University of California Retirees – Review plan benefits
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Review plan benefits & costs

Get a quick overview of your plan benefits and costs, and find more detailed information about additional coverage and benefit services.

UC Medicare Choice 



UC Medicare Choice 

Annual medical deductible $0

Medical annual out-of-pocket maximum


Office and clinic visits

$20 copay for primary care
$20 copay for specialist visit

Virtual office visit cost share $0 when using Doctor on Demand or AmWell
$20 copay for all other virtual visits, including behavioral health

Hospital services (inpatient)

$250 copay 
Mental health inpatient visit $250 copay per stay
Mental health outpatient group therapy visit $20 copay
Mental health outpatient individual therapy visit $20 copay

Hospital services (outpatient)

$100 copay for surgery
$0 copay for all other procedures

Prescription drug  annual out-of-pocket maximum $2,000

Prescription drug coverage

Retail 30-day supply

Tier 1: $5 copay
Tier 2: $25 copay
Tier 3: $40 copay
Tier 4: $25 copay

Home Delivery or Network Retail* 90-day supply

Tier 1: $10 copay
Tier 2: $50 copay
Tier 3: $80 copay
Tier 4: $50 copay

*Including University of California Medical Center pharmacies

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If you are becoming Medicare Eligible in 2021 and qualify to enroll into the UC Medicare Choice plan, please take a moment and watch a virtual presentation that explains the UC Medicare Choice Plan by selecting the link below.

Enrollment Presentation

2022 UC Open enrollment will begin on Thursday, October 28 - Fri, November 19, 2021.

Virtual Education Center 

It’s all the information you need to help you understand and access your MAPD plan benefits — in one place, at any time, from your favorite device. Let’s get started.

Learn More

Educational Town Hall Meeting presentation: 

Living Healthier (PDF)(1.0 MB)

Frequently Asked Questions

What to Do When You Need Care (PDF)(1.6 MB)

Need to RSVP for a meeting?

By Phone: Call the number below to have a representative reserve your seat for the Educational Town Hall Meeting.

TTY users, call: 711
8 a.m. – 8 p.m. PT
Monday through Friday

Online: Click the button below to RSVP for a meeting in your area. Use code: UNCA19 


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Last updated: 09.03.2021 at 12:01 AM CT  H2001_081921BMR