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New to Medicare?

Partnering with you to make sure you get the right info when considering Medicare options.

There’s a lot to consider as you prepare for Medicare. What should I look for in a plan? How should I prepare? What information do I need to look at? All great questions –and HealthPartners will help you with all considerations you may have. We are member-focused. All the time.

Part A

Inpatient hospital and skilled nursing care.

Part B

Doctor visits and outpatient care.

Private medical plans

Medicare Advantage (Part C), Cost and Medigap (Medicare Supplement).

Part D

Prescription meds – only available through private health plans.

If I get Original Medicare from the government, do I need to buy a private plan?

Original Medicare does not cover:

  • Deductibles, coinsurance and copays
  • Most dental care
  • Most prescription meds
  • Routine eye care
  • Routine hearing exams
  • Fitness programs
  • Services outside the U.S.
  • Acupuncture

Certain private health plans may cover some or all of these services.

Learn more about the parts of Medicare

Intro to Medicare

The more you know about Medicare, the more informed you’ll be in your search for the right plan. Learn more about the basics of Medicare.

Medicare drug coverage

Part D is prescription drug coverage offered through private health insurance plans. Learn more about how Part D works.

Attend an informational meeting

Meet with a sales representative and other people who have questions just like yours.

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Get in touch

Sometimes it’s easiest to talk to an expert. You can get in touch with our sales team by calling:

Or, you can email us.

Highest-rated services

For the past two years, HealthPartners Freedom (Cost) received Medicare’s highest rating. That’s 5 out of five (5) stars! This means you get the highest-rated plan services and care our doctors provide – including how they detect and treat illnesses, and work to keep you healthy.

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Get Medicare updates

Stay up-to-date with Medicare – whether that’s by attending a meeting, subscribing to our educational blog or talking to an expert.

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Request an information kit

Want more info? We will send you a packet of information on HealthPartners Freedom (Cost) plans.

Request a kit

From October 1 through February 14, we take calls from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., seven days a week. You’ll speak with a representative. From February 15 to September 30, call us 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday through Friday to speak with a representative. On Saturdays, Sundays and Federal holidays, you can leave a message and we’ll get back to you within one business day.

This information is not a complete description of benefits. Contact the plan for more information. Limitations, copayments and restrictions may apply. Benefits, premiums and/or copayments/coinsurance may change on January 1 of each year. You must continue to pay your Medicare Part B premium. The formulary, pharmacy network and/or provider network may change at any time. You will receive notice when necessary.

HealthPartners MSHO is a health plan that contracts with both Medicare and the Minnesota Medical Assistance (Medicaid) program to provide benefits of both programs to enrollees. HealthPartners Freedom is a Cost plan with a Medicare contract. Enrollment in HealthPartners depends on contract renewal.

Medicare evaluates plans based on a 5-Star rating system. Star Ratings are calculated each year and may change from one year to the next.

Last updated June 2017
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