UnitedHealthcare Medicare Advantage Choice Plan 1 (Regional PPO)

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$16.00 Monthly Premium

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

Plan ID: R5342-001-000

$16.00 Monthly Premium

New York 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 New York 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$16.00
Vision coverage
Dental coverage
Hearing coverage
Prescription drugs
Medical deductible$200.00
Out-of-pocket maximum$7,200.00
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 visit
Out-of-Network:

Doctor Specialty Visit:
Copayment for Medicare Covered Physician Specialist Office Visit $75.00
Inpatient hospital careIn-Network:

Acute Hospital Services:
$375.00 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 transportation
Out-of-Network:

Ambulance Services:
Copayment for Medicare Covered Ambulance Services - Ground $250.00
Copayment for Medicare Covered Ambulance Services - Air $250.00

Health Care Services and Medical Supplies

UnitedHealthcare Medicare Advantage Choice Plan 1 (Regional PPO) covers a range of additional benefits. Learn more about UnitedHealthcare Medicare Advantage Choice Plan 1 (Regional 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 $75.00
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)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 $35.00
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 $175.00
Copayment for Medicare-covered Therapeutic Radiological Services $60.00
Copayment for Medicare-covered X-Ray Services $35.00
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 careIn-Network:

Psychiatric Hospital Services:
$375.00 per day for days 1 to 4
$0.00 per day for days 5 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/surgeryIn-Network:

Outpatient Hospital Services:
Copayment for Medicare Covered Outpatient Hospital Services $0.00 to $375.00
Prior Authorization Required for Outpatient Hospital Services

Outpatient Observation Services:
Copayment for Medicare Covered Observation Services - Per day $375.00
Prior Authorization Required for Outpatient Observation Services

Ambulatory Surgical Center Services:
Copayment for Ambulatory Surgical Center Services $0.00 to $325.00
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
Podiatry services
Out-of-Network:

Podiatry Services:
Copayment for Medicare Covered Podiatry Services $75.00
Podiatry Services:
Copayment for Non-Medicare Covered Podiatry Services $75.00
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 care
Out-of-Network:

Medicare Covered Dental Services:
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Comprehensive Dental 40%
Non-Medicare Covered Dental Services:
Copayment for Non-Medicare Covered Preventive 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 benefitsIn-Network:

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

Eyewear:
Copayment for Medicare-Covered Benefits $0.00
Copayment for Contact Lenses $0.00
Copayment for Eyeglasses (lenses and frames) $0.00
  • Maximum 1 Pair every year
Maximum Plan Benefit of $100.00 every year for all Non-Medicare covered eyewear for in and out of network services combined

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 $75.00
Non-Medicare Covered Hearing Services:
Copayment for Non-Medicare Covered Hearing Exams $75.00
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:
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Medicare-covered Preventive Services 0% to 40%

Prescription Drug Costs and Coverage

The UnitedHealthcare Medicare Advantage Choice Plan 1 (Regional PPO) offers prescription drug coverage, with an annual drug deductible of $200.00 (excludes Tiers 1 and 2)

Coverage
Cost
Coverage & Cost
Annual drug deductible$200.00 (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$200.00 (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$200.00 (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 New York 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 New York that offer similar benefits at similar or lower prices than the plan above. Call 1-855-580-1854 TTY 711, 24/7 to speak with a licensed insurance agent who can help you compare plans.

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