Enrollment steps

Follow these steps to apply online.

Sharp Direct Advantage® plans provide you with access to facilities and programs that help you make the most of your health care. We’re here to make finding and enrolling in the right plan simple. Whether you have never purchased Medicare health coverage before or are considering switching from your current plan, we are committed to making your health care experience affordable, simple, accessible and personal. At Sharp Health Plan, we offer Medicare plans to feel good about.

Switch to San Diego's 5-star Medicare Advantage plan

Sharp Health Plan is accepting enrollments all year, thanks to the 5-star special enrollment period. Enjoy direct access to Sharp HealthCare and The Sharp Experience.*

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* Every year, Medicare evaluates plans based on a 5-star rating system. You can use Medicare’s 5-star special enrollment period to switch from your current Medicare plan to a Medicare plan with a 5-star quality rating. You can use this special enrollment period only once between Dec. 8, 2022, and Nov. 30, 2023.

Getting ready to enroll

It is important that you fully understand our benefits and rules before you apply. Review our helpful pre-enrollment checklist.

Step 1

Check your eligibility.

To join a Sharp Direct Advantage plan, you must:

  • Be in an eligible enrollment period
  • Reside in San Diego County
  • Be entitled to Medicare Part A and enrolled in Medicare Part B, or be enrolled in Medicare Part A and Part B
Step 2

Choose a Sharp Direct Advantage plan.

Before you begin your online enrollment form, you will need to know which plan you’d like to enroll in.

We offer plans for Medicare-eligible residents of San Diego, former Sharp HealthCare employees, and an exclusive plan for City of San Diego retirees.

If you have any questions, contact one of our licensed sales representatives.

Browse Our Plans

Step 3

Gather your information.

Two items you need before you begin the enrollment form:

1. Your red, white and blue Medicare card

2. Your primary care physician’s name and plan medical group

If you do not currently have a primary care physician or would like to choose a different one, we can help you find one.

Find A Doctor

Step 4

Start your enrollment form.

When you are ready to enroll in a Sharp Direct Advantage plan, you will need to create a user account to start online enrollment.

Once you have an account, you will be able to begin your form, and return later to complete it.

Get Started

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Interested in adding comprehensive dental to your Sharp Direct Advantage Plan?

Give us a call at 1-855-562-8853. We’re ready to assist you.

Sharp Direct Advantage is offered by Sharp Health Plan. Sharp Health Plan is an HMO with a Medicare contract. Enrollment with Sharp Health Plan depends on contract renewal. Read the full disclaimer.

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