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Kern County, CA, is home to 15 Medicare Advantage (Medicare Part C) plans in 2023.
Learn more about Medicare Advantage in California or call to speak with a licensed insurance agent who can help you compare Kern County Medicare Advantage plans and – if you're eligible – help you enroll.
You may be able to find 2023 Medicare Advantage plans in Bakersfield and everywhere else in Orange County that offer additional benefits to go along with your Medicare Part A and Part B coverage.
Some of these additional benefits may prescription drug coverage and things like, dental, hearing, vision, transportation, fitness club memberships and more. Original Medicare (Parts A an B) doesn't typically cover any of those benefits.
You can get help comparing Kern County Medicare Advantage plans, or you can get started by exploring the list of 2023 Bakersfield Medicare Advantage plans below.
|2023 Medicare Advantage Plans in Kern|
|Number of unique plans||15|
|Average monthly premium||$8.15|
|Average (in-network) out-of-pocket maximum||$4319.93|
|Average Medicare Star Rating*||3.67|
While the number of unique plans in any county can change slightly every year, the table above presents a good idea of what you can expect to see in 2023.
The average monthly premium for Medicare Advantage plans in Kern is $8.15 per month in 2023, though there may be plans available where you live that feature different premiums.
Medicare Advantage plans in Kern County have an average Medicare Star Rating of 3.67 in 2023.* Plans rated four stars or higher are considered top-rated Medicare plans.
Premiums, deductibles and other costs may vary. The numbers reported in the table above are taken from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). A licensed insurance agent will be able to help you review and compare costs for specific plans available in California or wherever you may live.
* Every year, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) evaluates plans based on a 5-star rating system.
The following table includes cost information and other plan details for Medicare Advantage plans available in Kern in 2023.
|Plan Name||Plan Code||Monthly Premium||Deductible||Out of Pocket Max||Prescription Drug Coverage||Medicare Star Rating|
|AARP Medicare Advantage Patriot (HMO-POS)||H0543-121-000||$0||N/A||$4900||No||4 out of 5 stars|
|AARP Medicare Advantage SecureHorizons (HMO-POS)||H0543-019-000||$0||$0||$2000||Yes||4 out of 5 stars|
|Aetna Medicare Choice Plan (PPO)||H5521-333-000||$87||$0||$5500||Yes||3.5 out of 5 stars|
|Aetna Medicare Eagle Plus Plan (PPO)||H5521-369-000||$0||N/A||$6700||No||3.5 out of 5 stars|
|Anthem MediBlue Dual Advantage (HMO D-SNP)||H0544-053-000||$0||$0||$7550||Yes||3 out of 5 stars|
|Anthem MediBlue Dual Plus (HMO D-SNP)||H0544-088-000||$0||$0||$7550||Yes||3 out of 5 stars|
|Anthem MediBlue Plus (HMO)||H0544-062-000||$0||$0||$2800||Yes||3 out of 5 stars|
|Humana Gold Plus H5619-116 (HMO)||H5619-116-000||$0||$0||$2100||Yes||4 out of 5 stars|
|Humana Gold Plus H5619-148 (HMO)||H5619-148-000||$24||$0||$3200||Yes||4 out of 5 stars|
|Humana Gold Plus H5619-150 (HMO)||H5619-150-000||$0||$100||$5000||Yes||4 out of 5 stars|
|Humana Gold Plus SNP-DE H5619-038 (HMO D-SNP)||H5619-038-000||$0||$0||$0||Yes||4 out of 5 stars|
|Humana Honor (HMO)||H5619-121-000||$0||N/A||$4999||No||4 out of 5 stars|
|UnitedHealthcare Chronic Complete (HMO-POS C-SNP)||H0543-226-000||$0||$0||$2000||Yes||4 out of 5 stars|
|UnitedHealthcare Chronic Complete Focus (HMO C-SNP)||H0543-242-000||$11.3||$505||$8300||Yes||4 out of 5 stars|
|Wellcare No Premium Ruby (HMO)||H0562-079-000||$0||$0||$2200||Yes||3 out of 5 stars|
Be sure to compare your Bakersfield Medicare plan options for 2023 coverage.
The 2022 Medicare open enrollment period might be the only time of year you can add, drop or make changes to your Medicare plan coverage. 2022 Medicare open enrollment for 2023 coverage starts on October 15 and lasts until December 7.
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