Are you new to the area, turning 65 this year, finally retiring or losing employer coverage, not sure if you can enroll in Medicare while continuing working?

As a senior, selecting a healthcare plan can be confusing and stressful. With so many plans to choose from, how do you know which is right for you? Luckily, our Medicare Specialists both have extensive knowledge of the healthcare industry and are there for you every step of the way. You can attend one of our Medicare events, or brush up on our accepted health plans to make sure you are getting the best care possible.

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    Accepted Health Plans


    • Aetna Medicare Select Plan (HMO)
    • Aetna Medicare Prime Plan (HMO)
    • Aetna Medicare Plus Plan (HMO)
    • Aetna Medicare Choice Plan (PPO)

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    • Platimun 008 LA/OC
    • smartHMO 013 LA Only
    • Heart & Diabetes 010 LA/OC
    • My Choice HMO 001 LA/OC
    • CalPlus Plan 009 LA/OC

    Anthem BlueCross Caremore

    Anthem Blue Cross - Care More

    • Anthem Breathe
    • Anthem Connect Plus
    • Anthem Diabetes
    • Anthem ESRD
    • Anthem Heart
    • Anthem SmartSmart Plus
    • Anthem Value Plus

    Blue Shield:

    Blue Shield

    • Blue Shield 65 Plus HMO
    • Blue Shield Inspire HMO
    • Blue Shield Vital HMO
    • Blue Shield AdvantageOptimum Plan HMO
    • Blue Shield 65 Plus Plan 2 HMO (formerly Choice)
    • Blue Shield Coordinated Choice Plan HMO
    • Blue Shield TotalDual Plan HMO D-SNP

    (We do not accept Blue Shield 65 Plus Choice)

    Health Net


    • Gold Select
    • Healthy Heart
    • Seniority Plus Amber I
    • Seniority Plus Amber II
    • Seniority Plus Green (LA County Only)
    • Seniority Plus Sapphire
    • Seniority Plus Sapphire Premier (Medi-Medi)
      (We do not accept Jade)



    • Humana Value Plus HMO
    • Humana Gold Plus Enhanced HMO
    • Humana Gold Plus Dual (Medi-Medi)



    • SCAN Balance
    • SCAN Classic
    • SCAN Connections (LA County Only)
    • SCAN Heart First (Orange County Only)
    • SCAN Plus Plan (Medi-Medi)

    UnitedHealthcare Medicare

    United Healthcare

    • UnitedHealthcare Group Medicare Advantage (HMO)
    • AARP Medicare Advantage SecureHorizons Focus (HMO)
    • AARP Medicare Advantage SecureHorizons Plan 2 (HMO)
    • AARP Medicare Advantage SecureHorizons Premier (HMO)
    • UnitedHealthcare Medicare Advantage Assure (HMO)
    • AARP Medicare Advantage Freedom Plus (HMO-POS) effective 1/1/2021
    • AARP Medicare Advantage Patriot (HMO

    *MemorialCare Medical Group also accepts the following plans:
    Tricare For Life, Traditional Medicare
    Medicare Supplements (Medi-Gap) plans


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    Enjoy a Healthy Retirement

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    Know Your Meds

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    Contact Us

    Our Medicare Education Specialists are always here to help you.

    Jose Juarez
    Medicare Education Specialist - Orange County Region
    Mobile: (714) 640-7158
    Email Jose

    Cheryl Hirtler
    Medicare Education Specialist - Long Beach and Los Alamitos Regions
    Mobile: (714) 352-1119
    Email Cheryl

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