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Medicare Plans

Medicare isn’t one size fits all. Blue Shield offers a range of plans and benefit options to fit your needs today and in the future.

Get answers about Medicare

If you are new to Medicare, learning what your options are and when to make your selections can be complicated. Blue Shield is here to help. 

What is Medicare?

The 4 parts of Medicare, plus Medicare Advantage and Medicare Supplement plans 

What is Original Medicare?

Parts A and B and how to enroll

What are my Medicare coverage options?

Choosing the plans that are right for you. 

How much does Medicare cost?

Monthly premiums, copays and out-of-pocket costs

Explore Medicare plans in your area

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Why be a Blue Shield of California member?

We’ve been providing healthcare coverage since 1939, so you can trust we’ll be here when you need us. It is our mission to ensure all Californians have access to high-quality health care at sustainably affordable prices. Because of this, we champion health care that is equitable, accessible, and worthy of our family and friends. 

How to enroll in Medicare

You must enroll in Medicare to begin coverage. If you are 65 or older, you are eligible to enroll in Original Medicare. Some people younger than 65 with certain disabilities are also eligible.  If you’re wondering how to get started, we can help.

Ready to enroll?

Enrolling online is easy! Simply explore plans in your area to find the plan that fits your needs and budget. If you enroll with Blue Shield during the enrollment window, we automatically notify the Federal government.

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Speak with a Medicare Adviser

Get answers to your Medicare questions. Call a Blue Shield Medicare adviser at (800) 260-9607 or book an appointment online.

Member resources

Get quick access to your information. Find plan documents, pharmacy resources, support programs, member discounts and more.

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Helpful articles

Find information about health and health care to help you make important decisions, live your best life and get more from your health plan.

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Informational videos

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Page last updated: 07/02/2024