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We are committed to keeping you informed about how to take care of yourself and your loved ones. Get benefit information, preventive care tips and access to reliable sources for real-time information.
Visit our FAQ to find out more about the vaccine and your coverage.
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Members must access flu vaccines as directed by their Plan Medical Group or they may be billed. Learn where to get a flu shot here →
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There are no copays for medically necessary COVID-19 testing. As a Medicare enrollee, you have several options for getting free at-home tests. You can get free at-home tests over-the-counter at participating pharmacies. And, if needed, you can submit proof of purchase for FDA approved at-home COVID-19 diagnostic tests for reimbursement beginning January 15, 2022.
Find a pharmacy that offers free over-the-counter tests ➜
Learn more about at-home test reimbursement through Sharp Health Plan ➜
Download member reimbursement form here ➜
Learn more about the Test to Treat Program ➜
Take the CDC symptom checker to help you make decisions and seek appropriate care.
It’s safe to get the care you need, virtually and in person. Visit your plan medical group's website to find out how they’re protecting patients, visitors and caregivers during this time.
We have temporarily relaxed early refill limits on many maintenance medications. You can get early refills of up to a 90-day supply at in-network pharmacies. This
option is available to members one time for each medication.
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We’re here to help you get the care you need. Here are helpful resources for getting care quickly. Remember, you should always contact your primary care physician (PCP) first about telehealth services, as well as COVID-19 testing and treatment.
Talk to a registered nurse after hours and on weekends at 1-855-562-8853. You may be directed to your PCP. This is to ensure the quickest and best care possible when the nurse advice line is experiencing
high call volumes.
Telehealth visits are a covered benefit for members, if your doctor provides this service. Your copay will vary depending on your plan, but should be no more than the copay for an in-office visit.
The health care professionals at MinuteClinic® can help evaluate symptoms and come up with a treatment plan. Most services will require you to pay the amount equal to your copayment for an office visit to your PCP.
Pandemic or not, every eligible person should receive the seasonal flu vaccine each year. Sharp Health Plan covers the flu vaccine as a preventive care service, at no additional cost.
Get your local questions answered 24/7 by 2-1-1 San Diego, our region’s trusted source for community services. You’ll find resources and crisis hotlines for housing and shelter, food assistance, emotional support and
This video helps explain what COVID-19 is, how it spreads, and what to do if you are feeling sick or are worried about exposure.
Watch this video from PsychHub for ways to cope with the anxiety and uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Testing is crucial to guiding our next steps in the fight against COVID-19, but do you know the difference between all the tests available?
If you or someone you know has lost their job, watch this video for coping strategies that can help support mental health.
Find helpful information about COVID-19 from our partner, Healthwise®. Learn how to stay healthy and what to do if you feel ill.
If you have a medical concern or need a follow-up appointment, a video or phone visit1 might be the ideal option.
If you’re feeling anxious, depressed or overwhelmed, we’re here for you. It’s important to address these feelings to take good care of yourself. We offer several options, so you can get the support you need.
Get the latest updates on coronavirus (COVID-19) from Sharp Health Plan and Sharp HealthCare.
The Aging and Adult Info Line can connect you to your local Area Agency on Aging, which coordinates a wide array of services at the community level to seniors and adults with disabilities. Visit aging.ca.gov or call 1-800-510-2020.
Here are some important resources to help you or your loved ones to stay home, stay healthy, and stay connected during California’s stay-at-home order.
Download “Feeling Good & Staying Connected,” a new guide and weekly planner that can help you connect with loved ones and discover ways to feel calm and positive.
AARP provides the Fraud Watch Network Helpline, for both members and non-members, who've been targeted or fallen victim to a scam. Call 1-877-908-3360.
You can use these interactive tools by the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Sharp HealthCare to see if you are at risk.
All in-person events have been canceled until further notice. However, our Medicare seminars are now being held online. You can view the schedule and sign up below.
Check out this recommended COVID-19 vaccine schedule from the CDC.
COVID-19 can have symptoms similar to a cold or flu. Use this chart to learn the differences.
Patients with COVID-19 have experienced mild to severe respiratory illness.
Cyber criminals are finding new ways to defraud people online as we face the coronavirus and COVID-19. Be sure to protect yourself.
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