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It is important for SNF providers to pay close attention to beneficiary healthcare coverage. The Annual Medicare Beneficiary Enrollment period is active starting in mid-October. As beneficiaries begin to explore their options regarding traditional Medicare, Medicare Part D prescription drug plans and Part A Medicare Advantage plans, providers should be aware of the changes.
The Annual Coordinated Election Period (ACEP) is underway from October 15th through December 7th, 2016. The ACEP is often referred to as "Open Enrollment". SNF providers should know the following when it comes to Medicare Open Enrollment: