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: We are committed to the health and well-being of our community. In light of COVID-19 (coronavirus) we are taking extra precautions to keep everyone safe, including the temporary cancellation of our Understanding Medicare and Medicare Benefits Meetings. As an alternative, we are offering:

    EHealth, a trusted Medicare Agent, who can help answer your questions over the phone and support your Medicare benefits needs.

    (877) 260-8295 TTY users 711

    Mon - Fri: 8am - 9pm; Sat: 10am - 7pm ET

  3. 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.

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

  5. 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.

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