Medicare Advantage Plans in Kern County, CA

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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.

2023 Bakersfield Medicare Advantage Plans


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 County

2023 Medicare Advantage Plans in Kern
Number of unique plans15
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.

List of Medicare Advantage plans in Kern County

The following table includes cost information and other plan details for Medicare Advantage plans available in Kern in 2023.

Plan NamePlan CodeMonthly PremiumDeductibleOut of Pocket MaxPrescription Drug CoverageMedicare Star Rating
AARP Medicare Advantage Patriot (HMO-POS)H0543-121-000$0N/A$4900No4 out of 5 stars
AARP Medicare Advantage SecureHorizons (HMO-POS)H0543-019-000$0$0$2000Yes4 out of 5 stars
Aetna Medicare Choice Plan (PPO)H5521-333-000$87$0$5500Yes3.5 out of 5 stars
Aetna Medicare Eagle Plus Plan (PPO)H5521-369-000$0N/A$6700No3.5 out of 5 stars
Anthem MediBlue Dual Advantage (HMO D-SNP)H0544-053-000$0$0$7550Yes3 out of 5 stars
Anthem MediBlue Dual Plus (HMO D-SNP)H0544-088-000$0$0$7550Yes3 out of 5 stars
Anthem MediBlue Plus (HMO)H0544-062-000$0$0$2800Yes3 out of 5 stars
Humana Gold Plus H5619-116 (HMO)H5619-116-000$0$0$2100Yes4 out of 5 stars
Humana Gold Plus H5619-148 (HMO)H5619-148-000$24$0$3200Yes4 out of 5 stars
Humana Gold Plus H5619-150 (HMO)H5619-150-000$0$100$5000Yes4 out of 5 stars
Humana Gold Plus SNP-DE H5619-038 (HMO D-SNP)H5619-038-000$0$0$0Yes4 out of 5 stars
Humana Honor (HMO)H5619-121-000$0N/A$4999No4 out of 5 stars
UnitedHealthcare Chronic Complete (HMO-POS C-SNP)H0543-226-000$0$0$2000Yes4 out of 5 stars
UnitedHealthcare Chronic Complete Focus (HMO C-SNP)H0543-242-000$11.3$505$8300Yes4 out of 5 stars
Wellcare No Premium Ruby (HMO)H0562-079-000$0$0$2200Yes3 out of 5 stars

Fall Medicare open enrollment in Bakersfield


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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