It’s easy to get a dual special needs plan. There are 3 main steps. First, you’ll want to confirm your eligibility for a dual-eligible plan. Second, find a plan that best meets your health care needs. Then, third, you can sign up for a dual-eligible plan through an agent or online.
Step 1: Confirm your eligibility for this type of dual-eligible health plan
If you have both a Medicare and a Medicaid health plan, most likely you’re dual-eligible and can get a dual special needs plan. Get more details on who is dual-eligible.
Step 2: See what dual-eligible plans we offer in your area
For details about dual-eligible plans where you live and the benefits you could get, please search plans in your state.
Step 3: Sign up for a dual-eligible health plan
Once you’ve decided which dual special needs plan best fits your needs, it’s time to sign up. UnitedHealthcare has sales representatives to help you on the phone. Or you can set up a visit at your home. You can also enroll online. See below for details on how to sign up online.
To enroll in a dual-eligible plan online, applicants fill out and submit an online enrollment application. The person who’s applying will be asked a series of questions, and the system records the answers given.
You’ll need to give this information:
Talk with one of our licensed agents. They’ll be happy to answer your questions and enroll you in the dual-eligible plan that’s right for you.
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When you call, please have this information handy.
Please note that the specific benefits dual health plans include can change depending on where you live. Search by your ZIP code to find the right plan to meet your health care needs.