Medicare Supplement plans and rates in Los Altos and Los Altos Hills are no different than any other medigap plan in any other part of Santa Clara County or other parts of Northern California or for that matter anywhere in the U.S.
QUICK LINKS …
- Medicare Supplement Rates
- Medicare Advantage PPO & HMO
- Medicare Part D Rx plan info
- Guarantee-Issue Guidelines
- Medicare Excess Charges
- Senior Travel Insurance
Medicare Supplement companies are not necessarily in every state and the rates are typically different in certain counties or parts of a state. Los Altos Medicare Supplement rates tend to be some of California’s most competitive rates, compared to Los Angeles, San Diego or Orange County. Los Altos and the entire Santa Clara County region have a wide variety of Companies and Medicare Supplement rates to choose from.
Los Altos Rates … Some of the Medicare Supplement companies you will find in the Los Altos area are: Blue Shield – Anthem Blue Cross – Health Net – Mutual of Omaha – Aetna – Gerber and a few others.
Local Hospitals near Los Altos … Some of the local hospitals near Los Altos which a Medicare Supplement member can use: El Camino in Mt. View, Stanford in Stanford, but it’s really Palo Alto, Good Sam in San Jose, O’Connor in San Jose, Sequoia in Redwood City, Menlo Park Surgical in Menlo Park and Peninsula in Burlingame. I’m sure I missed a few but this is a pretty good list.
Don’t Forget Part D … You will also need to enroll in a separate Medicare part D Rx plan, which will help you pay for your prescription costs. A good place to start you search is right here. I can help you search the best plans for your medication list. If you do it on your own, make sure you enter the correct zip code, because the Part D plans are “County Specific” meaning, you must enroll in a plan which available in your county of residence. So if you live in Los Altos be sure the results show Santa Clara County.
Simply email a list of your current medications along with the dosage and frequency. I’ll enter the information into the Medicare system, to come up with the top 3 plans for your prescription list. The results will show the best three plans for coverage and cost for your medications. I will then email the results to you. Click Here
If you are under-age 65 … If you are under age 65 living in Los Altos and currently on Medicare or soon will be, you have several options you may want to take advantage of. Medicare only, enroll in a Medicare Supplement, Medicare Advantage and a Medicare Part D Rx plan. Remember once you Medicare Part B starts, you have a 6 month window to choose a Medicare Supplement plan, and a 3 month window to choose a Medicare Part D and Medicare Advantage Plan.
Once that time-frame ends, and you have not enrolled in the appropriate plans, your options quickly decrease. Learn more here about the Under-Age 65 Medicare Supplement info.
Travel Insurance – Medicare does not provide coverage outside the U.S.
Questions? Please contact me anytime.