AARP Medicare Advantage Choice Plan 1 (PPO)

3.5 out of 5 stars* for plan year 2023
$0.00 Monthly Premium

AARP Medicare Advantage Choice Plan 1 (PPO) is a PPO Medicare Advantage (Medicare Part C) plan offered by UnitedHealthcare

Plan ID: H1821-002-000

$0.00 Monthly Premium

Washington 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 Washington 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$0.00
Out-of-pocket maximum$6,500.00
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 $25.00
Specialty doctor visit
Out-of-Network:

Doctor Specialty Visit:
Copayment for Medicare Covered Physician Specialist Office Visit $65.00
Inpatient hospital care
Out-of-Network:
$500.00 per day for days 1 to 17
$0.00 per day for days 18 to 999
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 transportation
Out-of-Network:

Ambulance Services:
Copayment for Medicare Covered Ambulance Services - Ground $245.00
Copayment for Medicare Covered Ambulance Services - Air $245.00

Health Care Services and Medical Supplies

AARP Medicare Advantage Choice Plan 1 (PPO) covers a range of additional benefits. Learn more about AARP Medicare Advantage Choice Plan 1 (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 monitoringIn-Network:

Diabetic Supplies and Services:
Copayment for Medicare-covered Diabetic Supplies $0.00
Coinsurance for Medicare-covered Diabetic Therapeutic Shoes or Inserts 20%
Prior Authorization Required for Diabetic Supplies and Services
Diabetic Supplies and Services limited to those from specified manufacturers(Please see Evidence of Coverage)
Durable medical equipment (DME)In-Network:

Durable Medical Equipment:
Coinsurance for Medicare-covered Durable Medical Equipment 20%
Prior Authorization Required for Durable Medical Equipment
Diagnostic tests, lab and radiology services, and X-raysIn-Network:

Outpatient Diag Procs/Tests/Lab Services:
Copayment for Medicare-covered Diagnostic Procedures/Tests $30.00
Copayment for Medicare-covered Lab Services $0.00
Prior Authorization Required for Outpatient Diag Procs/Tests/Lab Services

Outpatient Diag/Therapeutic Rad Services:
Copayment for Medicare-covered Diagnostic Radiological Services $0.00 to $150.00
Copayment for Medicare-covered Therapeutic Radiological Services $60.00
Copayment for Medicare-covered X-Ray Services $15.00
Prior Authorization Required for Outpatient Diag/Therapeutic Rad Services
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 care
Out-of-Network:
$500.00 per day for days 1 to 17
$0.00 per day for days 18 to 90
Mental health outpatient careIn-Network:

Outpatient Mental Health Services:
Copayment for Medicare-covered Individual Sessions $10.00
Copayment for Medicare-covered Group Sessions $5.00
Prior Authorization Required for Outpatient Mental Health Services
Outpatient services/surgeryIn-Network:

Outpatient Hospital Services:
Copayment for Medicare Covered Outpatient Hospital Services $0.00 to $350.00
Prior Authorization Required for Outpatient Hospital Services

Outpatient Observation Services:
Copayment for Medicare Covered Observation Services - Per day $350.00
Prior Authorization Required for Outpatient Observation Services

Ambulatory Surgical Center Services:
Copayment for Ambulatory Surgical Center Services $0.00 to $350.00
Prior Authorization Required for Ambulatory Surgical Center Services
Outpatient substance abuse care
Out-of-Network:

Outpatient Substance Abuse Services:
Copayment for Medicare Covered Individual or Group Sessions $30.00 to $40.00
Over-the-counter itemsIn-Network:

Over-The-Counter (OTC) Items:
Copayment for Over-The-Counter (OTC) Items $0.00
Maximum Plan Benefit of $40.00 every three months
Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) offerred as a Part C OTC benefit
Podiatry servicesIn-Network:

Podiatry Services:
Copayment for Medicare-Covered Podiatry Services $45.00
Copayment for Routine Foot Care $45.00
  • Maximum 6 visits every year
Prior Authorization Required for Podiatry Services
Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) care
Out-of-Network:
$225.00 per day for days 1 to 38
$0.00 per day for days 39 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 care
Out-of-Network:

Medicare Covered Dental Services:
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Comprehensive Dental 30%
Non-Medicare Covered Dental Services:
Copayment for Non-Medicare Covered Preventive Dental $0.00
Copayment for Non-Medicare Covered Comprehensive Dental $0.00

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 $65.00
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Eyewear 30%
Non-Medicare Covered Vision Services:
Copayment for Non-Medicare Covered Eye Exams $65.00
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 benefitsIn-Network:

Hearing Exams:
Copayment for Medicare Covered Benefits $0.00
Copayment for Routine Hearing Exams $0.00
  • Maximum 1 visit every year
Prior Authorization Required for Hearing Exams

Hearing Aids:
Copayment for Hearing Aids $175.00 to $1225.00
  • Maximum 2 Hearing Aids every year
Prior Authorization Required for Hearing Aids
Section B - General 18b Note - NOTE ON COST SHARING: Copays will range from a minimum copay of $175 to a maximum of $1,225 based on features and style. NOTE ON COMBINED COVERAGE FOR HEARING AID BENEFIT: Member may purchase a total of two hearing aids every year.

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

    When reviewing Washington 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 Washington 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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