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Medicare made easy

Medicare's Annual Enrollment Period may be behind us, but because all Kaiser Permanente Medicare health plans are rated 5 out of 5 Stars for 2022, you can enroll now during Medicare's 5-Star Special Enrollment Period and become a member as soon as next month.

Medicare health plan checklist

Knowing your retirement plans and needs can make transitioning to Medicare and choosing a Medicare Advantage plan go a lot faster and smoother. Start building a checklist even before your 65th birthday so you can get a jump on tasks and your timeline.

Kaiser Permanente Medicare Advantage health plans

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Medicare essential learning

There’s a lot to learn about Medicare, and we want you to feel great about the plan you choose. These articles and videos will help you understand your options and when to enroll. Plus, you can find helpful tips throughout.

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How Medicare works
See the difference between Original Medicare and Medicare Advantage, and what’s covered under Medicare Parts A, B, C, and D.

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When to enroll in Medicare
Moving to Medicare is a multistep process. Here’s a breakdown of what you need to do and when you can do it.

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Why choose Medicare Advantage
With added benefits and predictable costs, a Medicare Advantage plan can offer you more than Original Medicare.

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7 tips for choosing a Medicare health plan
Weighing your Medicare health plan options can feel like a lot of work — but it doesn't have to. Get our free guide and sign up for our helpful Getting Started emails today! There's no obligation to enroll.

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Watch our Kaiser Permanente Medicare videos for individual members
These videos will help you learn about Medicare star quality ratings, when and how to enroll, where to find information, and much more.

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Watch our Kaiser Permanente Medicare videos for group members
These videos will help you learn about when and how to enroll, where to find important information, and much more.

Get more information

Find answers to important questions, such as:

  • Will I lose my Medicare coverage if I sign up for a Kaiser Permanente Medicare Advantage health plan?
  • What happens if I move?