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Medicare Information

 

When can I join Central Valley Medical Group?
When can I join a Medicare Advantage Plan?
Join CVMG by choosing the best option.

When can I join Central Valley Medical Group?

You can join CVMG year-round if you are currently enrolled in any of the following Medicare Advantage Plans; you do not need to wait until Medicare’s Annual Enrollment Period! You can visit Medicare.com/cvmg or call (877) 442-4016.

  • AARP® MedicareComplete® SecureHorizons Plan 1 (HMO w/prescription drug plan)
  • AARP® MedicareComplete® SecureHorizons Plan 2 (HMO w/prescription drug plan)
  • Health Net® Healthy Heart 1 (HMO w/prescription drug plan)
  • Health Net® Seniority Plus Green  (HMO WITHOUT prescription drug plan)

Need help figuring out if you can join CVMG? Go to Medicare.com/CVMG or call us at (209) 573-7413 (TTY 711).

 

When can I join a Medicare Advantage Plan?
  • You become eligible for Medicare three months before the month you turn 65 until three months after the month you turn 65; if you wait, you may be assessed a higher premium penalty.
  • If you didn’t join when you were first eligible, you can join during the Annual Election Period.
  • If you have another Medicare plan, you can join or switch during the Annual Election Period, which is October 15 through December 7 of each year.

You may also be able to join a Medicare Advantage Plan during Special Election Periods at other times, such as:

  • If you move out of the service area of the plan you are in
  • If you have both Medicare and Medicaid (MediCal in California)
  • If you have certain special needs

Need help figuring out if you can join Medicare Advantage Plan? Go to Medicare.com/CVMG or call us
at (209) 573-7413 (TTY 711).

 

Make CVMG your medical group of choice:

If you’ve already enrolled in one of the three Medicare Advantage Plans CVMG accepts, you choose your primary care physician and choose CVMG as your medical group. You can designate CVMG as your medical group AT ANY TIME DURING THE YEAR. Call the plan at the number listed below and let them know you want your doctor through CVMG. If you want help finding a CVMG doctor, click here for the physician search or call (209) 573-7413 or visit Medicare.com/CVMG to see side by side the plans CVMG accepts

If it is Open Enrollment (Annual Election Period) between October 15 through December 7, you can contact the plan directly to choose a CVMG-accepted Medicare Advantage plan.

  • AARP® MedicareComplete® SecureHorizons Plan 1 (HMO w/prescription drug plan)
  • AARP® MedicareComplete® SecureHorizons Plan 2(HMO w/prescription drug plan)
  • Health Net® Healthy Heart 1 (HMO w/prescription drug plan)
  • Health Net® Seniority Plus Green (HMO WITHOUT prescription drug plan)

 

Remember: to get the benefits of CVMG, you must specify you want your doctor through Central Valley Medical Group (CVMG)!

Have questions?

Give us a call today at 209-573-7401

CVMG, through Sutter Gould Medical Foundation, is a contracted provider with Health Net and UnitedHealthcare. Each of these Medicare Advantage Organizations has a contract with Medicare to offer HMO plans. Enrollment in one of these Medicare Advantage plans depends on contract renewal. This is not a complete listing of plans available in your service area. For a complete listing please contact 1-800-MEDICARE (TTY users should call 1-877-486-2048), 24 hours a day/7 days a week or consult www.medicare.gov. Other providers are available in these plans’ networks.