When will my Medicare coverage start after Initial Enrollment?

The date your Medicare plan coverage starts depends on the month you sign up during your IEP. Coverage always starts on the first of the month.3

If you sign up Before the month of your 65th birthday The month you turn 65 1 month after you turn 65 2–3 months after you turn 65 Medicare coverage will start The month you turn 65 The next month The next month The next month