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Medicare Options in San Diego

Your Medicare questions answered including how to enroll in Medicare

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Your Medicare questions answered including how to enroll in Medicare

Choosing the best Medicare plan for yourself, or a loved one, is an important decision. Whether you’re enrolling in Medicare for the first time, about to retire, or already have Medicare coverage, Scripps is here to help you understand how Medicare works, including Medicare enrollment, changing a Medicare plan or figuring out what services are covered.


To keep your preferred Scripps doctors, or make the switch to Scripps, learn about Medicare eligibility and available options, including Medicare Part A, Part B, Medicare Advantage (Part C), Part D and supplemental plans. Scripps is here for you as you navigate your way through Medicare decisions, whether that is for yourself or someone else. 

Choose a Medicare plan with access to Scripps

San Diego families have trusted Scripps for their care for more than 100 years. We have physicians and locations throughout San Diego County to provide for our Medicare patients, so make sure you choose a Medicare plan that lets you see Scripps doctors and receive care at Scripps facilities. 


Scripps accepts a wide variety of Medicare plans. Choose a plan with access to primary care and specialists from Scripps Clinic, Scripps Coastal Medical Center or an affiliated medical group, including doctors with Scripps Physicians Medical Group and Mercy Physicians Medical Group. We recommend calling your insurance company to confirm your covered services and out-of-pocket costs, including co-pays and deductibles.

Frequently asked questions about Medicare

Find out more about how Medicare works. Learn who’s eligible for Medicare and what Medicare covers and even when and where to apply.

Additional resources to help you choose the best plan

The following resources are available to help answer your questions.