee and surrounding areas, Milwaukee County

Incident Period: The incident period is July 15, 2023 - July 18, 2024.

The declaration was announced on May 29, 2024.
Timeframe: Effective immediately, individuals meeting the requirements listed above can enroll, dis-enroll, or switch MAPD or PDP plans until September 30, 2024.

*Note:
Eligible enrollments will be effective the first of the month after the application has been processed.

Reminders:

Agents can accept/submit a Medicare Advantage or Prescription Drug Plan application by the beneficiary’s request through the following steps:

  1. Obtain a compliant Consent to Contact (C2C).
  2. Capture a compliant Scope of Appointment (SOA).
  3. Host a compliant 1:1 appointment.
  4. If the beneficiary is prepared to enroll, complete an application noting this SEP, by selecting the Emergency or Major Disaster option.
WARNING! Only select one election type.

Wellcare will communicate any changes to this SEP, if necessary, when they become available.

As always, we thank you for your partnership.
 
Please be advised that a state of emergency was extended, impacting individuals in certain Texas counties. This declaration allows for a one-time Special Enrollment Period (SEP), in the event beneficiaries were unable to make an election during another qualifying election period. Please reference the following guidelines for the incident period. This SEP applies to the Texas counties listed below.

Who is eligible:

This SEP opportunity is ONLY available to beneficiaries who:

  • Reside, or resided at the start of the SEP eligibility period described in this guidance, in an area for which a federal, state or local government entity has declared a disaster or other emergency or they do not reside in an affected area but rely on help making healthcare decisions from one or more individuals who reside in an affected area; and
  • Were eligible for another election period at the time of the SEP eligibility period, and;
  • Did not make an election during that other valid election period due to the disaster or other emergency.
Details:

Impacted Counties:
Aransas, Atascosa, Bee, Brewster, Brooks, Caldwell, Cameron, Chambers, Coleman, Colorado, Crane, Crockett, Culberson, DeWitt, Dimmit, Duval, Edwards, El Paso, Frio, Galveston, Goliad, Gonzales, Hidalgo, Hudspeth, Jackson, Jeff Davis, Jim Hogg, Jim Wells, Kenedy, Kerr, Kimble, Kinney, Kleberg, La Salle, Lavaca, Live Oak, Mason, Maverick, McCulloch, McMullen, Medina, Menard, Midland, Pecos, Presidio, Real, Refugio, San Patricio, Schleicher, Shackelford, Sutton, Terrell, Throckmorton, Uvalde, Val Verde, Victoria, Webb, Wharton, Wilbarger, Wilson, Zapata, and Zavala

Incident Period: The incident period is May 31, 2021. The declaration extension was announced on April 16, 2024.

Timeframe: Effective immediately, individuals meeting the requirements listed above can enroll, dis-enroll, or switch MAPD or PDP plans until June 30, 2025.

*Note:
Eligible enrollments will be effective the first of the month after the application has been processed.
 
These SEPs make no sense at all. Many of these listed counties surround counties that are not listed. San Antonio has a full-on migrant center in it, but it is left out. I suppose the Mayor of San Antonio thinks that he has the situation under control?
 
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