Medicare Plans Accepted at UC San Diego Health System
Access to UC San Diego Health System Doctors through Medicare
If you are enrolled in Original Medicare (Medicare Parts A and B), you can see UC San Diego physicians. UC San Diego Health System doctors and other and health care professionals accept Medicare payment and agree to not bill you for more than the Medicare deductible and coinsurance.
Medicare Advantage Plans
If you are enrolled in a Medicare Advantage Plan (Medicare Part C) as an individual some HMO plan options will give you in-network access to UC San Diego Health System doctors. The 2014 Medicare Advantage Plan open enrollment process for individual enrollees was October 15, 2013 through December 7, 2013. If your plan in 2013 is not being offered in 2014, see info below on enrollment extension - Special Enrollment Period – for individuals who need to select a new plan.
Individual Medicare Advantage Plan Enrollee Options at UC San Diego Health System
Our doctors and other health care providers will participate in a variety of Medicare Advantage Plans for 2014.
|Humana: Humana Gold Plus HMO
- Patients may call Humana at 800-421-7856 for more information. TTY: 711. Español: 800-833-6580.
Health Net: Health Net Seniority Plus Green (HMO)
Note: This Medicare Advantage Plan does not have prescription coverage.
Health Net Seniority Plus Amber I (HMO)
Health Net Seniority Plus Amber II (HMO SNP)
- Patients may call Health Net at 800-949-3022 for more information.
Anthem Blue Cross: Anthem Medicare Preferred Standard PPO
- Patients may call Anthem at 855-306-4537 for more information.
Medicare Advantage Plan Changes in 2014
If you are currently enrolled in a Medicare Advantage Plan, you may receive information from your plan about changes in your coverage for 2014. Some plans, such as the Health Net Seniority Plus Ruby HMO, have limited the number of doctors in their network in 2014. You may need to select another Medicare Advantage Plan during open enrollment (ending December 7th) to keep your current doctor.
The Anthem Senior Secure HMO, is not offered in San Diego County in 2014. Individuals who were enrolled in Anthem Senior Secure HMO in 2013 have an extension (a Special Enrollment Period) to sign up for a new Medicare Advantage Plan after the December 7th deadline, from December 8 to February 28.
Patients who receive medical benefits through an employer group retirement plan should contact their employer group to determine what plans are being offered, and are unlikely affected by the changes as outlined above.
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This is not a comprehensive listing of private or public insurance we accept at UC San Diego Health System. Please call us at 800-926-UCSD if you are concerned or have a question about whether your insurance is accepted here. You may also speak with your health plan provider to confirm that UC San Diego Health System accepts your insurance coverage.