Medicare plays a key role in providing health and financial security to beneficiaries residing in California. California has more than 6.3 million beneficiaries enrolled in Medicare. In fact, more than 10% of ALL Medicare beneficiaries live in California! We’ll cover some very important information below about Medicare in California. We want to help you better understand your options and make the decision-process as seamless as possible once you’re ready to enroll in Medicare or discover different coverage options.
For more information on how you can save money on your out-of-pocket costs with a Part C, Part D, or Medigap plan, please click the plans below to learn more. Licensed agents can also answer any of your questions and help you find a plan that fits your needs, lifestyle, and budget by clicking here.
Original Medicare Plans (Part A and B)
Medicare Advantage & Other Health Plans
Stand-alone Medicare Part D (Drug Plans)
Total Medicare Beneficiaries in California
Medicare covers most California residents who are age 65 or older, and it also covers disabled California residents. In general, Medicare enrollment in California works the same way as it does in the rest of the country. If you qualify, Original Medicare Part A and Part B will help cover your health costs.
California’s Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program (HICAP): HICAP provides free, confidential one-on-one counseling, education, and assistance to individuals and their families on Medicare, Long-Term Care insurance, other health insurance related issues, and planning ahead for Long-Term Care needs. HICAP also provides legal assistance or legal referrals in dealing with Medicare or Long-Term Care insurance-related issues.
Contact: Call 1-800-434-0222. You can also search for your nearest HICAP office on the Department of Aging website.
California Health Advocates is the leading non-profit focused on Medicare advocacy and education in California. They provide timely information on Medicare and long-term care, and conduct state and national policy advocacy for increased consumer rights and protections.
Contact: Full list of California Health Advocates contacts
California Department of Managed Health Care: The Department assists you if have additional concerns or complaints, or a dispute regarding insurance purchased through your employer, Medicaid coverage, Medicare coverage, or “self-insured” employer.
Contact: Call (888) 466-221, visit http://www.HealthHelp.ca.gov, or email [email protected].
The licensed agents that are partnered with Timefor65 can help you compare the availability, benefits, and costs of Medicare plans in your specific region of California. Our process makes it easier for you to access your Medicare eligibility in California so that you receive personalized, affordable, and easy-to-use coverage options and solutions. Feel free to fill out the form or give us a call at (866) 327-0148 anytime to get your free quote and ask any questions that may be lingering.