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Coverage for Medicare Beneficiaries

Cedars-Sinai has partnered with eHealth to help you find the Medicare insurance coverage that best meets your needs. Speak with a licensed insurance agent or enroll in a plan online.

I'm Eligible for Medicare

Cedars-Sinai has served the needs of Medicare beneficiaries since the program began in 1965. Cedars-Sinai is included in both Original Medicare and Medicare Advantage plans. Coverage also is available for people who have both Medicare and Medi-Cal (dual eligible). Click here to download a quick guide to contracted plans.

Need help deciding what works best for you? Contact our partners at eHealth by calling 1-844-566-0190 (TTY 711) between Monday - Friday from 5 a.m. to 5 p.m. PST. You can also visit eHealth’s website at This website is an online marketplace where you can research plans and benefits without sharing any personal information. Cedars-Sinai has partnered with eHealth, an independent insurance agency that operates a non-government website and employs licensed insurance agents who can help you understand your coverage options over the phone.

If you have traditional or original Medicare (Part A and/or B), including Medicare supplement insurance (Medigap) plans, you will have coverage for care from Cedars-Sinai and many of our doctors.

  • Part C, also known as Medicare Advantage or a Medicare Health plan, is purchased from a private insurance company approved by Medicare and typically organized like a Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) or Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) insurance plan.
  • Part C puts coverage from both Part A and Part B into one plan. Most of these plans also include Medicare Part D drug coverage

Cedars-Sinai participates in the following Medicare Advantage plans:

  • Alignment Health Plan
    • Alignment Health AVA (PPO) 007
  • Blue Shield of California
    • Blue Shield 65 Plus (HMO)
    • Blue Shield 65 Plus (HMO) Group
    • Blue Shield AdvantageOptimum Plan 1 (HMO)
    • Blue Shield AdvantageOptimum Plan 2 (HMO)
    • Blue Shield Balance Plan (HMO)
    • Blue Shield Inspire (HMO)
    • Blue Shield 65 Plus Plan 2 (HMO)
    • Blue Shield AdvantageOptimum Plan (HMO)
    • Blue Shield Inspire (HMO D-SNP)
    • Blue Shield TotalDual Plan (HMO D-SNP)
    • Blue Shield Vital (HMO)
  • UnitedHealthcare
    • AARP Medicare Advantage from UHC CA-004P (HMO-POS)
    • AARP Medicare Advantage from UHC CA-0026 (PPO)
    • AARP Medicare Advantage from UHC CA-0029 (PPO)
    • AARP Medicare Advantage from UHC CA-0019 (HMO-POS)
    • AARP Medicare Advantage from UHC CA-0013 (HMO-POS)
  • SCAN
    • SCAN Inspired by women for women (HMO)

If you enroll in a HMO plan, you must choose a primary care doctor in either the Cedars-Sinai Medical Group or Cedars-Sinai Health Associates and be referred to specialists within these groups.

Please note not all physicians participate in Medicare Advantage plans. After you have narrowed down your coverage choice, if physician availability is important to you, please call the health plan to confirm specific physicians will be in the product you choose. If you enroll in an HMO plan, you will be required to select a primary care physician in Cedars-Sinai Medical Group or Cedars-Sinai Health Associates and be referred to specialists within the physician network.

Information updated November 15, 2023.

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