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After you’ve enrolled in a Humana Medicare plan

You've made your selection and enrolled online in one of Humana's Medicare plans. Your information is then moved to the processing phase of enrollment. Now you're only a short time away from enjoying your Humana Medicare benefits.

What happens next?

  1. Humana receives your completed and signed enrollment form
  2. Depending on the plan you enrolled in, Humana does one of the following:

    a. If you enrolled in one of Humana's Medicare Advantage plans or prescription drug plans, we send your completed enrollment form to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for approval. You will receive your new Humana ID card within 7-10 business days after Humana gets CMS approval of your enrollment form. Take this card with you whenever you use any of the plan's benefits. You also will receive a Humana Member Benefit Package that contains plan benefit information.

    b. If you purchased one of Humana's Medicare Supplement Insurance plans, we begin the process of issuing your policy and printing your new Humana ID card. You will receive your new Humana ID card within 10 business days. Take this card with you whenever you use any of the plans' benefits. You also will receive a copy of your plan benefit information. Your policy includes a 30-day free look period.

When does my coverage begin?

Coverage begins on your effective date. When you enroll determines this date. If your plan includes prescription drug coverage, and if you need to fill prescriptions after your coverage begins but before you receive your ID card, take your online enrollment confirmation page and a copy of your enrollment form to your local Humana in-network retail pharmacy. Be sure to tell the pharmacist which Humana Medicare plan you chose.

To get printable proof of your Humana coverage, simply register for MyHumana and fill out the online form in our Humana ID card viewer.

For current Humana members

If you're currently a Humana member, visit our Medicare tools and resources section.

If you're looking for information on disenrolling from a Humana Medicare plan, you can read more in our Medicare FAQ section on Disenrollment Rights and Responsibilities.

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