How to Choose Sharp Through Covered California
The health insurance marketplace Covered California is providing millions of people with affordable health insurance options — including access to Sharp-affiliated physicians.
We invite you to begin a relationship with Sharp, where we’re working to transform the health care experience for our patients and their families. What this means is that for us, you come first. We offer four acute-care hospitals, three specialty hospitals and a full spectrum of other facilities and services. Sharp's two medical groups — Sharp Rees-Stealy and Sharp Community Medical Group — offer direct access to The Sharp Experience, clinical excellence, advanced technology and coordinated, affordable care.
From Nov. 15, 2014, to Feb. 15, 2015, people who are uninsured or who purchase their own insurance can join Sharp by selecting one of the following health insurance plans and levels of coverage offered through Covered California. Depending on your household income, you may be eligible for a subsidy.
Sharp Health Plan
Sharp HealthCare's own health plan offers a variety of options for individuals and families. Both Sharp Rees-Stealy and Sharp Community Medical Group accept all Sharp Health Plan exchange plans, including Covered California plans.
HMO: Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum
Anthem Blue Cross
Sharp Rees-Stealy accepts all Anthem plans, including Covered California plans. Sharp Community Medical Group physicians may accept Anthem Blue Cross EPO plans; however, please verify with your doctor's office and with Anthem Blue Cross.
HMO: Silver, Gold and Platinum
EPO/PPO: Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum
Sharp Rees-Stealy accepts all Health Net PPO plans, including Covered California plans. Sharp Community Medical Group physicians may accept Health Net PPO plans; however, please verify with your doctor's office and with Health Net.
Purchase a health plan through Covered California and begin your relationship with Sharp.
Sharp’s passion for caring is shared by our 2,600 physicians, including more than 1,100 physicians in our two affiliated medical groups — Sharp Rees-Stealy and Sharp Community Medical Group — and more than 16,000 employees.
We invite you to begin your Sharp Experience through Covered California.
How can I get more information?
If you'd like more information about how health care reform may impact you, visit our Frequently Asked Questions about the Affordable Care Act and Covered California.
If you need additional information about health insurance coverage or how to receive care at Sharp, call 1-800-82-SHARP (1-800-827-4277), Monday through Friday, 8 am to 6 pm.
How can I find a Sharp-affiliated physician?
Search for a San Diego doctor or speak to a physician-referral nurse by calling 1-800-82-SHARP (1-800-827-4277), Monday through Friday, 8 am to 6 pm.
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