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Medicare made easy

Signing up for a Medicare health plan doesn’t have to be complicated. Our Star quality ratings mean you can feel confident in our care. All Kaiser Permanente 2022 Medicare health plans have received the highest possible rating, 5 out of 5 stars for quality and service.
Medicare's Annual Enrollment Period is open October 15 - December 7. Sign up today!

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.


Find the right plan for you

Explore plans
Looking for employer/group Medicare health plans?
  • Please check with your employer to learn if you are eligible for the Group Medicare health plan.
  • Current eligible members should sign on the Explore Plans to enroll in your employer/group's Medicare health plan. If you are a Federal employee, please visit kp.org/feds for online enrollment.
  • If not a current KP member and you are eligible for KP's employer/group Medicare health plan coverage, check with your benefits administrator to learn about enrollment options or call us at 1-855-832-0353.
Already started your application? Check your enrollment status
If you've already applied for enrollment, you can check the progress of your application anytime. Start here

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?