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Healthier care for people with Medicare

Discover the better choice for your health care.

At Optum, you get personalized care to help you meet your health goals. That's why more than 4 million people trust our doctors and Medicare Advantage. 

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Get the care you need for a healthier life

If you’re new to Optum or already one of our patients, see how choosing Medicare Advantage and one of our doctors can help you get healthier care to live a better life.

Personalized care focused on you

Laurie, Optum patient

Learn how Laurie found relief from lifelong health struggles.

The care you need, when you need it

Mickey, an Optum patient, and his partner Vicki

Learn how Mickey created a new life with the help of his care team.

Healthier care at a better value

Margaret, an Optum patient

Learn how Margaret turned her life around, finding community and better health.

See why people with Medicare choose our doctors

Our primary care providers, specialists and care teams focus on helping you stay healthy. With over 90,000 doctors and 2,200 neighborhood locations, we offer you quality affordable care with the access and convenience you're looking for. 


Focused on you

We take the time to listen and understand your needs. We help you reach your personal health goals.


Made easier

Our team works together to help you get the care you need, when you need it.


Better value

Our care is proven to help you stay healthier and save money. That way you can enjoy a brighter future.1

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I went to the same doctor for 18 years and it just wasn't working...then I met [Dr. Gokal] and Optum and the team and things started changing. I also have a Medicare Advantage plan. It feels like I'm living again.
Laurie, 67, Medicare Advantage Optum patient
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Reach your health goals

At Optum, we do things differently. Our focus is on helping you prevent health problems before they start. How do we do this?

  • Taking time to listen and understand
  • Creating a personalized care plan based on your needs
  • Helping you stay healthy and save on health costs
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Learn more about the Optum difference

On average, our Medicare Advantage patients stay healthier and spend less time in the hospital. They have a 19% lower rate of hospitalizations compared to our Original Medicare patients.2

Choosing Optum means choosing a doctor and care team focused on helping you stay well. 

Our healthiest patients commit to seeing their doctors for their wellness visits. They also get health screenings when recommended and take their medicines regularly.

From diabetes to heart disease, our doctors work with specialists and care teams to help you better handle long-term medical problems.

For instance, our Medicare Advantage patients with Type 2 diabetes do better with our care compared to our Original Medicare patients. They're 37% less likely to go to the hospital for an urgent issue.3

Our doctors and care teams work with you to create a personal care plan. We help keep you healthier with the right screenings. We also make sure you only get the tests you need. Our care is proven to keep you healthier.

As an Optum patient with a Medicare Advantage plan, you get a primary care doctor and care team focused on your unique needs.

Count on:

  • Faster, easier and more ways to get care — in the office, virtually or at home
  • Extra support to help you reach your health goals
  • Lower costs for the care you need, when you need it 
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Take the next step

At Optum, everything we do is centered around you, so you can live your healthiest life.


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Explore doctors and plans

Find an Optum doctor near you and see the Medicare plans they accept.

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Discover your health choices at a health fair, doctor talk or Medicare event near you.

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Get started with our doctors and Medicare Advantage

It’s time to choose your plan and get all your Medicare questions answered. Get personalized help at no cost.

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* The contact information listed will direct you to a licensed representative that works with Medicare enrollees to explain Medicare Advantage and Prescription Drug Plan options. There may not be plans available in your area. Any information provided is limited to those plans offered in your area. Please contact Medicare.gov or 1-800-MEDICARE to get information on all of your options.

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1. Our Medicare Advantage patients are healthier and spend less time in the hospital. They have a 19% lower rate of hospitalization compared to our Original Medicare patients. Optum Care Unified Data Mart (OCUDM 2021); Optum HEDIS Reporting; Cozeva

2. I.B.I.D.

3. Optum Care Unified Data Mart (OCUDM 2021); Optum HEDIS Reporting; Cozeva