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How to join OptumCare

Here’s how to join OptumCare if you have Medicare.

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How can I start seeing an OptumCare doctor?

If you want to see an OptumCare primary care doctor, there are two steps you’ll need to take.

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  • Step 1: Ask the plan if you can switch to a primary care doctor who is part of OptumCare.

    Step 2: Choose an OptumCare primary care doctor.

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  • Step 1: Choose a plan that includes OptumCare in its network.

    Step 2: Choose an OptumCare primary care doctor.

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Questions about Medicare — talk to an agent

If you want to learn more about Medicare Advantage plans, there’s help. We can connect you with a licensed insurance agent.* You can get answers to your questions and learn about plans in your area. 

Call:

Optum Sales Support Center 
Toll-free 1-888-617-8983
Monday through Friday
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. local time

*A representative from Optum® Sales Support Center can connect you with a licensed insurance agent in your area to review your health insurance plan options. 

Get answers to Medicare questions online

Find answers to many common questions.

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Get information directly from Medicare

Visit medicare.gov. Or call Medicare at 1-800-MEDICARE (TTY 1-877-486-2048), 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Optum® Sales Support Center connects Medicare beneficiaries with resources including licensed insurance agents that sell Medicare Advantage and Medicare prescription drug plans

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Medicare education meetings

Hear from a local licensed insurance agent about how Medicare works and what it covers.

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Frequently asked questions

Get answers to common questions about OptumCare.

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