Convenient Locations

Convenient Locations

Near your home or wherever you might be.

Senior Resources

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Our Network
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About Medicare

Learn about the four parts of Medicare, when to sign up, and your coverage options.

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Important Dates and Information
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Accepted Health Plans

Aetna

  • Aetna Medicare Select Plan (HMO)
  • Aetna Medicare Prime Plan (HMO)
  • Aetna Medicare Plus Plan (HMO)
  • Aetna Medicare Choice Plan (PPO)

Alignment  

  • Platimun 008 LA/OC
  • smartHMO 013 LA Only
  • Heart & Diabetes 010 LA/OC
  • My Choice HMO 001 LA/OC
  • CalPlus Plan 009 LA/OC

Anthem BlueCross Caremore

  • Anthem Breathe
  • Anthem Connect Plus
  • Anthem Diabetes
  • Anthem ESRD
  • Anthem Heart
  • Anthem SmartSmart Plus
  • Anthem Value Plus

Blue Shield:

  • Blue Shield 65 Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield Inspire HMO
  • Blue Shield Vital HMO
  • Blue Shield AdvantageOptimum Plan HMO
  • Blue Shield 65 Plus Plan 2 HMO (formerly Choice)
  • Blue Shield Coordinated Choice Plan HMO
  • Blue Shield TotalDual Plan HMO D-SNP

(We do not accept Blue Shield 65 Plus Choice)

Health Net

  • Gold Select
  • Healthy Heart
  • Seniority Plus Amber I
  • Seniority Plus Amber II
  • Seniority Plus Green (LA County Only)
  • Seniority Plus Sapphire
  • Seniority Plus Sapphire Premier (Medi-Medi)
    (We do not accept Jade)

Humana

  • Humana Value Plus HMO
  • Humana Gold Plus Enhanced HMO
  • Humana Gold Plus Dual (Medi-Medi)

SCAN:

  • SCAN Balance
  • SCAN Classic
  • SCAN Connections (LA County Only)
  • SCAN Heart First (Orange County Only)
  • SCAN Plus Plan (Medi-Medi)

UnitedHealthcare Medicare

  • UnitedHealthcare Group Medicare Advantage (HMO)
  • AARP Medicare Advantage SecureHorizons Focus (HMO)
  • AARP Medicare Advantage SecureHorizons Plan 2 (HMO)
  • AARP Medicare Advantage SecureHorizons Premier (HMO)
  • UnitedHealthcare Medicare Advantage Assure (HMO)
  • AARP Medicare Advantage Freedom Plus (HMO-POS) effective 1/1/2021
  • AARP Medicare Advantage Patriot (HMO

*MemorialCare Medical Group also accepts the following plans:
Tricare For Life, Traditional Medicare
Medicare Supplements (Medi-Gap) plans

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Contact Us

Our Medicare Education Specialists are always here to help you.

Jose Juarez
Medicare Education Specialist - Orange County Region
Mobile: (714) 640-7158
Email Jose

Cheryl Hirtler
Medicare Education Specialist - Long Beach and Los Alamitos Regions
Mobile: (714) 352-1119
Email Cheryl

Common Questions

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If I have an employer insurance plan, when do I enroll?

If you’re insured through your employer, check with your benefits department to find out your open enrollment period.

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When is Open Enrollment for Medicare?
  • October 15th – December 7th: Medicare’s Annual Election Period
  • January 1st: Plans become effective
  • January 1st to February 14th: This is a special enrollment period that allows Medicare Advantage enrollees the opportunity to drop their Medicare Advantage plan and enroll in original Medicare without penalty.
  • January 1st to March 31st: If your IEP passes and you fail to enroll in Medicare, or if you weren’t automatically enrolled, you can apply for Medicare Part A and Part B during this general enrollment period. Enrollees who sign up during this time period have their coverage begin July 1st.
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What should I consider when reviewing my current plan?
  • What did and didn't work this year?
  • Do I anticipate any major medical needs for next year (such as surgery, medical equipment, etc.)?
  • Do I foresee any new medications, and what tier will they be on the plan formulary?
  • What were my out-of-pocket costs for this year (including premiums, co-pays, deductibles and payments for non-covered services)?
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What should I consider when choosing a new health plan?
  • Is my doctor of choice covered by this plan?
  • Is my preferred local hospital contracted with this plan?
  • Will I have access to locations near my home and work?
  • Will I have access to the treatments and technology me or my family may need this next year?
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What is a "health system," and why does it matter to me?

A full health system ensures the clinicians treating you, whether it’s primary care, a specialist’s office or a hospital, have shared access through electronic medical records to important information about your most recent diagnosis, allergies or tests.

It also allows you to have access to multiple types of care to better manage chronic conditions and any health issues that may arise in the future.

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What should I look for when choosing a new doctor?

The qualities to look for in a doctor depend on your health needs. Generally, look for someone who practices near your home or work, has the ability to refer within a larger system and partners with you throughout your healthcare journey.

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What steps do I need to take once I have joined MemorialCare?
  • Verify that your new insurance card has your correct doctor’s name
  • If you change health plans and need a prescription refill. Please contact your doctor office right away
  • If you’re new to MemorialCare please schedule an appointment with your new doctor
  • If you haven’t received your new insurance card, please contact one of our senior liaisons to assist you.
  • If you need assistance setting a MyChart account please contact our senior liaison.
  • Transferring medical records

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