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En español | You face serious consequences if you miss your deadline for signing up for Part B. That deadline could be the end of your initial enrollment period (IEP), which expires at the end of the third month after the month in which you turn 65. Or it could be the end of a special enrollment period (SEP) that you’re entitled to if, beyond your IEP, you receive health insurance from an employer for which you or your spouse actively works. This SEP lasts for up to eight months after the employment or coverage ends — whichever occurs first.
In either case, missing your deadline means that:
Here are some additional points that you need to consider:
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