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Los Angeles Medicare, Los Angeles County, CA Medicare

Health Plan One offers more than 6 Medicare plans in Los Angeles, which is part of Los Angeles County, California. Medicare carriers that offer Medicare Advantage and Medicare supplement plans in Los Angeles include Anthem, Aetna and Blue Shield of California. Enter your ZIP code above to compare the details of the Medicare plans available in Los Angeles.

California Medicare plans are similar to those in other states, especially California’s Supplemental Medicare plans, or Medigap plans. Under Original Medicare, there are many gaps left in coverage and those who are faced with an accident or unforeseen illness may be left without coverage. 

Medicare is funded by the government for those who are 65 years and older.  Medicare consists of Part A, or hospital insurance, and Part B, or medical insurance. Medicare Part C is a Medicare Advantage Plan which combines Part A and Part B and in some cases Part D. Medicare Part C is managed by insurance companies which are Medicare-approved.  These plans cover the necessary medical services, and have co-payments, coinsurance, and deductibles which vary.  Medicare Part D provides assistance in covering prescription drugs and can prevent high costs in the future.  Like Medicare Part C, the coverage depends on the plan.

For more information on California State Medicare, visit our California Medicare page.

Anthem Medicare has been a name in the healthcare industry since the 1980s.  The types of plans offered in California are Medicare Supplements Plan C and Plan F. For Plan F, the monthly premium is $276.00 for an individual with $0 for office visit, hospital inpatient and outpatient.  Pharmacy is not covered.  For Plan C, the monthly premium is $248.00 for an individual with $0 for office visit, hospital inpatient and outpatient.  Pharmacy is not covered.  Both plans are listed as most popular in Los Angeles.

For more information on Anthem Medicare, visit our Anthem Medicare page.

Aetna has been a healthcare provider for over 150 years. Aetna provides a variety of plans to meet the needs of senior citizens in Los Angeles.  Such plans are Medicare Supplement, Medicare Value Plan, Medicare Standard Plan and Medicare Premier Plan.  Aetna offers bonuses that exceed Original Medicare such as wellness, vision, and fitness benefits and discounts on health related services.

The types of Aenta plans offered in Los Angeles are Medicare Supplement Plan F with a monthly premium of $157.39 and Medicare Select Plan (HMO).  Under the Medicare Select Plan there is no monthly premium however there is a $5-10 cost for office visit, $25 cost per hospital visit, and a $50 copay per day for days 1-5 for a hospital inpatient visit.  Pharmacy is covered under Medicare Select.  Medicare Advantage plans cover the same type of services that Original Medicare does not cover.  Medicare Supplement plans assist those who are paying out-of-pocket costs that Original Medicare does not cover.  The Medicare supplement plans may give the beneficiary the choice to visit any doctor or hospital.

For more information on Aetna Medicare, visit our Aetna Medicare page.

Blue Shield of California is part of Blue Cross Blue Shield Association which began in 1929.  Since the Medicare program was established in 1966, Medicare beneficiaries have reached 40 million people.  The HMO plans include lower out-of-pocket expense and lower office visit copays as well as lower hospital deductibles.  PPO plans offer the freedom to choose preferred or non-preferred doctors and specialists, and have the ability to establish a Health Savings Account.

For more information on Blue Shield of California Medicare, visit our Blue Shield of California Medicare page.