News center archives

Stories and communications from the past few months.

Health Insurance Shopping Checklist

Your 2023 health plan shopping checklist

Consider these 5 things when thinking about which health plan to choose.

Oct. 28, 2022

Rated 5 stars by Medicare

Sharp Health Plan Once Again Rated 5 out 5 Stars by Medicare

Sharp Health Plan was rated 5 out of 5 stars by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for the second year in a row.

Dec. 5, 2022

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Inflation Reduction Act expands financial help for Californians

You may qualify for more affordable health insurance coverage through the end of 2025.

October 20, 2022


Tips on how to pick the right Medicare Advantage plan

Michael Byrd, vice president and chief business development officer, shares expert advice.

Oct. 16, 2022

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How do you start seeing a therapist?

Finding the right therapist can take some time, but it is worth the effort.

May 31, 2022

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9 free preventive care benefits

Get the most out of your health insurance.

Jan. 12, 2022

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6 tips for getting health insurance for the first time

Turning 26? Here’s what to know about getting your own health insurance plan.

Dec. 15, 2021

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$0 Medicare Advantage plans: Are they really free?

Here’s what you need to know about $0 premium Medicare plans.

Dec. 1, 2021

NCQA-accredited health plan - 4-½ stars

One of the highest rated health plans in the nation

Sharp Health Plan received a rating of 4.5 out of 5 in the National Committee for Quality Assurance’s Private Health Insurance Plan ratings.

Nov. 22, 2021

Highest member-rated health insurance in California

Highest member-rated health plan in California

Sharp Health Plan is the highest member-rated health plan in California for the seventh year in a row.

Nov. 15, 2021

Best Insurance Companies - Medicare Advantage - California (US News & World Report)

Best Insurance Companies for Medicare Advantage in California

Sharp Health Plan was named in the 2022 U.S. News & World Report list of Best Insurance Companies for Medicare Advantage in California.

Nov. 9, 2021

Rated 5 stars by Medicare

5 out of 5 stars from Medicare

Sharp Health Plan earned an overall 5-star rating from Medicare, highlighting our commitment to delivering high-quality care.

Nov. 8, 2021

Covered California 5 stars

5 out of 5 stars from Covered California

Sharp Health Plan earned 5 stars from Covered California™ and was the only health plan to achieve a 5-star members’ care experience rating.

Nov. 8, 2021

Medicare enrollment periods: what you need to know

Medicare enrollment periods: what you need to know

Learn more about making changes to your Medicare plan for 2022.

Oct. 14, 2021

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Medicare Advantage benefits you might not know about

Traditional Medicare might not cover these 5 things, but Medicare Advantage does.

Oct. 6, 2021

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7 medical services Medicare doesn’t cover

If you need one or more of these services covered, consider a Medicare Advantage plan.

Oct. 3, 2021

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Your 4-step guide to health insurance

Choosing your health insurance is an important decision. These tips can help.

Aug. 18, 2021

Keeping up with vaccinations

Keeping up with vaccinations

Staying on top of recommended vaccines can help protect you — and others.

Aug. 12, 2021

San Diego's Best

San Diego’s Best Insurance Provider

The Union-Tribune Readers Poll named Sharp Health Plan San Diego’s Best Insurance Provider.

Aug. 2, 2021

How health insurance works

How health insurance works

Have questions about how health insurance works? We’ve got answers.

Jan. 7, 2021

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Shopping for health insurance during COVID-19

These 4 tips can help you find the best health insurance coverage during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Nov. 30, 2020

Helping parents

Helping your parents make Medicare choices

It’s the time of year for Medicare mailers and commercials. Here’s what you need to know.

Nov. 4, 2020