Wellcare Fidelis Assist (HMO-POS)

3.5 out of 5 stars* for plan year 2023
$17.30 Monthly Premium

Wellcare Fidelis Assist (HMO-POS) is a HMO-POS Medicare Advantage (Medicare Part C) plan offered by WellCare Health Plans, Inc.

Plan ID: H5599-002-000

$17.30 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$17.30
Vision coverage
Dental coverage
Hearing coverage
Prescription drugs
Medical deductible$505.00
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:

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

Doctor Specialty Visit:
Copayment for Physician Specialist Office Visit $30.00
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 $30.00
Copayment for Medicare Covered Urgent Care waived if you are admitted to hospital within 24 hours

Worldwide Coverage:
Copayment for Worldwide Urgent Coverage $95.00
Maximum Plan Benefit of $50,000
Emergency room visit
Emergency Care:
Copayment for Emergency Care $95.00
Copayment for Medicare Covered Emergency Care waived if you are admitted to the hospital within 24 hours

Worldwide Coverage:
Copayment for Worldwide Emergency Coverage $95.00
Maximum Plan Benefit of $50,000
Ambulance transportation
POS (Out-of-Network):

Ambulance Services:
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Ambulance Services - Ground 50%
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Ambulance Services - Air 50%

Health Care Services and Medical Supplies

Wellcare Fidelis Assist (HMO-POS) covers a range of additional benefits. Learn more about Wellcare Fidelis Assist (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 50%
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-rays
POS (Out-of-Network):

Outpatient Diag Procs/Tests/Lab Services:
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Diagnostic Procedures/Tests
50%
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Lab Services
50%
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Diagnostic Radiological Services 50%
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Therapeutic Radiological Services 50%
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Outpatient X-Ray Services 50%
Home health care
POS (Out-of-Network):

Home Health Services:
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Home Health 50%
Mental health inpatient careIn-Network:

Psychiatric Hospital Services:
$350.00 per day for days 1 to 5
$0.00 per day for days 6 to 90
Prior Authorization Required for Psychiatric Hospital Services
Mental health outpatient careIn-Network:

Outpatient Mental Health Services:
Copayment for Medicare-covered Individual Sessions $25.00
Copayment for Medicare-covered Group Sessions $25.00
Prior Authorization Required for Outpatient Mental Health Services
Outpatient services/surgery
POS (Out-of-Network):

Outpatient Hospital and ASC Services:
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Outpatient Hospital Services 50%
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Ambulatory Surgical Center Services 50%
Outpatient substance abuse careIn-Network:

Outpatient Substance Abuse Services:
Copayment for Medicare-covered Individual Sessions $25.00
Copayment for Medicare-covered Group Sessions $25.00
Prior Authorization Required for Outpatient Substance Abuse Services
Over-the-counter itemsIn-Network:

Over-The-Counter (OTC) Items:
Copayment for Over-The-Counter (OTC) Items $0.00
Maximum Plan Benefit of $25.00 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 $30.00
Prior Authorization Required for Podiatry Services
Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) careIn-Network:

Skilled Nursing Facility Services:
$0.00 per day for days 1 to 20
$196.00 per day for days 21 to 60
$0.00 per day for days 61 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 care
POS (Out-of-Network):

Medicare Covered Dental Services:
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Comprehensive Dental 50%

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 to $30.00
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
Maximum Plan Allowance of $200.00 every year for all Non-Medicare covered eyewear
Prior Authorization Required for Eyewear

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
POS (Out-of-Network):

Medicare Covered Hearing Services:
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Hearing Exams 50%

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:
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Medicare-covered Preventive Services 50%

Prescription Drug Costs and Coverage

The Wellcare Fidelis Assist (HMO-POS) offers prescription drug coverage, with an annual drug deductible of $505.00 (excludes Tiers 1, 2 and 6)

Coverage
Cost
Coverage & Cost
Annual drug deductible$505.00 (excludes Tiers 1, 2 and 6)
Tier 1
  • Preferred retail $0.00
  • Standard retail $19.00
  • Preferred mail order $0.00
  • Standard mail order $19.00
  • Tier 2
  • Preferred retail $20.00
  • Standard retail $20.00
  • Preferred mail order $20.00
  • Standard mail order $20.00
  • Tier 6
  • Preferred retail $0.00
  • Standard retail $0.00
  • Preferred mail order $0.00
  • Standard mail order $0.00
  • Annual drug deductible$505.00 (excludes Tiers 1, 2 and 6)
    Tier 1
  • Preferred retail $0.00
  • Standard retail $38.00
  • Preferred mail order $0.00
  • Standard mail order $38.00
  • Tier 2
  • Preferred retail $40.00
  • Standard retail $40.00
  • Preferred mail order $40.00
  • Standard mail order $40.00
  • Tier 6
  • Preferred retail $0.00
  • Standard retail $0.00
  • Preferred mail order $0.00
  • Standard mail order $0.00
  • Annual drug deductible$505.00 (excludes Tiers 1, 2 and 6)
    Tier 1
  • Preferred retail $0.00
  • Standard retail $57.00
  • Preferred mail order $0.00
  • Standard mail order $57.00
  • Tier 2
  • Preferred retail $60.00
  • Standard retail $60.00
  • Preferred mail order $0.00
  • Standard mail order $60.00
  • Tier 6
  • Preferred retail $0.00
  • Standard retail $0.00
  • Preferred mail order $0.00
  • Standard mail order $0.00
  • 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 1-800-557-6059 TTY 711, 24/7 to speak with a licensed insurance agent who can help you compare plans.

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