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Learn About Medicare

We can help you make sense of Medicare—get answers and information from the safety of your home

Medicare coverage may be the last thing on your mind right now. We understand and are here to help. UPMC for Life makes it easy to understand everything you need to know about Original Medicare as well as how to choose the Medicare Advantage plan that’s right for you.


Our Medicare Advisors are here to help answer your questions. You can connect with us in the way you choose: Call us, attend a virtual meeting, visit our Connect Centers, or meet with a representative in-person or online.

View all of the ways to 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

UPMC for Life Medicare Advisors

Our licensed UPMC for Life Medicare Advisors can answer your questions and help you choose the Medicare plan that's right for you. Our team is here to give you the personal support you deserve.

Get to Know Our Medicare Advisors

UPMC for Life Care and Coverage

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 more about how we work with your providers


UPMC for Life hosts informative meetings about Medicare throughout our service area. Join us online to learn more about the basics of Medicare and your UPMC for Life plan options.

Find an Upcoming Medicare Meeting


We understand that sometimes you need to talk to someone face-to-face. UPMC for Life offers personal assistance with your Medicare plan options at our UPMC Health Plan Connect Centers.

Find a Location Near You
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.

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

Oct. 1 through March 31:
seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

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

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

Oct. 1 through Dec. 31:
seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Jan. 1 through Sept. 30:
Monday through Friday: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.


Last Updated: 10/01/2020
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