Initial Enrollment Period

Initial Enrollment Period on 65th BirthdayThe IEP is when you first become eligible for enrollment in Medicare or one of its parts. In the majority of cases, the IEP is a seven-month period that begins three months before the month of your 65th birthday and ends three months after this milestone has been reached.

As Xavier’s 65th birthday was in April, his IEP was Jan. 1 to July 31.