To enroll in a Special Needs plan you must have Medicare Part A and Part B, reside in the plan's service area, and meet the plan's specific eligibility requirements, such as one of the following:
- Qualify for both Medicare and Medicaid (also referred to as "dual eligible").
- Live in a long-term care facility such as a contracted skilled nursing facility.
- Reside in the community but require the same level of care as individuals who reside in a skilled nursing facility.
- Have one or more specific chronic or disabling conditions, like diabetes, chronic heart failure (CHF) or specific cardiovascular disorders (CVD).
How to Enroll
You can enroll in a UnitedHealthcare Special Needs plan by phone.
Call a UnitedHealthcare sales agent to have them help you enroll. Call toll-free 1-888-834-3721 (TTY 711), 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. local time, 7 days a week.