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Learn About Medicare

We can help you make sense of Medicare—get the answers and information you need.

You’ve come to the right place for help understanding Medicare—we’re here for you! UPMC for Life makes it easy to learn everything you need to know about Original Medicare as well as how to choose the Medicare Advantage plan that’s right for you.

Medicare Star Ratings

Simply the best! UPMC for Life is committed to bringing you access to the best possible care and high-quality coverage. We’ve got your back and we’re listening to what you need. We’re here for you—not just as your health plan, but as your Partner in Care.

Learn About Medicare Awards

Awards and Recognition

Our awards and recognition reflect our commitment to serving our members. Thank you to our members for helping us achieve these awards!

Learn About Awards and Recognition

Ways to Connect With Us

Our Medicare Advisors are here to help answer your questions and help you choose the Medicare plan that's right for you. You can connect with us in the way you choose: Call us, attend a meeting, visit our Connect Centers, or meet with a Medicare Advisor in person or online.

Connect in Person or Online

Medicare Basics

Find everything you need to know about Medicare, including information on when you can enroll, the four parts of Medicare, and Medicare prescription drug coverage. You’ll also find information for people who are helping someone choose or use Medicare coverage.

Learn About Medicare Basics

UPMC for Life Plans

UPMC for Life offers a wide range of affordable Medicare Advantage plans. View our plan options (including our prescription drug coverage), compare costs, and learn about all the benefits you get when you choose UPMC for Life.

Learn About Our Extra Benefits and Services

Medicare Prescription Coverage

Learn about Medicare Part D—what's covered, what costs you are responsible for, and the stages of coverage.

Learn About Medicare Prescription Coverage

UPMC for Life Partners in Care

UPMC for Life works together with your doctors and other health care providers to give you the care and coverage you need to be at your best health.

Learn How We Work with Your Providers
This information is not a complete description of benefits. Call 1-866-400-5077 (TTY: 711) for more information. Out-of-network/Noncontracted providers are under no obligation to treat UPMC for Life members, except in emergency situations. Please call our customer service number or see your Evidence of Coverage for more information, including the cost sharing that applies to out-of-network services. Other physicians/providers are available in the UPMC for Life network.

This information is available for free in other languages. Please call our customer service number at 1-877-539-3080 (TTY: 711).

UPMC for Life has a contract with Medicare to provide HMO, HMO SNP, and PPO plans. The HMO SNP plans have a contract with the PA State Medical Assistance program. Enrollment in UPMC for Life depends on contract renewal. UPMC for Life is a product of and operated by UPMC Health Plan Inc., UPMC Health Network Inc., UPMC Health Benefits Inc., and UPMC Health Coverage Inc.

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UPMC for Life Members
Call us toll-free: 1-877-539-3080
TTY: 711

Oct. 1 – March 31:
Seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

April 1 – Sept. 30:
Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

UPMC for Life Prospective Members
Call us toll-free: 1-866-400-5077
TTY: 711

Jan. 1 – Sept. 30:
Seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Oct. 1 – Dec. 31:
Seven days a week from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.


Last Updated: 1/19/2024