Sierra Health and Life Insurance started out as a small, local insurance provider headquartered within the state of Nevada. As they grew and became successful, they were eventually bought out by UnitedHealthcare. Now they are a proud subsidiary of their parent company, but they still manage their Sierra Spectrum (Medicare Advantage) policies to local Nevada seniors, including Sierra Health & Life Medicare Plans.

Affiliated Brand Names

  • Sierra Health and Life
  • Sierra Health and Life Insurance
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • Sierra Spectrum

Company Highlights

  • Corporate office located in Las Vegas, NV
  • Purchased by UnitedHealthcare in recent years
  • Offers Medicare Advantage and Part D plans to Nevada seniors

Medicare Plans Offered

Now that Sierra Health and Life is a subsidiary of a major provider, they have the capacity to offer larger and more complex Medicare supplement plans such as:

Medicare Supplement Plans NO
Medicare Advantage Plans YES
Medicare Part D Drug Plans YES

Sierra Health and Life Insurance Premium Comparison

Comparison shopping is essential when you are shopping for the best price on your next policy. However, it can be hard to know where to look if you want accurate data. Our graph below shows how Sierra Health compares with the national average rate. If you want a more precise quote, though, one of our agents will be happy to assist you.
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
Plan F $116* $0 $0 100% Covered 100% Covered 100% Covered
Plan G $105* $0 $233 100% Covered 100% Covered 100% Covered
Plan B $104* $0 $233 Not Covered Not Covered Not Covered
Plan N $70* $0 $233 Not Covered 100% Covered 100% Covered
Plan D $97* $0 $233 Not Covered 100% Covered 100% Covered
Plan A $69* $1,556 $233 Not Covered Not Covered Not Covered
Plan L $76* $389 $233 Not Covered 75% Covered Not Covered
Plan K $45* $778 $233 Not Covered 50% Covered Not Covered
Plan M $97* $778 $233 Not Covered 100% Covered 100% Covered

Financial Strength Ratings

You’re going to want a Medicare supplement policy from a company that has a good financial strength rating. With regard to Sierra Health and Life, they have earned an “A” rating from A.M. Best, which means the company is very financially stable.

A.M. Best Rating A
Standard & Poor’s Rating No Rating
Moody’s Rating No Rating

*Ratings as of 2/17/15

Sierra Health and Life Insurance Video

Sierra Health & Life Insurance Review

Thanks to the recent merger with UnitedHealthcare, Sierra Health and Life is now stronger and better able to care for their senior members within the state of Nevada. They offer a unique Medicare Advantage program called Sierra Spectrum which can help seniors manage their Medicare supplement needs. Unfortunately, they do not offer Medicare supplement insurance (Medigap) at this time.

  • Market Experience
  • Fast Claims Processing
  • Strong Financial Reserves
  • Competitive Rates
  • Customer Satisfaction

How To File A Claim With Sierra Health & Life Medicare Plans/strong>

Telephone Number: 1-877-559-4512

To speak with a person:

  1. Press “1” for Sierra Nevada Spectrum
  2. Press “2” for members
  3. You will be connected to a customer service representative
  4. (Note: there will be long pauses between menu selection options while navigating the automated system)

Company Contact Information

Customer Service:


Mailing Address:

Sierra Health and Life

Affiliate of UnitedHealthcare

2716 North Tenaya Way

Las Vegas, NV 89114-5645

How To Get A Rate Quote

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

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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.