Retiring after 65? Enroll in a Medicare Advantage plan centered on you.

What to expect

If you are 65 or older and have been covered under your employer’s health plan, your spouse’s plan, or a Marketplace plan, you can still enroll in Medicare up to two months after your current coverage ends. 

It’s important to understand your healthcare choices so you can ensure you have the right coverage for your lifestyle. Mass General Brigham Health Plan is here to support you with helpful information and Medicare Advantage plans.

Learn the basics of Medicare

As someone new to Medicare enrollment, you may have questions. Click below to go to our Medicare Basics page to brush up on everything you need to know about Medicare before browsing your plan options.

Preparing to sign up for Medicare

As soon as you know when you are going to retire or no longer receive your current coverage, start gathering information to ensure you get the coverage you need. Walk through our step-by-step timeline to set yourself up for success.

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Health care and health coverage from every angle.

Our Medicare Advantage plans start at $0 and provide a continuous circle of care and coverage so you can get the right care, in the right place, at the right time.

Extended network

You’ll have access to a wide network of doctors and hospitals that includes the Mass General Brigham healthcare system and other providers, clinics, and hospitals throughout the region.

Benefits at a glance

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Over-the-counter benefits

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Enhanced dental, vision, and hearing services

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Hearing aids and eyewear allowance

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Fitness reimbursement

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Coverage when you travel worldwide

Care Guides

Our Care Guides, like our plans, are centered on you. When you enroll in a Medicare Advantage plan from Mass General Brigham Health Plan, you're paired with a Care Guide who helps you understand and use your benefits. Your Care Guide can help you:

  • Find in-network providers
  • Understand your coverage
  • Solve prescription issues
  • Schedule appointments

How to enroll during your Special Enrollment Period

You can sign up for Medicare or make changes during the annual open enrollment period of October 15 through December 7. However, you can also make changes during a Special Enrollment Period (SEP), which occurs when certain qualifying events happen, including losing employer coverage, retiring, moving, or other situations. Enrollment timing depends on the situation.

Follow these steps to enroll in one of our Medicare Advantage plans:

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Sign up for Original Medicare (Medicare Parts A and B) through the Social Security Administration.

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Call us to add additional coverage through Mass General Brigham Health Plan. We have plans starting at $0 monthly premium.

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On the first day of the month after we receive your application, your coverage will take effect.

Request a Benefit Kit

Compare plans, learn about benefits, and understand coverage details with your free Plan Benefit Kit now.

Have questions? Our Medicare Advisors are here to help.

Get expert guidance to help you understand your options, find the right plan, and make sure the transition to your new plan goes smoothly with no disruption to your care.

Call 855-486-3097 (TTY 711)

October 1-March 31
8 AM-8 PM ET, Mon-Sun

April 1-September 30
8 AM-8 PM ET, Mon-Fri