Care1st Medicare Advantage Plan

Care1st Medicare Advantage Plan
2017 Individual Enrollment Election Online Application


We're excited you've said Yes to Care1st!

If you have questions and would like to talk to a live representative, please call us at: 1-800-847-1222 or TTY/TDD users: 711.

Enrollment Steps

  • Before you begin, have your Medicare ID Card in front of you.
  • Locate your Medicare Number and your Part A and Part B effective dates on the Medicare Card.
  • Follow the directions to fill in your name, address and birthdate.
  • Select a Medicare plan.
  • If you choose a plan that has a premium or you have a late enrollment penalty, you must also choose a payment option.
  • If you already have a primary physician, fill in his or her Physician ID number and name.
  • Some yes/no questions may prompt you for additional information.
  • Confirm your Information and Sign off your Form.

Once you become a member

  • You'll receive our custom-designed New Member Kit,
  • Your Member ID card,
  • And a no-obligation invitation to a New Member welcoming event.

Annual Enrollment Period

Enrollment (Oct. 15, 2016 - Dec. 7, 2016)

  • Switch, drop or join a Medicare Advantage plan of your choosing.

Medicare Advantage Disenrollment Period (MADP)

Disenrollment (Jan. 1, 2017 - Feb. 14, 2017)

  • For Medicare Advantage plans, you can leave your plan and switch to Original Medicare.
  • If you switch to Original Medicare, you can sign up for a prescription drug plan up until February 14, 2016.
  • During this period you cannot switch from one Medicare Advantage plan to another. [ More ]

Special Circumstances

Certain conditions may make you eligible for a "SPECIAL ELECTION PERIOD" during which you may make changes to your health plan outside of the normal enrollment and disenrollment periods.

Some reasons include:

  • You are eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid.
  • You qualify for "Extra Help".
  • You are no longer eligible for Medicaid.
  • You moved out of your current plan's service area.

To see if you qualify for a SPECIAL ELECTION PERIOD Click here.

About Care1st

Care1st was developed and is led by a group of practicing physicians. Our health benefits and programs were created from a doctor's perspective, and reflect a "patients first" philosophy of care. More...



Contact Us

For Prospective Members:

  • Phone: 1-800-847-1222
  • TTY: 711
  • Hours of operation: From October 1 through February 14, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., seven days a week.
  • Address:
    Care1st Health Plan
    601 Potrero Grande Drive
    Monterey Park, CA 91755

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