United States Code
USC most recently checked for updates: Aug 12, 2020
An individual may enroll in the insurance program established by this part only in such manner and form as may be prescribed by regulations, and only during an enrollment period prescribed in or under this section.
In the case of individuals who first satisfy paragraph (1) or (2) of section 1395o of this title before
In the case of an individual who first satisfies paragraph (1) or (2) of section 1395o of this title on or after
There shall be a general enrollment period during the period beginning on January 1 and ending on March 31 of each year.
In any case where the Secretary finds that an individual’s enrollment or nonenrollment in the insurance program established by this part or part A pursuant to section 1395i–2 of this title is unintentional, inadvertent, or erroneous and is the result of the error, misrepresentation, or inaction of an officer, employee, or agent of the Federal Government, or its instrumentalities, the Secretary may take such action (including the designation for such individual of a special initial or subsequent enrollment period, with a coverage period determined on the basis thereof and with appropriate adjustments of premiums) as may be necessary to correct or eliminate the effects of such error, misrepresentation, or inaction.