AARP offers a service through UnitedHealthcare for members who are looking to purchase supplemental health coverage. Certain insurance products and services which meet the approval of the AARP are recommended to members because they meet a certain standard of quality and affordability. Primarily, UnitedHealthcare Insurance Company is the provider of choice through which AARP members underwrite their supplemental Medicare policies. The AARP itself does not directly insure any of its members.

  • AARP Member Advantages
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Insurance Company
  • UnitedHealth Group

Company Highlights

  • Originally founded in 1974 as Charter Med Incorporated
  • Invested over $3 billion in health care improvements since 2010
  • Fortune magazine’s “Most Admired Company in the Insurance and Managed Care” 4 years in a row
  • Provides over 70 million Americans with affordable healthcare

Medicare Plans Offered

Different providers will offer a variety of products and services to their beneficiaries. UnitedHealthcare offers senior citizens the following plans across all 50 states:

Medicare Supplement Plans YES
Medicare Advantage Plans YES
Medicare Part D Drug Plans YES

AARP UnitedHealthcare Premium Comparison

Take a look at the bar graphs below. They contain data on average annual rates for single, married, and retired individuals. Based on these numbers, you can begin to get an idea of how UnitedHealthcare performs with respect to the competition.
This Table Represents National Average Costs of Medicare Supplement Plans

Plan Type Starting From Part A Deductible Part B Deductible Excess Nursing Travel
Plan C $118* $0 $0 Not Covered 100% Covered 100% Covered Request Info
Plan F
Most popular
$116* $0 $0 100% Covered 100% Covered 100% Covered Request Info
Plan G $105* $0 $233 100% Covered 100% Covered 100% Covered Request Info
Plan B $104* $0 $233 Not Covered Not Covered Not Covered Request Info
Plan N $70* $0 $233 Not Covered 100% Covered 100% Covered Request Info
Plan D $97* $0 $233 Not Covered 100% Covered 100% Covered Request Info
Plan A $69* $1,556 $233 Not Covered Not Covered Not Covered Request Info
Plan L $76* $389 $233 Not Covered 75% Covered Not Covered Request Info
Plan K $45* $778 $233 Not Covered 50% Covered Not Covered Request Info
Plan M $97* $778 $233 Not Covered 100% Covered 100% Covered Request Info

Financial Strength Ratings

The higher the financial strength rating is, the more stable you can expect your health insurance company to be. Below, we’ve gathered the financial strength ratings from the top three companies in the financial ratings industry: A.M. Best, Standard & Poor’s, and Moody’s. These ratings are a clear indicator of the steadiness and reliability you can expect from UnitedHealthcare.

A.M. Best Rating A
Standard & Poor’s Rating AA
Moody’s Rating A1

*Ratings as of 2/17/15

AARP UnitedHealthcare Review

UnitedHealthcare is an operating arm of UnitedHealth group. The company has been helping customers manage their healthcare needs since 1974. They have more than 85 customers worldwide, including all 50 states in the US. UnitedHealth Group is a top 20 Fortune 500 company. Based on their strong financial rating and success within the healthcare industry, anyone looking for a supplemental health insurance policy would be making a solid choice with AARP UnitedHealthcare.

  • Domestic & International Success
  • Strong Financial Rating
  • Endorsed by the AARP
  • High Satisfaction Rating
  • Commitment to Quality Care

How To File A Claim With AARP UnitedHealthcare

Telephone Number: 1-888-378-0849 (for questions about filing a claim, getting help choosing a plan, and more)

To speak with a person: UnitedHealthcare understands how frustrating automated systems can be. Thankfully, when you dial their toll free number during operating hours (7 a.m.-11 p.m. ET, Monday-Friday; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. ET, Saturday), you will be automatically connected to a live operator who will be happy to answer any questions you may have, as well as help you choose a plan that is right for you.

Company Contact Information

Customer Service:

For a Medicare Advantage plan: (877)-596-3258

For a Medigap supplement plan: (888)-378-0254

For a Medicare prescription drug plan: (888-867-5564)

Mailing Address:

UnitedHealthcare Customer Service

PO Box 29675

Hot Springs, AR 71903

How To Get A Rate Quote

Customers looking to get a rate quote, or learn more about plans have 2 options:

by Lindsay Malzone, Lindsay Malzone is the Medicare expert for She's been contributing to many well-known publications as an industry expert since 2017. Her passion is educating Medicare beneficiaries on all their supplemental Medicare options so they can make an informed decision on their healthcare coverage.