What is D-SNP and how do
I know if I’m eligible to enroll?
Dual Eligible Special Needs Plans are for people who are
eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid.
El Paso Health Medicare Advantage is the only locally based
Medicare Advantage Plan in El Paso. Call us or visit us.
What do D-SNP’s cover?
Like all Medicare Advantage plans, D-SNP are required by law to
provide all the benefits of Original Medicare Part A and Part B. But
these plans are designed for members with special needs, so they
also offer special benefits, including prescription drug coverage with
every plan at no additional cost.
El Paso Health’s D-SNP also offers valuable added benefits
When can I enroll in a D-SNP Plan?
If you’re turning 65 or newly eligible for Medicare, you qualify to enroll
during your Initial Enrollment Period. That starts 3 months before you
turn 65, includes the month you turn 65 and ends 3 months after you
You can also enroll during the Medicare Annual Enrollment Period
(AEP) between Oct. 15 – Dec. 7, with coverage beginning Jan. 1.
Lastly, if you qualify for Medicaid, Qualified Medicare Beneficiary
(QMB) in Texas you have a special enrollment period to enroll.