AARP Medicare Advantage Lakeshore (PPO)

3.5 out of 5 stars* for plan year 2023
$47.00 Monthly Premium

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

Plan ID: H7404-012-000

$47.00 Monthly Premium

Minnesota 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 Minnesota 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$47.00
Vision coverage
Dental coverage
Hearing coverage
Prescription drugs
Medical deductible$195.00
Out-of-pocket maximum$4,900.00
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 $40.00
Prior Authorization Required for Doctor Specialty Visit
Inpatient hospital careIn-Network:

Acute Hospital Services:
$390.00 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 $250.00

Air Ambulance:
Copayment for Air Ambulance Services $250.00

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

Coverage Details
Chiropractic services
Out-of-Network:

Chiropractic Services:
Copayment for Medicare Covered Chiropractic Services $40.00
Chiropractic Services:
Copayment for Non-Medicare Covered Chiropractic Services $40.00
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 $20.00
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 $140.00
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:
$390.00 per day for days 1 to 5
$0.00 per day for days 6 to 90
Mental health outpatient careIn-Network:

Outpatient Mental Health Services:
Copayment for Medicare-covered Individual Sessions $5.00
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 $390.00
Prior Authorization Required for Outpatient Hospital Services

Outpatient Observation Services:
Copayment for Medicare Covered Observation Services - Per day $390.00
Prior Authorization Required for Outpatient Observation Services

Ambulatory Surgical Center Services:
Copayment for Ambulatory Surgical Center Services $0.00 to $290.00
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 $5.00
Over-the-counter items
Out-of-Network:

Over-The-Counter (OTC) Items:
Copayment for Non-Medicare Covered Over-The-Counter (OTC) Items $0.00
Maximum Plan Benefit of $50.00
Podiatry services
Out-of-Network:

Podiatry Services:
Copayment for Medicare Covered Podiatry Services $40.00
Podiatry Services:
Copayment for Non-Medicare Covered Podiatry Services $40.00
Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) care
Out-of-Network:
$150.00 per day for days 1 to 16
$250.00 per day for days 17 to 26
$0.00 per day for days 27 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 $1000.00 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%
Coinsurance for Non-routine Services 0% to 50%
Copayment for Diagnostic Services $0.00
  • Maximum 1 visit (Please see Evidence of Coverage for details)
Coinsurance for Restorative Services 0% to 50%
  • Maximum 1 visit (Please see Evidence of Coverage for details)
Coinsurance for Endodontics 50%
  • Maximum 1 visit (Please see Evidence of Coverage for details)
Coinsurance for Periodontics 50%
  • Maximum 1 visit (Please see Evidence of Coverage for details)
Coinsurance for Extractions 50%
  • Maximum 1 visit (Please see Evidence of Coverage for details)
Coinsurance for Prosthodontics, Other Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery, Other Services 50%
  • Maximum 1 visit (Please see Evidence of Coverage for details)
Maximum Plan Benefit of $1000.00 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 $0.00
Copayment for Medicare Covered Eyewear $0.00
Non-Medicare Covered Vision Services:
Copayment for Non-Medicare Covered Eye Exams $0.00
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 $40.00
Non-Medicare Covered Hearing Services:
Copayment for Non-Medicare Covered Hearing Exams $40.00
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 programs
Out-of-Network:

Medicare-covered Zero Dollar Preventive Services:
Copayment for Medicare Covered Medicare-covered Preventive Services $0.00

Prescription Drug Costs and Coverage

The AARP Medicare Advantage Lakeshore (PPO) offers prescription drug coverage, with an annual drug deductible of $195.00 (excludes Tiers 1 and 2)

Coverage
Cost
Coverage & Cost
Annual drug deductible$195.00 (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$195.00 (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$195.00 (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 $36.00
  • Preferred mail order $0.00
  • Standard mail order $36.00
  • When reviewing Minnesota 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 Minnesota 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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