Am I eligible for a Kaiser Permanente Medicare health plan?
You're generally eligible to enroll in a Kaiser Permanente Medicare health plan if you're 65 or older. Or, younger than 65 and meet criteria for certain disabilities. You must be entitled to Medicare Part A and enrolled in Part B.
Plus, you must permanently reside in the Kaiser Permanente service area. Call us to see if we offer Medicare health plan coverage where you live.
There are different periods in which you may be eligible to enroll in a Medicare health plan. Read about official Medicare election periods and enrollment dates, including enrolling in one of our 2018 5-Star Medicare health plans.*
What information do I need to enroll?
To enroll in a Kaiser Permanente Medicare health plan, you'll need:
Information on your Medicare card or letter from Social Security or Railroad Retirement Board
Your current health plan information, including group or Medicaid (Medi-Cal in California) ID numbers (if you have Medicaid or your state helps pay for your Medicare premiums)
Any other verification that shows you're entitled to Medicare Part A and enrolled in Medicare Part B
* Medicare evaluates plans based on a 5-star rating system. Star Ratings are calculated each year and may change from one year to the next. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Health Plan Management System, Plan Rating 2018. Kaiser Permanente contract #H0524, #H0630, #H1170, #H1230, #H2150, #H9003, #H2172.
We're here to help.
Call 1-877-852-5081 (toll free) (TTY 711) 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., 7 days a week, to:
Speak to a licensed sales specialist
Schedule a personal appointment
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NCQA and MedicareWebWatch awards were not given or endorsed by Medicare. Official CMS Star Ratings can be found at medicare.gov.†
The Formulary, pharmacy network, and/or provider network may change at any time. You will receive notice when necessary.
Benefits, premiums and/or copayments/coinsurance may change on January 1 of each year, and for group members, at other times in accord with your group’s contract with us.
This information is not a complete description of benefits. Contact the plan for more information. Limitations, copayments, and restrictions may apply.
You must reside in the Kaiser Permanente Medicare health plan service area in which you enroll.
In California, Maryland and the District of Columbia, Kaiser Permanente is an HMO plan and a Cost plan with a Medicare contract. In Hawaii, Oregon, Washington, Colorado, and Georgia, Kaiser Permanente is an HMO plan with a Medicare contract. In Virginia, Kaiser Permanente is a Cost plan with a Medicare contract. Enrollment in Kaiser Permanente depends on contract renewal.
At sales meetings, a sales person will be present with information and applications. For accommodation of persons with special needs
at sales meetings, call 1-877-220-3956 (toll free) or TTY 711. Calling this number will direct you to a licensed sales specialist.
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This page was last updated: April 27, 2018 at 12 a.m. PT