AARP Medicare Advantage Choice Flex (PPO)

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$0.00 Monthly Premium

AARP Medicare Advantage Choice Flex (PPO) is a PPO Medicare Advantage (Medicare Part C) plan offered by UnitedHealthcare

Plan ID: H8211-006-000

$0.00 Monthly Premium

West Virginia Medicare beneficiaries may want to consider reviewing their Medicare Advantage (Medicare Part C) plan options. A Medicare Advantage plan combines your Original Medicare (Part A and Part B) benefits into a single plan.

Most Medicare Advantage plans cover prescription drugs, and many plans may offer other extra benefits Original Medicare doesn’t cover.

Learn more about West Virginia Medicare Advantage plans like the one below and find a plan that offers the benefits you want at an affordable price.

Basic Costs and Coverage

Coverage Details
Monthly plan premium$0.00
Vision coverage
Dental coverage
Hearing coverage
Prescription drugs
Medical deductible$150.00
Out-of-pocket maximum$6,700.00
Initial drug coverage limit$0.00
Catastrophic drug coverage limit$7,400.00
Primary care doctor visit
Out-of-Network:

Doctor Office Visit:
Copayment for Medicare Covered Primary Care Office Visit $0.00
Specialty doctor visitIn-Network:

Doctor Specialty Visit:
Copayment for Physician Specialist Office Visit $45.00
Prior Authorization Required for Doctor Specialty Visit
Inpatient hospital careIn-Network:

Acute Hospital Services:
$325.00 per day for days 1 to 5
$0.00 per day for days 6 to 90
Prior Authorization Required for Acute Hospital Services
Urgent care
Urgent Care:
Copayment for Urgent Care $40.00

Worldwide Coverage:
Copayment for Worldwide Urgent Coverage $0.00
Emergency room visit
Emergency Care:
Copayment for Emergency Care $90.00
Copayment for Medicare Covered Emergency Care waived if you are admitted to the hospital within 24 hours

Worldwide Coverage:
Copayment for Worldwide Emergency Coverage $0.00
Copayment for Worldwide Emergency Transportation $0.00
Ambulance transportationIn-Network:

Ground Ambulance:
Copayment for Ground Ambulance Services $215.00

Air Ambulance:
Copayment for Air Ambulance Services $215.00

Section B - General 10a Note - NOTE ON AUTHORIZATION: Authorization is required for Non-emergency Medicare-covered ambulance ground and air transportation. Emergency Ambulance does not require authorization.
Please see Evidence of Coverage for Prior Authorization rules

Health Care Services and Medical Supplies

AARP Medicare Advantage Choice Flex (PPO) covers a range of additional benefits. Learn more about AARP Medicare Advantage Choice Flex (PPO) benefits, some of which may not be covered by Original Medicare (Part A and Part B).

Coverage Details
Chiropractic servicesIn-Network:

Chiropractic Services:
Copayment for Medicare-covered Chiropractic Services $20.00
Prior Authorization Required for Chiropractic Services
Diabetes supplies, training, nutrition therapy and monitoring
Out-of-Network:

Diabetic Supplies and Services:
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Diabetic Supplies and Services 50%
Durable medical equipment (DME)
Out-of-Network:

Durable Medical Equipment:
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Durable Medical Equipment 50%
Diagnostic tests, lab and radiology services, and X-rays
Out-of-Network:

Outpatient Diag Procs/Tests/Lab Services:
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Diagnostic Procedures/Tests
40%
Copayment for Medicare Covered Lab Services
$0.00
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Diagnostic Radiological Services 40%
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Therapeutic Radiological Services 40%
Copayment for Medicare Covered Outpatient X-Ray Services $20.00
Home health careIn-Network:

Home Health Services:
Copayment for Medicare-covered Home Health Services $0.00
Prior Authorization Required for Home Health Services
Mental health inpatient careIn-Network:

Psychiatric Hospital Services:
$325.00 per day for days 1 to 5
$0.00 per day for days 6 to 90
Prior Authorization Required for Psychiatric Hospital Services
Mental health outpatient care
Out-of-Network:

Outpatient Mental Health Services:
Copayment for Medicare Covered Individual Sessions $30.00 to $40.00
Copayment for Medicare Covered Group Sessions $30.00 to $40.00
Outpatient services/surgery
Out-of-Network:

Outpatient Hospital and ASC Services:
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Outpatient Hospital Services 40%
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Ambulatory Surgical Center Services 40%
Outpatient substance abuse careIn-Network:

Outpatient Substance Abuse Services:
Copayment for Medicare-covered Individual Sessions $25.00
Copayment for Medicare-covered Group Sessions $15.00
Prior Authorization Required for Outpatient Substance Abuse Services
Podiatry services
Out-of-Network:

Podiatry Services:
Copayment for Medicare Covered Podiatry Services $45.00
Podiatry Services:
Copayment for Non-Medicare Covered Podiatry Services $45.00
Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) care
Out-of-Network:
$225.00 per day for days 1 to 45
$0.00 per day for days 46 to 100

Dental Benefits

The following dental services are covered, though there may be provider network restrictions. See the plan Evidence of Coverage.

