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Join a Blue Cross MAPD Plan and Get Hospital, Medical, & Drug Coverage All in One

Each of these plans offers lower out-of-pocket costs than the standard Medicare Plan. In addition, you’ll receive many benefits that are not included in basic Medicare, such as prescription drug coverage, physical exams, vision services, and hearing services.

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Pay Less and Get More with Blue Cross of California Medicare Advantage Plans

Did you know that approximately 5.9 million Americans are currently receiving hospital, medical, and prescription drug coverage in one simple Medicare plan? You can join them. All you have to do is sign up for a Medicare Advantage Plan, or MAPD. Blue Cross of California offers three MAPD plans to qualifying seniors. Each of these plans offers lower out-of-pocket costs than the standard Medicare Plan. In addition, you'll receive many benefits that are not included in basic Medicare, such as prescription drug coverage, physical exams, vision services, and hearing services. To learn more about our MAPD plans, click on one of the links below.

Blue Cross Freedom Blue PPO
  • Available all over California
  • Choose your own doctor
  • No referrals needed to visit a specialist
  • Monthly plan premiums ranging from $7 to $32
  • Includes Medicare Part D prescription drug coverage
Blue Cross Senior Secure HMO
  • Available in select Southern California counties
  • Low or no monthly plan premiums
  • Low co-payments for doctor office visits
  • Coverage for vision, dental, and routine podiatry care
  • Medicare Part D prescription drug coverage
Blue Cross SmartValue - A Private Fee For Service Plan
  • Available in Fresno, San Francisco, Santa Barbara, Tulare and Yolo Counties
  • Monthly plan premiums of just $14-$50
  • Low co-payments for doctor visits and hospital stays
  • Choose your own doctor with no referrals
  • Option to include Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Coverage