CMS fully executes MA and PDP contracts with plans.
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.
MA and Medicare Part D marketing begins for CY 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.
CY 2021 Medicare Part C and D Star Ratings released on or around October 8, 2020.
CMS releases CY 2022 Notice of Intent to Apply (NOIA) for new contracts or contract extensions.
CMS releases the CY 2021 Landscape files, identifying approved and sanctioned MA plans.
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.
Annual Coordinated Election Period, Medicare-only beneficiaries can enroll in MA or Part D plans for 2021.
2022 NOIAs due for new MA or PDP contracts or extensions.
End of the Annual Election Period.