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Am I eligible for a Kaiser Permanente Medicare health plan?

You're generally eligible to enroll in a Kaiser Permanente Senior Advantage (HMO) or Medicare Plus (Cost) 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.

Learn more about Medicare eligibility for Medicare Parts A and B.

When can I enroll in a Medicare health plan?

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 2016 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 2016. Kaiser Permanente contract #H0524, #H0630, #H1170, #H1230, #H2150, #H9003.

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