2018 Oakland Medicare Supplement Plan F rates are grouped together with what is typically called the Northern California rate classification.
Many of the Medicare Supplement companies provide very favorable rates for the Oakland Alameda area.
If you are new to Medicare or maybe you have been enrolled for many years. You should still compare companies and rates for your age and the county you live in. Don’t feel trapped with any company because of rate increases. Every year on the month of your birthday you are able to switch companies .. guaranteed and regardless of your heath status.
California Medicare Supplement – Birthday Rule … This unique rule allows any Medicare Supplement member in California the ability to switch Medicare Supplement plans during the month of their birthday guaranteed regardless of your current or previous health status. Don’t let anyone tell you that you cannot switch policies, because people do it everyday in California.
Medicare Supplement Companies … Some of the California Medicare Supplement companies you will want to compare: Anthem, Blue Shield, UnitedHealthcare, Health Net, Aetna.
Plan F is the most comprehensive plan available today. The Medicare Supplement Plan F which is the most popular plan, provides 100% coverage for the Medicare beneficiary. Have major surgery, doctor visits, lab or maybe an MRI. Your cost is $0 zero, nothing out of your pocket. And the best part, you can see any doctor or hospital in the U.S. who accepts Medicare. These policies are that good!!
New Anthem Innovative Plan F
Anthem Blue Cross has a new Medicare Supplement plan F called the Innovative Plan F. This new medicare supplement is identical to all other Plan F’s although Anthem has added Vision and Hearing benefits which are included with the medicare supplement at no additional cost. You can see more detail here.
The coverage is the same regardless of where you live. Plan F does not change. The rates are different depending on your zip code or county of residence; Sacramento, Los Angeles, Orange County, San Jose, Redding or San Diego. Be sure to review the rates of the different companies, or better yet, call or email me and I will email you a quick outline of the different Plan F rates for the major companies here in California.
Switch companies or enroll in a new medicare supplement year-around. The enrollment process is quick and easy. The processing of the new enrollment usually takes about 1 week, and the ID card and policy are typically mailed to you the following week.
Many companies offer a “new to medicare discount” which ranges from $15 to $25 per month for the first twelve months you are on Medicare Part B.
I can help you through the entire enrollment process, from start to finish. Just give me a call.
Part D Rx plans … Don’t forget about your Medicare prescription plan to help with your medication costs. Click here
Travel Insurance – Medicare does not provide coverage outside the U.S.
Enroll Year-Around in a Medicare Supplement. Call today to get started.