Medicare Enrollment can be overwhelming, let us help with these easy steps:

  1. Medicare Planning Timeline: We've laid out some key times to be aware of in order to help you prepare for Medicare enrollment.

  2. Medicare Education and Social Security Basics: Our free class covers social security benefits, Medicare Part A, B, C, and D as well as Medigap (supplemental plans). After attending this class you will understand Medicare Open Enrollment windows and timing to make an informed decision about your health care.

  3. Medicare Benefits/Open Enrollment Meetings: We understand that everyone has unique health care needs and preferences. Our Medicare Benefits/Open Enrollment meetings are designed to help walk you through the different Medicare Health Plans and allow you to do a side-by-side comparison.*

  4. Medicare Advantage Health Plans Accepted: St. Joseph Hoag Health accepts many different Medicare Advantage Health Plans. We invite you to attend a "Medicare Benefits" meeting, we will help you understand all of your benefit options and ensure you have access to the St. Joseph Hoag Health network — which includes our hospitals, Heritage Medical Groups and Affiliated Physicians. You can also compare plans online by clicking here.

  5. Speak with a trusted Medicare agent about your Medicare options or schedule a personal appointment by calling (855) 670-1938.

  6. Choose a Doctor or Specialist: It's important to make sure your primary care doctor or specialist have priviledges at one of the nine hospitals in the St. Joseph Hoag Health Network, including: Hoag (Newport Beach & Irvine), Mission Hospital in Laguna Beach & Mission Viejo, St. Joseph's Hospital in Orange, St. Jude Medical Center in Fullerton and Hoag Orthopedic Institute.

* Sales representatives will be present with information and applications at the Medicare Benefits meetings.

For more information, please contact Medicare directly at 1-800-MEDICARE 24 hours a day/7 days a week or consult‚Äč