Aetna Medicare Insurance for Rhode Islanders
Sized at only 1,214 square miles and surrounded by heavy hitters like New York and Massachusetts, Rhode Island is the smallest state in our country in area but one with a big personality. Providence’s nightlife is nothing to gloss over with plenty to do and even more to eat. Don’t miss out on what your state has to offer because your medical expenses are too much to handle. With over 20% of Rhode Islanders enrolled in a Medicare plan,* you can join your neighbor by enrolling today and living a larger than Rhode Island life.
More than 20% of Rhode Islanders are enrolled in Medicare with over 200,000 enrollees.*
*Kaiser Family Foundation https://www.kff.org/medicare/state-indicator/total-medicare-beneficiaries/
To learn more about the available Medicare benefits in your area, call to talk to a licensed agent about Aetna Medicare.
Types of Medicare plans in the Ocean State
You can get your drink on in Rhode Island with highlights like the Awful Awful iced drink, coffee milk, and Del’s frozen lemonade. Choosing a Medicare plan is like picking the right beverage. Aetna Medicare has several options that will leave a good taste in your mouth.
Am I eligible for Medicare in Rhode Island?
Those who are 65 or older and a legal US resident may be eligible for Medicare. If you’re a resident under 65 with certain health conditions, you may be eligible too. And with Medicare Advantage, you can receive more benefits than Original Medicare (Parts A and B) offers.
Medicare’s varied options have different levels of eligibility. If you have any questions or concerns regarding your eligibility for Medicare plans, including Aetna Medicare Advantage, make the call. A friendly, licensed agent can help.
When can I enroll?
There are three primary Medicare enrollment periods:
Initial Enrollment Period
If you’re turning 65 soon and enrolling in Medicare for the first time, you have the month of your 65th birthday and a three-month grace period before and after your birthday known as the Initial Enrollment Period.
Annual Enrollment Period
Already have Original Medicare and want to upgrade your coverage by switching to a Medicare Advantage plan? Make the switch during the Annual Enrollment Period which starts October 15th and ends December 7th every year.
Special Enrollment Period
Under some circumstances, you may be able to enroll in a Medicare plan during a Special Enrollment Period. For example, you may be able to enroll in coverage or switch plans if you’ve recently moved to an area where your current plan is not covered. Talk to one of our licensed agents today to see if your special circumstance applies.
Get enrolled in three simple steps:
Call a licensed agent
Answer some questions about your coverage needs
Sign up for a plan
Other Medicare Resources in Rhode Island
Senior Health Insurance Program (SHIP)
Receive unbiased Medicare resources and information from the Senior Health Insurance Program (SHIP).
Get free access to resources in your area from specialists at the Rhode Island Office of Healthy Aging’s program, The Point.
Rhode Island Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP)
Learn how to detect and protect yourself from healthcare fraud or abuse with the state’s Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP) in your corner.