An individual who is competent and physically able to transact business must file
his/her own request for enrollment. The enrollment request must be filed during a
prescribed enrollment period. See HI
An individual who is incompetent, or is competent but physically unable to apply for
enrollment, may be enrolled by a legal guardian or representative payee, if he/she
If there is no representative payee (e.g., the individual is a nonbeneficiary), the
person providing care and/or support may enroll the individual. If such person is
unwilling or uninterested, some other relative or friend willing to assume responsibility for premium payments may file an enrollment request on behalf of the individual.