Medicare Guide for the Inland Empire - Beaver Medical Group

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Medicare Guide for the Inland Empire - Beaver Medical Group

calendarAttend a live Medicare seminar online or in-person: 

Each seminar lasts one hour - no cost or obligation. Learn about Medicare Basics - Parts A, B, C, D; 2021 benefits of multiple Medicare plans; Prescription donut hole and more. You will have the opportunity to ask questions during a live seminar.

Click a date below for more details. No registration is required:

Monday, August 2, 2021 at 5:30 PM

Tuesday, August 3, 2021 at 10:00 AM


pc  Compare your Medicare options online: 

Review and find the best coverage option for you online at www.eHealthMedicare.com/Beaver

Beaver Medical Group partnered with eHealth, to provide you with this customized (non-government) website so you can compare plans online accepted by our doctors.


For accommodations of special needs at these online seminars, call (800) 831-0001 (TTY 711).

 

Open Enrollment

Annual Enrollment period for choosing or switching your Medicare plan is October 15th to December 7th. Some of the reasons you can qualify to enroll at other times of the year: if you retire and lose coverage, move to a new service area, or qualify for Extra Help/assistance from the state. People who turn 65 are also able to enroll during the month of their 65th birthday and the 3 months before and after.

Seniors on Medicare parts A&B are able to use their insurance at Beaver Medical Group. Beaver also accepts many Medicare plans including Medicare Advantage plans, Medicare PPOs and supplemental plans.

Medicare Advantage Plans

Medicare Advantage plans are a  type of Medicare health plan offered by a private company that contracts with Medicare to provide you with all your Part A and Part B benefits. If you're enrolled in a Medicare Advantage Plan, most Medicare services are covered through the plan and aren't paid for under Original Medicare. Most Medicare Advantage Plans offer prescription drug coverage.

Medicare Advantage Plans accepted at Beaver Medical Group:  

  • AARP by United/Secure Horizons including Focus and Medicare Complete Plans
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross - Select, Plus, Connections and Extra
  • Blue Shield  including 65 Plus and Choice Plans
  • Health Net Senior including the Gold plan
  • IEHP – available only for people on both Medi-Cal and Medicare
  • InterValley
  • United HealthCare (listed under AARP above)
  • SCAN Health Plan

    Learn more about Medicare and your plan options:

     Benefits vary in the different plans. We are recommending an independent service that can assist you with choosing the plan that will best meets your needs. Insurance representatives from a licensed agency we know and trust can review all of the Medicare plans in one visit with you to: 

    • Compare the benefits & costs of multiple Medicare plans
    • Help you find the plan that saves you the most money
    • Review drug coverage & find out if your prescriptions are covered


    Our Medicare patients have told us this service has been extremely helpful so we are now offering it to you. Please call our Patient Liaison at 800-831-0001 for more information about this service.

    Learn more online about how Medicare works at www.medicaremadeclear.com 

     

    Extra Help for Medicare Costs

    If you are living on a fixed income you may qualify for Extra Help paying for your prescription drug costs, monthly Part D premiums and/or annual deductible. You may also qualify for a Medicare Savings Program from the State for assistance with Part A and Part B costs. An agent can explain the Extra Help program and help you apply: call Barich and Associates at (909) 793-0385. You can also directly contact Social Security Administration directly to apply at SSA.gov or call 1-800-772-1213, TTY 1-800-325-0778, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. local time, Monday through Friday.

    The official Medicare website from the US Government is  www.medicare.gov. Call them at call 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227), TTY 1-877-486-2048, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.


    Learn more about senior services and agencies available to you on our page about Senior Services & Non-Emergency Transportation  

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