Coverage for Medicare Beneficiaries
Cedars-Sinai has partnered with eHealth to help you find the Medicare coverage that best meets your needs. Speak with a licensed insurance agent or enroll in a plan online.
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Cedars-Sinai has served the needs of Medicare beneficiaries since the program began in 1965. Cedars-Sinai is included in both traditional Medicare and Medicare Advantage plans. Coverage also is available for people who have both Medicare and Medi-Cal (dual eligible).
Need help deciding what works best for you? Contact our partners at eHealth by calling 1-844-566-0190 (TTY 711) between Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PST. You can also visit eHealth’s website at eHealthMedicare.com/Cedars-Sinai. This website is an online marketplace where you can research plans and benefits without sharing any personal information. Cedars-Sinai has partnered with eHealth, an independent insurance agency that operates a non-government website and employs licensed insurance agents who can help you understand your coverage options over the phone.
If you have traditional or original Medicare (Part A and/or B), including Medicare supplement insurance (Medigap) plans, you will have coverage for care from Cedars-Sinai and many of our doctors.
- Part C, also known as Medicare Advantage or a Medicare Health plan, is purchased from a private insurance company approved by Medicare and typically organized like a Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) or Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) insurance plan.
- Part C puts coverage from both Part A and Part B into one plan. Most of these plans also include Medicare Part D drug coverage.
Cedars-Sinai participates in the following Medicare Advantage plans:
- Blue Shield of California (HMO)
- Blue Shield Inspire (HMO)
- Blue Shield Vital (HMO)
- Blue Shield 65 Plus (HMO)
- Blue Shield AdvantageOptimum Plan (HMO)
- Blue Shield Coordinated Choice Plan (HMO)
- CareMore Health Delivered by Anthem Blue Cross
- Anthem MediBlue StartSmart Plus (HMO)
- Anthem MediBlue Value Plus (HMO)
- Anthem MediBlue Connect Plus (HMO)
- Anthem MediBlue Breathe (HMO C-SNP)
- Anthem MediBlue ESRD (HMO C-SNP)
- Anthem MediBlue Heart (HMO C-SNP)
- Anthem MediBlue Diabetes (HMO C-SNP)
- AARP® Medicare Advantage SecureHorizons® Focus (HMO)
- AARP® Medicare Advantage SecureHorizons® Premier (HMO)
- AARP® Medicare Advantage SecureHorizons® Plan 1 (HMO)
- AARP® Medicare Advantage SecureHorizons® Essential (HMO)
- AARP® Medicare Advantage SecureHorizons Assure (HMO)
If you enroll in an HMO plan, you must choose a primary care doctor in either the Cedars-Sinai Medical Group or Cedars-Sinai Health Associates and be referred to specialists within these groups. These plans have options that include Part D coverage.
If you are eligible for both Medicare and Medi-Cal, you should do one of two things to ensure coverage for Cedars-Sinai:
- Opt out of Cal MediConnect and keep the same fee-for-service Medicare benefit that you already have or
- Enroll in the Cal MediConnect program through Anthem Cal MediConnect (MMP), which is an HMO product.
Information updated September 29, 2020
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