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You or the person for whom you’re applying must have Medicare Part A and Part B in order to apply for UPMC for Life Dual or UPMC for Life Options.

If you would like to explore other plans that may meet your needs, or if you would like to continue to learn about Medicare Special Needs Plans, see the options below. If you would like to learn more about how to sign up for Medicare Parts A and B, visit for information.

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Continue to learn more about UPMC Medicare Special Needs Plans even though you may not be eligible.

  • UPMC for Life Dual
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UPMC for Life Dual (HMO SNP)

Do you qualify for Medicare and Medicaid? We offer low- or no-cost benefits that go beyond Original Medicare. With UPMC for Life Dual, you’re covered for prescriptions, routine dental and eye care, a 24/7 nursing advice line, and more.

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UPMC for Life Options (HMO SNP)

We are the only type of Medicare plan designed for people with long-term care needs. Our large network of doctors and facilities has services that fit your life. Whether you’re in a nursing home or your own home, UPMC for Life Options gives you and your loved ones the peace of mind you deserve.

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The value of having a UPMC Medicare Special Needs Plan

Customer Service

Every plan from UPMC Health Plan comes with access to our award-winning Health Care Concierge team,* health care coordination services, and more. Give us a call and you'll see what we mean.

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UPMC Medicare Special Needs Plan members have access to the doctors and hospitals of UPMC. You'll be receiving your care from some of the top-ranked hospitals in the nation.*

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For 2016, all of UPMC's Medicare Special Needs Plans include preventive dental coverage for cleanings and exams. UPMC for Life Dual and UPMC for Life Options include additional comprehensive benefits to help with crowns, bridges, and dentures.

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UPMC for Life Dual members can join Active&Fit. This program gives you membership to a participating local fitness facility OR the option of an at-home workout, at no cost to you.

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This information is not a complete description of benefits. Contact the plan for more information. Limitations, copayments, and restrictions may apply. Benefits, premium and/or copayments/coinsurance may change on January 1 of each year. The formulary, pharmacy network, and/or provider network may change at any time. You will receive notice when necessary.

This plan is available to anyone who has both Medical Assistance (Medicaid) from the state and Medicare. UPMC for Life Dual is an HMO SNP plan with a Medicare contract and a contract with the Pennsylvania Medical Assistance (Medicaid) program. Enrollment in UPMC for Life Dual depends on contract renewal. UPMC for Life Dual is a product of and operated by UPMC for You Inc.

This plan is available to anyone with Medicare who meets the Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) level of care and/or resides in a nursing home. Premiums, copayments, coinsurance, and deductibles may vary based on the level of Extra Help you receive. UPMC for Life Options is an HMO SNP plan with a Medicare contract. Enrollment in UPMC for Life Options depends on contract renewal. UPMC for Life Options is a product of and operated by UPMC Health Plan Inc.

We are available to take your call:
1-800-606-8648 or, for TTY users, 1-866-407-8762

*Our hours of operation change twice a year.

Oct. 1 – Feb. 14:
8 a.m. to 8 p.m., seven days a week.

Feb. 15 – Sept. 30:
Monday through Friday: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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Last Updated: 11/16/2015