SCAN Medicare Advantage Plans for Scripps Hospitals in San Diego

SCAN is the best Medicare Advantage Plan in San Diego if you wish to visit Scripps Hospitals.

These hospitals and doctor networks are very popular, especially here in North County. For this reason, SCAN Advantage plans are becoming a popular Advantage option to San Diegans.

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Why Choose SCAN for Medicare in San Diego?

Read 3 top reasons to choose SCAN for Medicare. Use this table of contents to navigate through the information on this page. Contact us and we will help you decide if this is the right plan for you. Don’t do it alone, we can help!

1. Advantage Plan with access to Scripps

Only with a SCAN Advantage plan are you able to access the Scripps hospitals and doctors. These SCAN Advantage plans are a much less expensive option with lower premiums compared to a Supplement plan. Note: If you also want access to all of UCSD Medical Centers, you’ll need to select a Supplement plan – not an advantage plan.

 

2. Multiple Plan Designs and Low Out of Pocket Spending at Scripps

When selecting a SCAN Medicare Advantage Plan, you’ll have up to 4 plan options to choose from. The Scripps Classic Plan is the first plan covering medical, prescription drugs, and the possibility of adding a dental plan. SCAN also offers a beefed up version of that plan called the Scripps Signature which minimizes your out of pocket costs. The Scripps Plus plan offers additional benefits beyond Original Medicare while also reducing the out of pocket costs a member will pay for medical services. Finally, SCAN has a Special Needs Plan called “Scripps Heart First” offering a great plan if you qualify.

 

3. Reputation

SCAN was founded in 1977 and has had tremendous success in Southern California. SCAN has always focused its efforts on making healthcare services more accessible, more connected and more affordable specifically for the older generations in San Diego.

SCAN Advantage Plans – All 4 Plans Offer Access to Scripps Coverage

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Scripps Classic Medicare Plan

Scripps Classic provides our most comprehensive medical and prescription drug coverage, plus extra benefits not covered by Original Medicare, and access to care from one of the nation’s top health systems.

This plan is likely the lowest cost plan for you to evaluate within the SCAN and Scripps plans. With any Advantage plan, your prescription drugs will be covered. With a Scripps Classic plan, you’ll have a low out of pocket maximum minimizing your costs.

You can add a dental insurance plan for just a few dollars extra a month. Vision services and hearing aid services are covered. SCAN delivers on its promise to keeping seniors healthy with $0 home delivered meals for up to 28 days per year.

You will have access to telehealth and your SCAN Travel Assurance offers worldwide coverage for unlimited urgent emergency services. And finally, a SilverSneakers gym membership is also included at no cost to you.

Scripps Signature Medicare Plan

Scripps Signature offers complete prescription drug coverage and comprehensive preventive and hospital care, plus access to one of the nation’s top health systems. Scripps Signature plan offers low copayments for the services you use most.

With any Advantage plan, your prescription drugs will be covered. With a Scripps Signature plan, you’ll have a lower out of pocket maximum, even compared to the Scripps Classic plan, minimizing your costs even more.

You can add a dental insurance plan for just a few dollars extra a month. Vision services and hearing aid services are covered. You will have access to telehealth and your SCAN Travel Assurance offers worldwide coverage for unlimited urgent emergency services. And finally, a SilverSneakers gym membership is also included at no cost to you.

SCAN Respite Care Services are offered with the Scripps Signature Plan providing a short-term break from the demands of caregiving, SCAN offers respite care for full-time, unpaid caregivers caring for SCAN members. You can also ask for extra help at home; after a hospital stay, this service can mean all the difference in your recovery.

Scripps Plus Medicare Plan

Scripps Plus offers comprehensive medical benefits and prescription drug coverage, extra benefits beyond Original Medicare, and care from one of the nation’s top health systems. This is for people with Medicare Parts A and B. However, people with both Medicare and Medi-Cal may get lower costs from this plan.

With any Advantage plan, your prescription drugs will be covered. With a Scripps Plus plan, you’ll have a larger out of pocket maximum compared to other SCAN Scripps plans. Your dental insurance is already included in the total premium price so you will not need to add dental benefits. Vision services and hearing aid services are covered.

You will have access to 32 one way paid for transportation services of which 16 can be non-medical trips. You will have access to telehealth and your SCAN Travel Assurance offers worldwide coverage for unlimited urgent emergency services. And finally, a SilverSneakers gym membership is also included at no cost to you.

Medi-Cal eligible people – If you are currently Medi-Cal eligible, the SCAN Scripps Plus plan offers you an even better deal. More of your services will be covered at a better out of pocket cost to you.

If you wish to learn more about the costs of these SCAN Plans, contact HealthyMarks to guide you through Medicare in San Diego.

Scripps Heart First SNP Medicare Plan

Scripps Heart First offers comprehensive medical, hospital and pharmacy coverage, and extra benefits not covered by Original Medicare, from one of the nation’s top health systems, for those living with cardiovascular disorder or chronic or congestive heart failure.

If you have Medicare and you develop certain severe or disabling conditions you can join a Medicare SNP designed to serve people with those conditions at any time.

With any Advantage plan, your prescription drugs will be covered. You will have a low out of pocket maximum for this plan reducing your overall medical costs. You are able to add dental services for a small price. Vision services and hearing aid services are covered.

You will have access to medical and non-medical transportation services. You will have access to telehealth and your SCAN Travel Assurance offers worldwide coverage for unlimited urgent emergency services. A SilverSneakers gym membership is also included at no cost to you.

If you wish to learn if you qualify for this Special Needs Plan, request a quote here and we will be sure to help you find the best plan for your needs.

