Initial Enrollment Period (IEP)

Initial Enrollment Period on 65th BirthdayThe IEP is when you first become eligible for enrollment in Original Medicare (Medicare Parts A and B). The initial enrollment period is a seven-month period that begins three months before the month of your 65th birthday and ends three months after your 65th birthday.

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