Dual Medicare and Medicaid (Medi-Cal) coverage can give you extra benefits and better value

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If you have both Medicare and Medicaid (Medi-Cal in California), you could be eligible for extra benefits. Kaiser Permanente Medicare Medicaid (Medi-Cal) Dual Special Needs (D-SNP) plans let you keep your Medicaid (Medi-Cal) benefits and get more benefits than Original Medicare.

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With our Medicare Medicaid (Medi-Cal) health plans, you can choose any available Kaiser Permanente doctor and rest easy knowing you’ll get high-quality care.


Plus, getting started is easy. We’re here to help you understand your options, and whenever you’re ready, you can speak with a Kaiser Permanente Medicare specialist 7 days a week, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., 1-855-832-0353 (TTY 711) or you can enroll online.

What benefits are included?

With a Medicare Medicaid (Medi-Cal) plan, you’ll get many extra benefits, including:

  Coverage you may have today Kaiser Permanente Medicare Medicaid (Medi-Cal) D-SNP plan
Medicaid (Medi-Cal) included included
Medicare Parts A & B included included
Hospital, doctor & outpatient visits included included
Part D prescription drug coverage included included
$0 copays [see footnote 1] for your:
  • Monthly premium & annual medical deductible
  • Primary, specialty & urgent care
  • Telehealth visits
Vision coverage   included
Fitness center memberships   included
Personal care coordinator   included

Am I eligible to enroll?

You can enroll in our Medicare Medicaid (Medi-Cal) plan if you have both Medicare and Medicaid (Medi-Cal) and live in one of the following areas:

  • Northern California
  • Southern California
  • Colorado (Denver Metro and Pueblo County only)
  • Georgia
  • Hawaii (Oahu and Maui only)

How do I enroll?

There’s no deadline, so you can enroll year-round. And there are many easy ways to enroll:

Give us a call
Speak with a Kaiser Permanente Medicare specialist 7 days a week, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
1-855-832-0353 (TTY 711).

Attend a seminar
Learn more by attending a seminar with a Kaiser Permanente Medicare specialist. 
Find a seminar.

Explore plans online
You can enroll online in 4 simple steps:

  1. Go to our explore plans site.
  2. Enter your ZIP code and click “Search for plans.”
  3. Scroll to the Kaiser Permanente Medicare Medicaid (Medi-Cal) D-SNP plan.
  4. Click “Plan details” for more information or “Enroll in plan” to start the enrollment process. (If you’re visiting the website between October 1 and December 30, you’ll need to select the plan year.)

Note: You must meet all Medicare health plan enrollment requirements. In Hawaii, you must also be a current member of the Kaiser Permanente Medicaid/QUEST plan.


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