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Thinking about Medicare?

Get a care team focused on you. 

We can help you find the best insurance plan and primary care team to meet your needs.

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Turning 65?

Understanding Medicare can be confusing. We can help. Let us connect you with a Medicare expert in your area.

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65+ and still working?

Whether you're still working or retiring soon, a Medicare Advantage plan may be right for you. And offer you more than your current plan. 

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Original Medicare vs. Medicare Advantage

How do they compare?

Many Medicare Advantage plans offer more than Original Medicare. And they're among the most popular and fastest growing in the country. Plan members can save on average $1,640 each year.* Find out if Medicare Advantage is right for you.

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Hospital stay

Doctor visits
Flu shots and other care designed
Prescription drugs No
Dental No
Vision No
Hearing No
No-cost rides to doctor visits No
Limits your annual out-of-pocket costs No
Fitness membership and weight loss programs No
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Optum + Medicare Advantage: Your next chapter

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New to Medicare

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What our patients and members say

See our patient video to learn how an Optum doctor + Medicare Advantage can offer the best care at a lower cost.

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Our "Well-You" promise

We help people take their health care to the next level every day. Here's how.

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FAQ

Still have questions? Here are the answers to some that we get asked a lot.

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  • Medicare Advantage plans are among the most popular and fastest growing in the country.*

    With Medicare Advantage, you may get more than Original Medicare and employer insurance. Many plans offer:

    • $0 monthly premium, doctor visit copays and prescription drug copays
    • Dental, vision and hearing coverage
    • Gym memberships, free rides to the doctor, and much more

    Find out if Medicare Advantage is right for you.

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  • Take your health care to the next level. When you combine one of our primary care doctors with a Medicare Advantage plan, you get a doctor who:

    • Specializes in caring for adults 65+
    • Takes the time to listen and answer your questions
    • Leads a dedicated team to make sure you get the care you need
    • Uses the latest technology and trusted research to help keep you well
    • Is in your neighborhood, accepting new patients and ready to see you 

    Find a doctor near you.

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  • It depends. The enrollment rules may be different if you're turning 65, still working or have health insurance. 

    That's why we have relationships with trusted local insurance agents across the country. They're experts who can answer all your Medicare questions. 

    Find an independent agent near you.

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  • Licensed insurance agents are experts on all things Medicare. An agent:

    • Helps you at no cost 
    • Represents many insurance companies
    • Can talk you through your Medicare choices

    Let us introduce you to a local agent we know and trust. Find your state and call the number listed.

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Discover the Optum difference

Learn why hundreds of thousands trust Optum with their care.

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Explore Optum doctors and Medicare Advantage plans.

Get more with Medicare Advantage

Why are Medicare Advantage plans so popular? Find out and decide if one is right for you.

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*Better Medicare Alliance. State of Medicare Advantage 2021. Published May 2021.