Transitioning to Medicare is easy with BlueMedicare plans from Florida Blue
Whether you’re going to be 65 soon, or are Medicare eligible due to a disability, let us help you choose a Medicare plan that’s right for you. With over 70 years in the biz, we’ve got the health care experience to make your transition to Medicare a happy occasion.
You have options¾we’ll lay them out for you.
There’s no such thing as “one size fits all” when it comes to Medicare coverage, so Florida Blue always focuses on you. We’ll explain how Medicare plans work and help you choose one that’s right for you. Together, we’ll check to see if the doctors you already use for your care are in our BlueMedicare network. And we’ll show you how to get the most of your plan’s benefits, so you feel confident.
Beat the deadline¾enroll 3 months before your 65th birthday.
Planning ahead will pay off. Start exploring your Medicare options soon after your 64th birthday. Plan to enroll in Medicare three months before your 65th birthday to help ensure your Medicare coverage is effective on the day you turn 65. Visit the Social Security Administration at ssa.gov for helpful information about applying for social security benefits and enrolling in Medicare.
Stay in the know¾learn all you can.
Even if you plan on working past your 65th birthday, we still encourage you to learn about Florida Blue Medicare plans. Every year between October and December, during Medicare’s Annual Election Period, Florida Blue hosts Medicare seminars at local Florida Blue Centers. Medicare experts are there to explain your coverage options and answer your questions. Get started by reading this handy 2019 Medicare Basics Guide or visit bluemedicarefl.com.
Reach for the stars¾in 2019 our BlueMedicare plans earned 4 and 5 out of 5 stars!
When you enroll in a BlueMedicare plan, you’re in good hands. Each year, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) rates each health plan* on a 1 to 5 scale based on quality and performance measures. These measures include what health plans do to help you stay healthy and manage health conditions. Feedback from you, our members, is also a big part¾and we’ll always strive to earn 5 out of 5 stars, so you get the care and service you deserve!
Most of all, count on your family at Florida Blue
When you're ready to choose a Medicare plan that's right for you, we're here to help you.
*Every year Medicare evaluates plans based on a 5-star rating system. Applicable to 2019 HMO plans on contract H1035. Read more about our 2019 results here.
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