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We offer Medicare Advantage (HMO) health plans in different areas of Washington state.
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Understanding Medicare

Get the Medicare information you need

There's a lot to learn before making a decision about Medicare coverage. These articles, videos, and other resources will help you understand your options before you start shopping for a health plan.

Answers to top Medicare questions

Start with these 3 short videos from Kaiser Permanente:

  • Group Guide to Medicare

    Individual Coverage — Kaiser Permanente Guide to Medicare Basics

    Star Quality Ratings – Why They Matter

You can also visit www.ssa.gov1 or call Social Security at 1-800-772-1213 (TTY 1-800-325-0778) to get more information about your eligibility and Medicare plan options.


Enroll in a Kaiser Permanente Medicare Health Plan Now

Learn about Medicare health plans for group, state, and federal employees

If you are becoming eligible for Medicare and your employer offers a group retiree Medicare Advantage health plan through Kaiser Permanente Washington, call us at 1-800-581-8252 or TTY 711.

FEHB and PEBB members can also find information online:

Call Member Services

Key Medicare health plan enrollment dates

Medicare Annual Enrollment Period (AEP)
October 15 through December 7

Medicare Initial Coverage Election Period (ICEP)
65th birthday month + 3 months before and after

Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period (MA OEP)
January 1 through March 31

Questions? Call us

Prospective members
8 a.m. - 8 p.m., 7 days a week
1-800-446-8882
TTY 711

Current members
MEMBER SERVICES
8 a.m. - 8 p.m., 7 days a week
1-888-901-4600
TTY 711

Other resources

Glossary

Medicare Star Quality Ratings

Our Medicare Advantage health plan was rated 4.5 out of 5 Stars in Washington for 2021. The Medicare Star Rating is based on quality, service, and member satisfaction. Our high rating means you can have peace of mind knowing that you're getting high-quality care and coverage — all in a single plan at a great value.2

NCQA Quality Rating

Kaiser Permanente Washington Medicare Advantage (HMO) plan was rated 4.5 out of 5 in the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) Medicare Health Insurance Plan Ratings 2019-2020.3