Wellcare Low Premium Open (PPO)

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$29.00 Monthly Premium

Wellcare Low Premium Open (PPO) is a PPO Medicare Advantage (Medicare Part C) plan offered by WellCare Health Plans, Inc.

Plan ID: H2128-003-000

$29.00 Monthly Premium

Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania 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$29.00
Vision coverage
Dental coverage
Hearing coverage
Prescription drugs
Medical deductible$100.00
Out-of-pocket maximum$5,000.00
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 $25.00
Prior Authorization Required for Doctor Specialty Visit
Inpatient hospital care
Out-of-Network:
25% per day for days 1 to 120
Urgent care
Urgent Care:
Copayment for Urgent Care $40.00
Copayment for Medicare Covered Urgent Care waived if you are admitted to hospital within 24 hours

Worldwide Coverage:
Copayment for Worldwide Urgent Coverage $110.00
Maximum Plan Benefit of $50,000
Emergency room visit
Emergency Care:
Copayment for Emergency Care $110.00
Copayment for Medicare Covered Emergency Care waived if you are admitted to the hospital within 24 hours

Worldwide Coverage:
Copayment for Worldwide Emergency Coverage $110.00
Maximum Plan Benefit of $50,000
Ambulance transportationIn-Network:

Ground Ambulance:
Copayment for Ground Ambulance Services $340.00

Air Ambulance:
Copayment for Air Ambulance Services $340.00

Please see Evidence of Coverage for Prior Authorization rules

Health Care Services and Medical Supplies

Wellcare Low Premium Open (PPO) covers a range of additional benefits. Learn more about Wellcare Low Premium Open (PPO) benefits, some of which may not be covered by Original Medicare (Part A and Part B).

Coverage Details
Chiropractic servicesIn-Network:

Chiropractic Services:
Copayment for Medicare-covered Chiropractic Services $20.00
Prior Authorization Required for Chiropractic Services
Diabetes supplies, training, nutrition therapy and monitoring
Out-of-Network:

Diabetic Supplies and Services:
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Diabetic Supplies and Services 35%
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 $0.00 to $40.00
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 $300.00
Coinsurance for Medicare-covered Therapeutic Radiological Services 20%
Copayment for Medicare-covered X-Ray Services $0.00
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:
$300.00 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 $40.00
Copayment for Medicare-covered Group Sessions $40.00
Prior Authorization Required for Outpatient Mental Health Services
Outpatient services/surgery
Out-of-Network:

Outpatient Hospital and ASC Services:
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Outpatient Hospital Services 35%
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Ambulatory Surgical Center Services 35%
Outpatient substance abuse care
Out-of-Network:

Outpatient Substance Abuse Services:
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Individual or Group Sessions 35%
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 $126.00
Podiatry services
Out-of-Network:

Podiatry Services:
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Podiatry Services 35%
Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) care
Out-of-Network:
25% per day for days 1 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 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 (Please see Evidence of Coverage for details)
Referral Required for Preventive Dental

Comprehensive Dental:
Copayment for Medicare-covered Benefits $25.00
Copayment for Non-routine Services $0.00
  • Maximum 1 visit (Please see Evidence of Coverage for details)
Copayment for Diagnostic Services $0.00
  • Maximum 1 visit every year
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 $2000.00 every year for in and out of network services combined for Non-Medicare Covered Comprehensive
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 benefitsIn-Network:

Eye Exams:
Copayment for Medicare Covered Benefits $0.00 to $25.00
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 $300.00 every year for all Non-Medicare covered eyewear for in and out of network services combined
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
Out-of-Network:

Medicare Covered Hearing Services:
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Hearing Exams 35%
Non-Medicare Covered Hearing Services:
Coinsurance for Non-Medicare Covered Hearing Exams 40%
Coinsurance for Non-Medicare Covered Hearing Aids 40%

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:

Abdominal aortic aneurysm screening
Alcohol misuse screenings & counseling
Bone mass measurements (bone density)
Cardiovascular disease screenings
Cardiovascular disease (behavioral therapy)
Cervical & vaginal cancer screening
Colorectal cancer screenings
Depression screenings
Diabetes screenings
Diabetes self-management training
Glaucoma tests
Hepatitis B (HBV) infection screening
Hepatitis C screening test
HIV screening
Lung cancer screening
Mammograms (screening)
Nutrition therapy services
Obesity screenings & counseling
One-time Welcome to Medicare preventive visit
Prostate cancer screenings(PSA)
Sexually transmitted infections screening & counseling
Shots:
  • COVID-19 shots
  • Flu shots
  • Hepatitis B shots
  • Pneumococcal shots
  • Tobacco use cessation
    Yearly "Wellness" visit

    Prescription Drug Costs and Coverage

    The Wellcare Low Premium Open (PPO) offers prescription drug coverage, with an annual drug deductible of $100.00 (excludes Tiers 1, 2 and 6)

    Coverage
    Cost
    Coverage & Cost
    Annual drug deductible$100.00 (excludes Tiers 1, 2 and 6)
    Tier 1
  • Preferred retail $0.00
  • Standard retail $0.00
  • Preferred mail order $0.00
  • Standard mail order $0.00
  • Tier 2
  • Preferred retail $7.00
  • Standard retail $12.00
  • Preferred mail order $7.00
  • Standard mail order $12.00
  • Tier 6
  • Preferred retail $0.00
  • Standard retail $0.00
  • Preferred mail order $0.00
  • Standard mail order $0.00
  • Annual drug deductible$100.00 (excludes Tiers 1, 2 and 6)
    Tier 1
  • Preferred retail $0.00
  • Standard retail $0.00
  • Preferred mail order $0.00
  • Standard mail order $0.00
  • Tier 2
  • Preferred retail $14.00
  • Standard retail $24.00
  • Preferred mail order $14.00
  • Standard mail order $24.00
  • Tier 6
  • Preferred retail $0.00
  • Standard retail $0.00
  • Preferred mail order $0.00
  • Standard mail order $0.00
  • Annual drug deductible$100.00 (excludes Tiers 1, 2 and 6)
    Tier 1
  • Preferred retail $0.00
  • Standard retail $0.00
  • Preferred mail order $0.00
  • Standard mail order $0.00
  • Tier 2
  • Preferred retail $21.00
  • Standard retail $36.00
  • Preferred mail order $0.00
  • Standard mail order $36.00
  • Tier 6
  • Preferred retail $0.00
  • Standard retail $0.00
  • Preferred mail order $0.00
  • Standard mail order $0.00
  • When reviewing Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania 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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