Medicare Special Enrollment for Formerly Incarcerated Individuals (Incarceration (SEP) – Effective January 1, 2023, individuals leaving custody have an opportunity to enroll in Medicare without late enrollment penalties. Under the Incarceration SEP, individuals leaving custody have a 12-month period in which to enroll or re-enroll in Medicare and can do so without being subject to a late enrollment penalty. For more information, please see Justice in Aging’s Issue Brief.
The Senior Citizen Law Project provides legal representation, advice, and referrals to Nassau County seniors in matters involving housing, health care, and social security. The Project also assists with wills, power of attorney, health care proxy forms, pooled trusts, Medicaid planning, consumer debt, and utility shut-offs. Nassau County Residents can call (516) 292-8100.
All of our offices are now open to the public and accepting walk-ins.