Coverage Details
Dental careIn-Network:

Preventive Dental:
Copayment for Oral Exams $0.00
  • Maximum 2 visits every year
Copayment for Prophylaxis (Cleaning) $0.00
  • Maximum 3 visits every year
Copayment for Fluoride Treatment $0.00
  • Maximum 2 visits every year
Copayment for Dental X-Rays $0.00
  • Maximum 1 visit (Please see Evidence of Coverage for details)
Maximum Plan Benefit of $500.00 every year for in and out of network services combined for Preventive and Non-Medicare Covered Comprehensive combined

Comprehensive Dental:
Coinsurance for Medicare-covered Benefits 20%
Copayment for Non-routine Services $0.00
Copayment for Diagnostic Services $0.00
  • Maximum 1 visit (Please see Evidence of Coverage for details)
Copayment for Restorative Services $0.00
  • Maximum 1 visit (Please see Evidence of Coverage for details)
Copayment for Endodontics $0.00
  • Maximum 1 visit (Please see Evidence of Coverage for details)
Copayment for Periodontics $0.00
  • Maximum 1 visit (Please see Evidence of Coverage for details)
Copayment for Extractions $0.00
  • Maximum 1 visit (Please see Evidence of Coverage for details)
Copayment for Prosthodontics, Other Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery, Other Services $0.00
  • Maximum 1 visit (Please see Evidence of Coverage for details)
Maximum Plan Benefit of $500.00 every year for in and out of network services combined for Preventive and Non-Medicare Covered Comprehensive combined
Prior Authorization Required for Comprehensive Dental

Vision Benefits

The following vision services are covered, though there may be provider network restrictions. See the plan Evidence of Coverage.

Coverage Details
Vision benefits
Out-of-Network:

Medicare Covered Vision Services:
Copayment for Medicare Covered Eye Exams $45.00
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Eyewear 40%
Non-Medicare Covered Vision Services:
Copayment for Non-Medicare Covered Eye Exams $45.00
Copayment for Non-Medicare Covered Eyewear $0.00

Hearing Benefits

The following hearing services are covered, though there may be provider network restrictions. See the plan Evidence of Coverage.

Coverage Details
Hearing benefits
Out-of-Network:

Medicare Covered Hearing Services:
Copayment for Medicare Covered Hearing Exams $45.00
Non-Medicare Covered Hearing Services:
Copayment for Non-Medicare Covered Hearing Exams $45.00
Copayment for Non-Medicare Covered Hearing Aids $175.00 to $1225.00

Preventive Services and Health/Wellness Education Programs

The following services are covered, though there may be provider network restrictions. See the plan Evidence of Coverage.

Coverage Details
Preventive services and health/wellness education programsIn-Network:
$0.00 copay for Medicare Covered Preventive Services:

Abdominal aortic aneurysm screening
Alcohol misuse screenings & counseling
Bone mass measurements (bone density)
Cardiovascular disease screenings
Cardiovascular disease (behavioral therapy)
Cervical & vaginal cancer screening
Colorectal cancer screenings
Depression screenings
Diabetes screenings
Diabetes self-management training
Glaucoma tests
Hepatitis B (HBV) infection screening
Hepatitis C screening test
HIV screening
Lung cancer screening
Mammograms (screening)
Nutrition therapy services
Obesity screenings & counseling
One-time Welcome to Medicare preventive visit
Prostate cancer screenings(PSA)
Sexually transmitted infections screening & counseling
Shots:
  • COVID-19 shots
  • Flu shots
  • Hepatitis B shots
  • Pneumococcal shots
  • Tobacco use cessation
    Yearly "Wellness" visit

    Prescription Drug Costs and Coverage

    The AARP Medicare Advantage Choice Flex (PPO) offers prescription drug coverage, with an annual drug deductible of $150.00 (excludes Tiers 1 and 2)

    Coverage
    Cost
    Coverage & Cost
    Annual drug deductible$150.00 (excludes Tiers 1 and 2)
    Tier 1
  • Standard retail $0.00
  • Preferred mail order N/A
  • Standard mail order N/A
  • Tier 2
  • Standard retail $12.00
  • Preferred mail order N/A
  • Standard mail order N/A
  • Annual drug deductible$150.00 (excludes Tiers 1 and 2)
    Tier 1
  • Standard retail N/A
  • Preferred mail order N/A
  • Standard mail order N/A
  • Tier 2
  • Standard retail N/A
  • Preferred mail order N/A
  • Standard mail order N/A
  • Annual drug deductible$150.00 (excludes Tiers 1 and 2)
    Tier 1
  • Standard retail $0.00
  • Preferred mail order $0.00
  • Standard mail order $0.00
  • Tier 2
  • Standard retail $24.00
  • Preferred mail order $0.00
  • Standard mail order $36.00
  • When reviewing West Virginia Medicare plans, be sure to find out if your doctors are part of the plan network. If a Medicare Advantage plan covers prescription drugs, make sure the plan formulary (list of drugs covered by the plan) includes your drugs.

    You may be able to find plans in your part of West Virginia that offer similar benefits at similar or lower prices than the plan above. Call 1-800-557-6059 TTY 711, 24/7 to speak with a licensed insurance agent who can help you compare plans.

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