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Medicare

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Medicare

 

Providence Medicare classes are designed to help you make informed decisions about your Medicare options.  Whether you’re new to Medicare or looking for the most up-to-date information regarding health plan benefits, Providence can help. Classes are conducted by local Medicare agents, and in some cases, health plan representatives will be available to answer your questions.

New to Medicare?

Medicare Education and Social Security Basics

Medicare can be overwhelming. This class will focus on:

  • Medicare basics, Medicare Part A, B, C, and D, Medigap (supplement plans)
  • Social Security
  • Enrollment windows and timing
  • Delaying retirement (after 65th birthday) 

You will have a chance to ask specific questions based on your individual needs.

Register for a one-hour virtual Medicare Education class:

Need help with finding a Providence doctor or registering for a Medicare class? Call 844-992-1260 or fill out the online form.

Providence has partnered with eHealth, an independent insurance agency that operates the non-government eHealthMedicare.com website.  The comparison tool will cover Los Angeles, Orange, and parts of San Bernardino and Ventura counties. This is an easy way to shop for Medicare plans. In just four easy steps, the website helps you find a plan that’s right for you, and accepted by Providence doctors.

Compare plans

Providence hospitals and doctors accept Original Medicare, most Medicare Supplement plans and many Medicare Advantage HMO plans.  Be sure to pick a Medicare plan that includes Providence.  

Orange County Plans

  • Anthem
    • Anthem MediBlue Select HMO
    • Anthem MediBlue Plus HMO
    • Anthem MediBlue Coordination Plus HMO  
  • Blue Shield of California
    • Blue Shield 65+ Plus
    • Blue Shield 65+ Plus Choice 
    • Blue Shield Vital
    • Blue Shield Inspire
  • Health Net
    • Health Net Healthy Heart HMO
    • Health Net Seniority Plus Amber I (SNP)
    • Health Net Seniority Plus Amber II (SNP)
    • Health Net Seniority Plus Green (HMO)
    • Health Net Seniority Plus Ruby HMO 
    • Health Net Seniority Plus Sapphire HMO
    • Health Net Seniority Plus Sapphire Premier HMO
    • Health Net Seniority Plus Sapphire Premier HMO
  • SCAN
    • Scan Classic HMO
    • Scan Balance HMO SNP
    • Scan Health First HMO SNP
    • Scan Prime
  • UnitedHealthCare
    • UHC - AARP Medicare Complete Secure Horizons Assure Plan 
    • UHC - AARP Medicare Complete Secure Horizons Essential
    • UHC - AARP Medicare Complete Secure Horizons Plan 2
    • UHC - AARP Medicare Complete Secure Horizons Plan 3
    • UHC - AARP Medicare Complete Secure Horizons Premier
    • UHC - AARP Medicare Complete Secure Horizons Focus Plan

LA County Plans

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Medicare Choice Plan (PPO)*

    *Only contracted with Saint John's Physician Partners

  • Anthem
    • Anthem MediBlue Select (HMO)*
    • Anthem MediBlue Plus (HMO)*
    • Anthem MediBlue Extra (HMO)*
    • Anthem MediBlue Coordination Plus (HMO) (medi/medi look alike plan)*

    *Not contracted with Saint John's Physician Partners

  • Blue Shield of California
    • Blue Shield 65 Plus Choice Plan (HMO)
    • Blue Shield 65 Plus Choice Plan (HMO)
    • Blue Shield 65 Plus (HMO)
  • CareMore

    CareMore is only contracted with Axminster Medical Group in the South Bay area.

  • Health Net
    • Health Net Gold Select (HMO)*
    • Health Net Healthy Heart (HMO)*
    • Health Net Seniority Plus Green (HMO)*
    • Health Net Seniority Plus*
    • Health Net Seniority Plus Amber I*
    • Health Net Seniority Plus Amber II*
    • Health Net Seniority Plus Sapphire*
    • Health Net Seniority Plus Sapphire Premier*
    • Health Net Seniority Plus Sapphire Premier II*
    • Health Net Cal MediConnect*
    • Health Net Jade*

    *Not contracted with Saint John's Physician Partners

  • Humana
    • Humana Value Plus H5619-037 (HMO)*
    • Humana Gold Plus H5619-021 (HMO)*

    *Not contracted with Saint John's Physician Partners

  • SCAN
    • SCAN Classic (HMO)
    • SCAN Prime (HMO)
    • SCAN Connections (HMO SNP)
    • SCAN Plus 
  • UnitedHealthcare
    • UnitedHealthcare MedicareComplete Assure (HMO)*
    • AARP MedicareComplete SecureHorizons Plan 1 (HMO)*
    • AARP MedicareComplete SecureHorizons Focus (HMO)*
    • AARP MedicareComplete SecureHorizons Essential (HMO)*
    • AARP MedicareComplete SecureHorizons Premier (HMO)*
    • AARP MedicareComplete Secure Horizons  (HMO) (Ventura County)*

    *Only contracted Facey Medical Group

High Desert Plans

  • Blue Shield of California
    • Blue Shield 65+ Plus
  • CareMore
    • CareMore (includes SCAN and Blue Cross Members)
  • Health Net
    • Health Net Gold Select
    • Health Net Healthy Heart
  • InterValley Health Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    • UHC - AARP Medicare Complete Secure Horizons Assure Plan 
    • UHC - AARP Medicare Complete Secure Horizons Essential
    • UHC - AARP Medicare Complete Secure Horizons Plan 2
    • UHC - AARP Medicare Complete Secure Horizons Plan 3
    • UHC - AARP Medicare Complete Secure Horizons Premier
    • UHC - AARP Medicare Complete Secure Horizons Focus Plan
 

Providence’s Guide to Medicare eBook

Download the comprehensive Providence's Guide to Medicare eBook. It’s full of resources including: 

  • Differences between Medicare Parts A and B (Original Medicare)
  • What is a Medicare Supplement Plan
  • What does Part C (Medicare Advantage) cover 
  • What about Part D (Prescription Drug Coverage) 

Download guide

Medicare 101 Video 

A short video explaining the differences between Parts A, B, C, D and Medicare Supplement Plans. 

Medicare Coverage Help Line

Providence has partnered with eHealth to help you find the Medicare coverage that best meets your individual needs. The eHealth licensed insurance advisors specialize in Medicare and understand the Medicare plans Providence accepts. You will speak to a licensed insurance agent at eHealth, an independent insurance broker. This is a zero-cost service and there is no obligation to enroll.

833-975-1211 (TTY users 711)
Mon. - Fri. from 5 a.m. to 5 p.m. PST

Medical Groups in the Providence Network

Ensure your access to Providence hospitals and services by selecting a primary care doctor from our medical groups.

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