Anthem MediBlue + Kroger Access (PPO)

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$0.00 Monthly Premium

Anthem MediBlue + Kroger Access (PPO) is a PPO Medicare Advantage (Medicare Part C) plan offered by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield

Plan ID: H4909-026-000

$0.00 Monthly Premium

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 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$95.00
Out-of-pocket maximum$7,550.00
Initial drug coverage limit$0.00
Catastrophic drug coverage limit$7,400.00
Primary care doctor visitIn-Network:
$0.00 copay
Specialty doctor visitIn-Network:
$45.00 copay
Inpatient hospital careIn-Network:
Days 1-5: $375.00 per day, per admission / Days 6-90: $0.00 per day, per admission
Additional Hospital Days: Unlimited additional days
Urgent careUrgent Care: $45.00 copay
Emergency room visitEmergency Care: $90.00 copay
Worldwide Coverage: This plan covers urgent care and emergency services when traveling outside of the United States for less than six months. This benefit is limited to $100,000.00 per year.
Ambulance transportationGround Ambulance: $350.00 copay Per Trip
Air Ambulance: 20% coinsurance

Health Care Services and Medical Supplies

Anthem MediBlue + Kroger Access (PPO) covers a range of additional benefits. Learn more about Anthem MediBlue + Kroger Access (PPO) benefits, some of which may not be covered by Original Medicare (Part A and Part B).

Coverage Details
Chiropractic services
Out-of-Network:
Medicare Covered Chiropractic Services: 35% coinsurance
Diabetes supplies, training, nutrition therapy and monitoringIn-Network:
Diabetic Supplies: $0.00 copay
Durable medical equipment (DME)
Out-of-Network:
35% coinsurance
Diagnostic tests, lab and radiology services, and X-rays
Out-of-Network:
Lab Services: 35% coinsurance
X-Rays: 35% coinsurance
Therapeutic Radiological Services: 35% coinsurance
Outpatient Diagnostic Procedures/Tests: 35% coinsurance
Diagnostic Radiological Services: 35% coinsurance
Home health careIn-Network:
$0.00 copay
Mental health inpatient careIn-Network:
Days 1-4: $440.00 per day, per admission / Days 5-90: $0.00 per day, per admission
Additional Hospital Days: Unlimited additional days
Mental health outpatient careIn-Network:
Individual and Group Sessions: $40.00 copay
Outpatient services/surgeryIn-Network:
Outpatient Hospital - Surgery: $300.00 copay
Observation Services: $300.00 copay
Ambulatory Surgical Center: $245.00 copay
Outpatient substance abuse care
Out-of-Network:
35% coinsurance
Over-the-counter itemsThis plan covers certain approved, non-prescription, over-the-counter drugs and health-related items, up to $75 every quarter. Unused OTC amounts do roll over to the next quarter. Unused OTC amounts do not roll over to the next calendar year.
Podiatry services
Out-of-Network:
Medicare Covered Podiatry Services: $60.00 copay
Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) care
Out-of-Network:
35% coinsurance per stay

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 Services: $0.00 copay
This plan covers: 2 oral exam(s), 2 cleaning(s), 1 dental X-ray(s), 1 fluoride treatment(s) every year.

Medicare Covered Dental: $0.00 copay
Comprehensive Dental Services: $0.00 copay
This plan covers up to a $1,000.00 allowance for covered comprehensive dental services every year.

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 Eye Exam: $60.00 copay
Routine Eye Exam: $0.00 copay
Medicare Covered Eye Wear: $60.00 copay

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:
Medicare Covered Hearing Exam: $45.00 copay
Routine Hearing Exam: $0.00 copay for routine hearing exam(s).
This plan covers 1 routine hearing exam(s) every year. $59.00 maximum plan benefit for routine hearing exam(s) 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

Prescription Drug Costs and Coverage

The Anthem MediBlue + Kroger Access (PPO) offers prescription drug coverage, with an annual drug deductible of $95.00 (excludes Tiers 1, 2, 3 and 6)

Coverage
Cost
Coverage & Cost
Annual drug deductible$95.00 (excludes Tiers 1, 2, 3 and 6)
Tier 1
  • Preferred retail $0.00
  • Standard retail $5.00
  • Standard mail order $0.00
  • Tier 2
  • Preferred retail $13.00
  • Standard retail $18.00
  • Standard mail order $0.00
  • Tier 3
  • Preferred retail $42.00
  • Standard retail $47.00
  • Standard mail order $42.00
  • Tier 6
  • Preferred retail $0.00
  • Standard retail $0.00
  • Standard mail order $0.00
  • Annual drug deductible$95.00 (excludes Tiers 1, 2, 3 and 6)
    Tier 1
  • Preferred retail $0.00
  • Standard retail $10.00
  • Standard mail order $0.00
  • Tier 2
  • Preferred retail $26.00
  • Standard retail $36.00
  • Standard mail order $0.00
  • Tier 3
  • Preferred retail $84.00
  • Standard retail $94.00
  • Standard mail order $84.00
  • Tier 6
  • Preferred retail $0.00
  • Standard retail $0.00
  • Standard mail order $0.00
  • Annual drug deductible$95.00 (excludes Tiers 1, 2, 3 and 6)
    Tier 1
  • Preferred retail $0.00
  • Standard retail $15.00
  • Standard mail order $0.00
  • Tier 2
  • Preferred retail $39.00
  • Standard retail $54.00
  • Standard mail order $0.00
  • Tier 3
  • Preferred retail $126.00
  • Standard retail $141.00
  • Standard mail order $84.00
  • Tier 6
  • Preferred retail $0.00
  • Standard retail $0.00
  • Standard mail order $0.00
  • When reviewing 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 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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