• September 30, 2021
    Deadline for all MA, MA-PD, MMP, PDP, and cost-based plans (including those not offering Part D and those that do offer Part D) to send the standardized Annual Notice of Change (ANOC) and LIS rider to current enrollees
  • October 1, 2021
    MA and Medicare Part D plan marketing begins for CY 2022
  • October 1, 2021
    Deadline by which enrollees of non-renewing PDPs, MA plans, MA-PD plans, MMPs, and cost-based plans must receive final personalized beneficiary non-renewal notification letters.
  • Early/Mid October
    Medicare Advantage and Part D plan Star Ratings released on Medicare.gov
  • Mid-October
    CMS releases CY 2023 Notice of Intent to Apply (NOIA) for new contracts or contract extensions. CMS releases the CY 2022 Landscape files, identifying approved and sanctioned MA plans
  • October 15, 2021
    Deadline for all MA, MA-PD, MMP, PDP, and cost-based plans (including those not offering Part D and those that do offer Part D) to send documents detailed below

    Deadline for all MA, MA-PD, MMP, PDP, and cost-based plans (including those not offering Part D and those that do offer Part D) to send the following documents (or notification, if permitted) to current enrollees: Evidence of Coverage (EOC); abridged or comprehensive formularies; and provider/pharmacy directories.

  • October 15, 2021
    Annual Election Period begins. Medicare beneficiaries can enroll in MA or Part D plans for CY 2022.
  • November 11, 2021
    CY 2023 NOIA deadline to ensure access to HPMS for new MA or PDP contracts or plans that wish to expand their service areas.
  • December 7, 2021
    End of the Annual Election Period.