BCN Advantage HMO-POS Community Value (HMO-POS)

4.5 out of 5 stars* for plan year 2023
$17.00 Monthly Premium

BCN Advantage HMO-POS Community Value (HMO-POS) is a HMO-POS Medicare Advantage (Medicare Part C) plan offered by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

Plan ID: H5883-012-001

$17.00 Monthly Premium

Michigan 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 Michigan 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$17.00
Vision coverage
Dental coverage
Hearing coverage
Prescription drugs
Medical deductible$0.00
Out-of-pocket maximum$0.00
Initial drug coverage limit$0.00
Catastrophic drug coverage limit$7,400.00
Primary care doctor visitIn-Network:

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

Doctor Specialty Visit:
Copayment for Physician Specialist Office Visit $35.00
Prior Authorization Required for Doctor Specialty Visit
Inpatient hospital care
Out-of-Network:
Coinsurance for Acute Hospital Services per Stay 35%
Urgent care
Urgent Care:
Copayment for Urgent Care $0.00 to $45.00

Minimum copay applies to urgent care services rendered in a PCP office and maximum copay applies to urgent care services rendered in urgent care.


Worldwide Coverage:
Copayment for Worldwide Urgent Coverage $45.00
Maximum Plan Benefit of $50,000
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 3 days

Worldwide Coverage:
Copayment for Worldwide Emergency Coverage $90.00
Copayment for Worldwide Emergency Transportation $250.00
Maximum Plan Benefit of $50,000
Ambulance transportationIn-Network:

Ground Ambulance:
Copayment for Ground Ambulance Services $250.00

Air Ambulance:
Copayment for Air Ambulance Services $250.00

Health Care Services and Medical Supplies

BCN Advantage HMO-POS Community Value (HMO-POS) covers a range of additional benefits. Learn more about BCN Advantage HMO-POS Community Value (HMO-POS) benefits, some of which may not be covered by Original Medicare (Part A and Part B).

Coverage Details
Chiropractic services
POS (Out-of-Network):

Chiropractic Services:
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Chiropractic Services 35%
Diabetes supplies, training, nutrition therapy and monitoring
POS (Out-of-Network):

Diabetic Supplies and Services:
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Diabetic Supplies and Services 35%
Durable medical equipment (DME)
POS (Out-of-Network):

Durable Medical Equipment:
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Durable Medical Equipment 0% to 20%
Diagnostic tests, lab and radiology services, and X-raysIn-Network:

Outpatient Diag Procs/Tests/Lab Services:
Copayment for Medicare-covered Diagnostic Procedures/Tests $0.00 to $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 $20.00 to $100.00
Coinsurance for Medicare-covered Therapeutic Radiological Services 20%
Copayment for Medicare-covered X-Ray Services $20.00 to $100.00
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:
Coinsurance for Psychiatric Hospital Services per Stay 35%
Mental health outpatient careIn-Network:

Outpatient Mental Health Services:
Copayment for Medicare-covered Individual Sessions $20.00
Copayment for Medicare-covered Group Sessions $20.00
Outpatient services/surgeryIn-Network:

Outpatient Hospital Services:
Copayment for Medicare Covered Outpatient Hospital Services $0.00 to $225.00
Prior Authorization Required for Outpatient Hospital Services

Outpatient Observation Services:
Copayment for Medicare Covered Observation Services - Per stay $90.00

Ambulatory Surgical Center Services:
Copayment for Ambulatory Surgical Center Services $0.00 to $100.00
Prior Authorization Required for Ambulatory Surgical Center Services
Outpatient substance abuse careIn-Network:

Outpatient Substance Abuse Services:
Copayment for Medicare-covered Individual Sessions $20.00
Copayment for Medicare-covered Group Sessions $20.00
Over-the-counter items
In-Network:

Over-The-Counter (OTC) Items:
Copayment for Over-The-Counter (OTC) Items $0.00
Maximum Plan Benefit of $100.00 every three months. Unused amounts will carry
forward into the next quarter.

Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) offered as a
Part C OTC benefit

Podiatry services
POS (Out-of-Network):

Podiatry Services:
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Podiatry Services 35%
Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) careIn-Network:

Skilled Nursing Facility Services:
$0.00 per day for days 1 to 20
$188.00 per day for days 21 to 100
Prior Authorization Required for Skilled Nursing Facility Services

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 2 visits every year
Copayment for Fluoride Treatment $0.00
  • Maximum 1 visit every year
Copayment for Dental X-Rays $0.00
  • Maximum 1 visit every two years
Maximum Plan Benefit of $1500.00 every year for Preventive and Non-Medicare Covered Comprehensive combined

Comprehensive Dental:
Copayment for Medicare-covered Benefits $0.00 to $225.00
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 $1500.00 every year for Preventive and Non-Medicare Covered Comprehensive combined

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
POS (Out-of-Network):

Medicare Covered Vision Services:
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Eye Exams 35%
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Eyewear 35%

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 to $35.00
Copayment for Routine Hearing Exams $0.00 to $35.00
  • Maximum 1 visit every year
Copayment for Fitting/Evaluation for Hearing Aid $0.00
  • Maximum 1 visit every three years

Hearing Aids:
Copayment for Hearing Aids $0.00
  • Maximum 2 Hearing Aids every three years
Maximum Plan Benefit of $750.00 every three years per ear
Hearing aids are covered up to a $1500 maximum benefit ($750 per ear) every three years. Excludes hearing aid repairs, adjustments or reconfigurations.

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
POS (Out-of-Network):

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

When reviewing Michigan 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 Michigan 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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Michigan Counties Served

Genesee Livingston Saint Clair
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