At a glance:
UnitedHealthcare offers different Medicare plan options to help meet the unique needs of millions of individuals around the country.
UnitedHealthcare Medicare plan options include Medicare Advantage plans (Medicare Part C), Medicare Supplement Insurance plans (Medigap), Medicare Prescription Drug plans (Medicare Part D) and Medicare Special Needs Plans.
Speak with a licensed insurance agent to compare UnitedHealthcare Medicare Advantage coverage options in your area. Call us at TTY Users: 711 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Medicare Advantage plans provide all the same coverage as Original Medicare (Part A and Part B) combined into a single plan.
Most UnitedHealthcare Medicare Advantage plans include extra benefits for things that Original Medicare doesn’t cover. These additional benefits can include things like:
Medicare Advantage plans also feature annual out-of-pocket spending limits, which can help protect you from thousands of dollars in Medicare costs. Original Medicare doesn’t include an out-of-pocket max.
UnitedHealthcare offers several types of Medicare Advantage plans. These plan options include, but aren’t limited to:
UnitedHealthcare also offers several types of Medicare Special Needs Plans (SNPs), which are designed to serve people who have specific health care or budget needs.
UnitedHealthcare Medicare Advantage plans come with affordable – and sometimes $0 – premiums. Not all plans are available in all areas, and you may have more plans available to you.
A licensed insurance agent can help you compare or enroll in UnitedHealthcare Medicare plans in your area. Call us at TTY Users: 711 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Original Medicare does not typically provide coverage for prescription drugs.
If you want Medicare coverage for prescription drugs, you can consider enrolling in a Medicare Advantage plan that offers prescription drug coverage, or you can enroll in a Medicare Part D Prescription Drug plan (PDP).
Each UnitedHealthcare PDP has a drug formulary, which details the commonly used generic and brand name prescription drugs that are covered by the plan and the cost tiers that those drugs are on. Generally, lower-cost drugs are on a lower tier, and higher-cost drugs are on a higher tier.
UnitedHealthcare offers several different Medicare Part D plans:
The AARP MedicareRx Walgreens plan features low premiums and the flexibility to fill your prescriptions at one of more than 8,000 Walgreens locations nationwide.
The AARP MedicareRx Preferred plan offers the most extensive UnitedHealthcare drug coverage, including most generic and commonly prescribed name-brand drugs. The plan also features a $0 annual deductible and a broad nationwide pharmacy network.2
The AARP MedicareRx Saver Plus plan could be a good fit for you if you don’t take many prescription drugs and want a plan with low copays.
You may be able to mail-order certain prescriptions for delivery to your home with AARP Medicare Part D plans from UnitedHealthcare that include the OptumRx® benefit.3
With OptumRx, there is no charge for standard delivery of your prescriptions to any address in the U.S. and U.S. territories. New prescriptions typically arrive within ten business days, and refills usually arrive in around seven business days.
Not all of these plans are offered in all areas. You can learn more about UnitedHealthcare Medicare prescription drug coverage in your area by calling TTY Users: 711 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
UnitedHealthcare offers a wide selection of Medicare plans. However, plan selection will differ from one area to another.
To speak with a licensed insurance agent and compare the UnitedHealthcare Medicare coverage options in your area, call us at TTY Users: 711 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
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1 As of Dec. 31, 2018. UnitedHealth Group. Annual Report on Form 10-K for period ended Dec. 31, 2018. Retrieved from www.unitedhealthgroup.com/content/dam/UHG/PDF/investors/2018/UNH-Q4-2018-Form-10-K.pdf.
2 The AARP MedicareRx Preferred (PDP) plan will have a $415 deductible in the following territories: Guam, American Samoa, U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and Northern Mariana Islands.
3 OptumRx home delivery is not available for the AARP MedicareRx Preferred plan (PDP) in the following territories: Guam, American Samoa, U.S. Virgin Islands and Northern Mariana Islands.
OptumRx is an affiliate of UnitedHealthcare Insurance Company. You are not required to use OptumRx to obtain a 90-/100-day supply of your maintenance medication. If you have not used OptumRx home delivery, you must approve the first prescription order sent directly from your doctor to OptumRx before it can be filled. New prescriptions from OptumRx should arrive within ten business days from the date the completed order is received, and refill orders should arrive in about seven business days. Contact OptumRx anytime at 1-877-266-4832 (TTY 711). $0 copay may be restricted to particular tiers, preferred medications, or mail order prescriptions during the initial coverage phase and may not apply during the coverage gap or catastrophic stage.
4 According to internal data from TZ Insurance Solutions in 2018.
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TZ Insurance Solutions LLC and the licensed sales agents that may call you are not connected with or endorsed by the U.S. Government or the federal Medicare program. This website does not contain a complete listing of plans available in your service area. For a complete listing please contact 1-800-MEDICARE (TTY users should call (877) 486-2048), 24 hours a day / 7 days a week or consult www.medicare.gov.
Out-of-network/non-contracted providers are under no obligation to treat UnitedHealthcare members, except in emergency situations. For a decision about whether we will cover an out-of-network service, we encourage you or your provider to ask us for a pre-service organization determination before you receive the service. Please call our customer service number or see your Evidence of Coverage for more information, including the cost sharing that applies to out-of-network services.
You must continue to pay your Medicare Part B premium.
Not all plans or products are available in all markets. Additional plans may be available in your service area.
This information is not a complete description of benefits. Contact the plan for more information. Limitations, copayments, and restrictions may apply. Benefits, premiums and/or co-payments/co-insurance may change on January 1 of each year.
You must continue to pay your Medicare Part B premium. The provider network may change at any time. You will receive notice when necessary.
AARP MedicareRx Preferred (PDP)'s pharmacy network includes limited lower-cost, preferred pharmacies in rural Alaska, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wyoming. The lower costs advertised in our plan materials for these pharmacies may not be available at the pharmacy you use.
AARP MedicareRx Saver Plus (PDP)'s pharmacy network includes limited lower-cost, preferred pharmacies in rural Alaska, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wyoming. The lower costs advertised in our plan materials for these pharmacies may not be available at the pharmacy you use.
AARP MedicareRx Walgreen's (PDP)’s pharmacy network includes limited lower-cost, preferred pharmacies in urban North Dakota; suburban California, Hawaii, North Dakota, Pennsylvania; and rural Alaska, Arkansas, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Texas, and Wyoming. There are an extremely limited number of preferred cost share pharmacies in rural North Dakota. The lower costs advertised in our plan materials for these pharmacies may not be available at the pharmacy you use.
For up-to-date information about our network pharmacies, including whether there are any lower-cost preferred pharmacies in your area, please call 1-888-867-5564 (TTY 711), 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. local time, 7 days a week or consult the online pharmacy directory here.
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Last Updated: 05/20/2019