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Additional Benefits with a SCAN Medicare Plan

SCAN Advantage plans have some of the best additional benefits in San Diego so take a look at the long list of benefits you will get from many of the SCAN plans available to you.

Emergency Response

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The personal emergency response system (PERS) enables members to remain at home, living safely and independently.

Dental Benefits

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Every SCAN plan has the ability to add one or more dental plans for just a few dollars a month.

Vision Benefits

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SCAN vision benefits include exams at no cost to you. You will also have access to glasses, contact lenses and frames.

Hearing Aids Benefits

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SCAN provides yearly hearing tests at no cost to the member and SCAN will also contribute towards the costs for hearing aids.

Telehealth

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Access to care from the comfort of your home. Telephone or virtual video visits with a doctor.

Scan Travel Insurance

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It is important to know that you are going to be safe and covered for any emergencies when you travel out of the country. With SCAN’s travel insurance, you will have unlimited urgent care and emergency room services anywhere in the world.

Transportation Services

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Many of the SCAN plans offer both medical and non-medical transportation services. For example, if you needed a ride to the grocery store, the Scripps Classic plan would offer 24 one way trips for you.

Chiropractic, Acupuncture, Podiatry

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Unlike many Advantage plans and Supplement Plans, you’ll have access to Chiropractic, acupuncture, and podiatry care for any of the SCAN plans you select.

Contact us for assistance with your SCAN Medicare or any Medicare questions.

FAQS – SCAN Medicare Plans

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  • 1. Can I receive Worldwide Coverage for Urgently Needed Services with Medicare?
     

    Yes, with many Supplement and Advantage plans, you will have access to emergency services anywhere in the world. You can be confident that you are able to travel and still receive emergency care.

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  • 2. Can I enroll in a Medicare plan with Personal Emergency Response System (PERS)?
     

    Can I enroll in a Medicare plan with Personal Emergency Response System (PERS)?
    Yes, Blue Shield offers PERS on their “Plan F Extra” plan. SCAN offers PERS for any of their Advantage plans. And UHC also has PERS for those who enroll with their plans.
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  • 3. Can I enroll in a Medicare plan with access to Tele-health services?
     

    Yes, Blue Shield offers Teladoc on their “Plan G Extra” plan. UHC offers a 24-7 nurse line as well as virtual medical visits with a licensed physician. SCAN also offers access to telehealth care from the comfort of your home.
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  • 4. Do all plans receive “Medicare Star Ratings”?
     

    All Part D PRescription Drug plans and all Advantage plans will always have a star rating. Many plans do not receive star ratings. Although some Supplement plans do receive star ratings, not all do. Blue Shield’s Supplement plans do not offer star ratings. Dental and Vision plan add-ons also do not have Medicare Star ratings.

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  • 5. Can I get dental, vision, and hearing insurance coverage through Medicare?
     

    Yes, when you enroll in Medicare you can pair additional services to your plan for an additional cost. For example, Blue Shield offers “Plan G Extra” which offers vision and hearing aid services. You can also add on a dental insurance plan for an additional cost.

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  • 6. Does Scripps offer Medicare Services in San Diego?
     

    Yes, Scripps Hospitals are available to you through SCAN Advantage plans or a Supplement plan in San Diego.

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  • 7. Does SCAN Medicare offer Medicare Plans in San Diego?
     

    Yes, the SCAN Health Plans are a great way to get access to Scripps hospitals with an Advantage plan.

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  • 8. Do SCAN Medicare Plans offer prescription drug coverage?
     

    Yes, SCAN plans are all Advantage plans which will always bundle in Prescription drug coverage in their services.

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  • 9. Do SCAN Medicare Plans offer dental insurance?
     

    Yes, some SCAN plans have Dental insurance already included. Others you can add dental insurance plans for a small price.

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  • 10. Do I get access to SilverSneakers when I enroll in Medicare?
     

    Many carriers offer SilverSneakers to their members when they enroll in one of their plans. Blue Shield and SCAN Advantage plans offer access to SilverSneakers when you enroll in a Supplement plan.

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  • 11. Does SCAN offer Supplement Insurance Plans?
     

    No, SCAN only offers Advantage plans. These plans offer members access to Scripps hospitals.

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  • 12. Am I able to visit Scripps Hospitals in San Diego with an Advantage plan?
     

    Yes, you can select a SCAN Advantage plan if you wish to be in network with Scripps. UHC also offers Advantage plans with access to some Scripps locations.
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  • 13. If I am Medi-Cal eligible, are there certain plans that I should look at?
     

    Yes, there are special plans for people who are both Medicare and Medi-Cal eligible. For example, SCAN offers the Scripps Plus Advantage plan and it has even better benefits if you are Medi-Cal eligible.

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SilverSneakers – Group Exercises

Group exercises designed for all abilities. Thousands of partners and locations and you can visit as many as you wish.

Online workouts and online fitness and nutrition tips. The SilverSneakers GO app with workouts and direction to help you stay fit.

Even if you have never had a gym membership, SilverSneakers is a helpful program to get you in the right place. Social activity with other members to help your well-being.

No additional cost for any member who enrolls in a SCAN Medicare Advantage plan. Just a great added benefit.

SCAN Medicare Facility Locations in San Diego

Scripps Mercy Hospital

4077 5th Avenue San Diego, CA 92103
619-294-8111
https://www.scripps.org/locations/hospitals/scripps-mercy-hospital

Scripps Green Hospital

10666 N Torrey Pines Rd, La Jolla, CA 92037
(858) 554-9100
https://www.scripps.org/locations/hospitals/scripps-green-hospital

Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla

Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas

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