See the table below to learn more about Medicare eligibility for specific types of Medicare coverage. Then, choose the statement that applies to you to continue shopping.
I have Medicare and I want to shop for a Medicare health plan.
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|Part/plan||You are eligible to enroll if:
||What else do you need to know?|
|Medicare Part A (hospital insurance)||
||If you already get benefits from Social Security or the Railroad Retirement Board, you'll automatically get Part A as soon as you qualify.|
|Medicare Part B (medical insurance)||
Part B is optional. If you decide not to sign up during your first enrollment period, you may have to pay a late enrollment penalty.
Medicare Part C (Medicare Advantage)
Kaiser Permanente offers Medicare Advantage plans in California, Colorado, Hawaii, Georgia, Maryland, Oregon, Washington, Virginia, and Washington, D.C.
We can help you figure out which Kaiser Permanente Medicare Advantage plan may be best for you.
To speak with a Kaiser Permanente Medicare Specialist, call:
|Medicare Part D (prescription drugs)||
||Medicare Part D is optional. If you decide not to sign up during your first enrollment period, you may have to pay a late penalty when you do get started.|
You must reside in the Kaiser Permanente Medicare health plan service area in which you enroll.
This page was last updated: October 15, 2020, at 12 p.m. PT