2022 TRAIL Open Enrollment 

The TRAIL Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug (MAPD) Open Enrollment Period for the 2022 plan year runs October 15 - November 15, 2021.  Informational seminars will be held virtually this year to give eligible retirees and survivors an opportunity to learn about the Total Retiree Advantage Illinois (TRAIL) Program.  A link to a list of seminar dates and times is given below.  Topics included eligibility criteria and an explanation of the benefits provided through the Program.


As more information about the Open Enrollment period becomes available, this web site will be updated.*

* There are no changes to TRAIL except for the following:
* a new 'logo'
* new premium rates which will effect any retiree who must pay a premium or for a dependent
* The TRAIL open enrollment is Oct 15 through Nov 15. There will be NO extended enrollment period this year.
* If a retiree wishes to stay with their current TRAIL selection, they don't need to do anything. If they want to make changes, they must do so at      [email protected].
* If the retiree is turning 65 between October 1st through December 31st (and all of their dependents are already on Medicare), the retiree must make their INITIAL ENROLLMENT into TRAIL for the remainder of 2021, and then any changes they may want to make for TRAIL 2022 using OPEN ENROLLMENT.
* There are no more 'canary letters' for new enrollments.
* CMS has also mailed information to TRAIL retirees.