A request for termination may be cancelled by a signed statement filed on or before the last day of SMI coverage. (The last day of SMI coverage may
be a Saturday, Sunday, legal holiday or any other day all or part of which is declared
to be a nonwork day for Federal employees by statute or Executive Order. In that case, a request for cancellation of termination
received on the next regular workday will be treated as if filed on the last day of
The request need simply state, in effect: “I want to keep my Medicare medical insurance. Please disregard my previous request
to stop this insurance.” The statement must be signed by the enrollee, and should show both the enrollee's address and Medicare Number. If the enrollee
is incapable of transacting business, the request may be signed by a representative payee or, in the case of a nonbeneficiary,
by someone providing care or financial support.