What’s new in 2021?
One of the top three insurance carriers in California will be offering a new Medicare Advantage Plan (HMO) in Santa Barbara area with a $0 monthly premium. Since this is an HMO plan, you will need to have your Primary Care doctor at Sansum Medical Clinic and you will only be able to use doctors at Sansum; The network hospital is Cottage Hospital. There will be copays for most medical and hospital services.
This plan will be available starting January 1, 2021. Enrollment can only occur during the Annual Open Enrollment that goes from October 15 to December 7, 2020.