Medicare Advantage Plans in Orange County, CA

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There are 51 different Medicare Advantage (Medicare Part C) plans available in Orange County in 2022, so it’s important to compare costs and coverage to find a Medicare Advantage plan that fits your needs.1

Learn more about Medicare Advantage in California, or call to speak with a licensed insurance agent who can help you compare Orange County Medicare Advantage plans.

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2022 Medicare Advantage plans in Orange County

Number of unique plans 51
Average monthly premium $38.54
Average drug deductible $438.46
Average (in-network) out-of-pocket maximum $3,040.92
Percentage of plans rated four stars or higher 60.8%

With a population of more than three million people, Orange County is home to 51 different Medicare Advantage plans in 2022.

The average premium for a Medicare Advantage plan in Orange County in 2022 is $38.54 per month, though you may be able to find $0 premium plans where you live. The weighted average drug deductible for Medicare Advantage prescription drug plans in Orange County is $438 per year.

In terms of quality, 60.8% of Orange County Medicare Advantage plans are rated four stars or higher based on Medicare Star Ratings in 2022.2 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 and Medicaid Services (CMS). A licensed insurance agent will be able to help you review and compare costs for specific plans available in Orange County or wherever you may live.

List of Medicare Advantage plans in Orange County

Medicare Advantage plans can come in several different forms.

Most Medicare Advantage enrollees in Orange County – and in the state of California, for that matter – belong to an HMO plan in 2022.

HMO (Health Maintenance Organization) plans utilize a network of participating doctors and other health care providers. Care is typically not covered by the plan when received outside of the network. 

How to Sign up for a Medicare Advantage Plan in Orange County

There are different Medicare enrollment periods in the year during which you may able to sign up for a Medicare Advantage plan in Orange County, depending on your eligibility. 

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Initial Enrollment Period (IEP)

When you first become eligible for Medicare, you will typically be granted an Initial Enrollment Period (IEP). This period begins three months before you turn 65 years old, includes the month of your birthday and continues for an additional three months. 

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Annual Enrollment Period (AEP)

The Annual Enrollment Period (AEP, also called the Medicare Open Enrollment Period for Medicare Advantage plans) takes place from October 15 to December 7 each year. This period is open to all eligible Medicare beneficiaries who wish to add, drop or change Medicare plans.  

Special Enrollment Period

If you experience a qualifying circumstance, you may be granted a Special Enrollment Period (SEP) at any time throughout the year to allow you to enroll in a Medicare Advantage plan.

Such circumstances may include situations like moving outside of your plan’s service area or losing your Medicare Advantage plan coverage through no fault of your own. A licensed insurance agent can help you determine if you are eligible for a Special Enrollment Period and what actions you may be able to take during that time. 

Find a Medicare Advantage plan where you live

Medicare Advantage plans can come in a variety of types and can include different benefits, networks, costs and more.

Connect with a licensed insurance agent today for help determining your eligibility and finding the best Medicare Advantage plan for you in Orange County. 

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1 MedicareAdvantage.com's The Best States for Medicare report.

2 Every year, Medicare evaluates plans based on a 5-star rating system.