AARP Medicare Advantage Choice (PPO)

UnitedHealthcare
AARP Medicare Advantage Choice (PPO) H4829-006 Plan Details
Plan too new to be measured

AARP Medicare Advantage Choice (PPO) is a PPO Medicare Advantage (Medicare Part C) plan offered by Aetna.
Plan ID: H4829-006.

$45.00
Monthly Premium

AARP Medicare Advantage Choice (PPO) is a PPO Medicare Advantage (Medicare Part C) plan offered by Aetna.
Plan ID: H4829-006.

UnitedHealthcare
AARP Medicare Advantage Choice (PPO) H4829-006 Plan Details
Plan too new to be measured

AARP Medicare Advantage Choice (PPO) is a PPO Medicare Advantage (Medicare Part C) plan offered by Aetna.
Plan ID: H4829-006.

$45.00
Monthly Premium

California Counties Served

Basic Costs and Coverage

Coverage Cost
Monthly Deductible $0
Out of Pocket Max In-Network: $6700
Out-of-Network: N/A
Initial Coverage Limit $4430
Catastrophic Coverage Limit $7,050
Primary Care Doctor Visit
In-Network:

Doctor Office Visit:
Copayment for Primary Care Office Visit $15.00
Out-of-Network:

Doctor Office Visit:
Copayment for Medicare Covered Primary Care Office Visit $30.00 to $65.00
Specialty Doctor Visit
In-Network:

Doctor Specialty Visit:
Copayment for Physician Specialist Office Visit $45.00
Prior Authorization Required for Doctor Specialty Visit
Prior authorization required
Out-of-Network:

Doctor Specialty Visit:
Copayment for Medicare Covered Physician Specialist Office Visit $65.00
Inpatient Hospital Care
In-Network:

Acute Hospital Services:
$395.00 per day for days 1 to 5
$0.00 per day for days 6 to 90
Prior Authorization Required for Acute Hospital Services
Prior authorization required
Out-of-Network:
$500.00 per day for days 1 to 20
$0.00 per day for days 21 to 999
Urgent Care
Copayment for Urgent Care $40.00

Worldwide Coverage:
Copayment for Worldwide Urgent Coverage $0.00
Emergency Room Visit
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
In-Network:

Ground Ambulance:
Copayment for Ground Ambulance Services $275.00

Air Ambulance:
Copayment for Air Ambulance Services $275.00

Section B - General 10a Note - NOTE ON AUTHORIZATION: Authorization is required for Non-emergency Medicare-covered ambulance ground and air transportation. Emergency Ambulance does not require authorization.
Please see Evidence of Coverage for Prior Authorization rules
Prior authorization required
Out-of-Network:

Ambulance Services:
Copayment for Medicare Covered Ambulance Services - Ground $275.00
Copayment for Medicare Covered Ambulance Services - Air $275.00

Health Care Services and Medical Supplies

AARP Medicare Advantage Choice (PPO) covers additional benefits and services, some of which may not be covered by Original Medicare (Medicare Part A and Part B).

Coverage Cost
Chiropractic Services
In-Network:
Copayment for Medicare-covered Chiropractic Services $20.00
Prior Authorization Required for Chiropractic Services
Prior authorization required
Out-of-Network:
Copayment for Medicare Covered Chiropractic Services $65.00
Diabetes Supplies, Training, Nutrition Therapy and Monitoring
In-Network:
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)
Prior authorization required
Out-of-Network:
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Diabetic Supplies and Services 20% to 50%
Durable Medical Eqipment (DME)
In-Network:
Coinsurance for Medicare-covered Durable Medical Equipment 20%
Prior Authorization Required for Durable Medical Equipment
Prior authorization required
Out-of-Network:
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Durable Medical Equipment 20% to 50%
Diagnostic Tests, Lab and Radiology Services, and X-Rays
In-Network:

Outpatient Diag Procs/Tests/Lab Services:
Copayment for Medicare-covered Diagnostic Procedures/Tests $30.00
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 $105.00
Copayment for Medicare-covered Therapeutic Radiological Services $60.00
Copayment for Medicare-covered X-Ray Services $15.00
Prior Authorization Required for Outpatient Diag/Therapeutic Rad Services
Prior authorization required
Out-of-Network:

Outpatient Diag Procs/Tests/Lab Services:
Copayment for Medicare Covered Diagnostic Procedures/Tests $40.00
Copayment for Medicare Covered Lab Services $0.00
Copayment for Medicare Covered Diagnostic Radiological Services $0.00 to $200.00
Copayment for Medicare Covered Therapeutic Radiological Services $0.00 to $200.00
Copayment for Medicare Covered Outpatient X-Ray Services $20.00
Home Health Care
In-Network:
Copayment for Medicare-covered Home Health Services $0.00
Prior Authorization Required for Home Health Services
Prior authorization required
Out-of-Network:
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Home Health 20% to 50%
Mental Health Inpatient Care
In-Network:

Psychiatric Hospital Services:
$395.00 per day for days 1 to 4
$0.00 per day for days 5 to 90
Prior Authorization Required for Psychiatric Hospital Services
Prior authorization required
Out-of-Network:
$500.00 per day for days 1 to 20
$0.00 per day for days 21 to 90
Mental Health Outpatient Care
In-Network:
Copayment for Medicare-covered Individual Sessions $25.00
Copayment for Medicare-covered Group Sessions $15.00
Prior Authorization Required for Outpatient Mental Health Services
Prior authorization required
Out-of-Network:
Copayment for Medicare Covered Individual Sessions $30.00 to $40.00
Copayment for Medicare Covered Group Sessions $30.00 to $40.00
Outpatient Services / Surgery
In-Network:

Outpatient Hospital Services:
Copayment for Medicare Covered Outpatient Hospital Services $0.00 to $250.00
Prior Authorization Required for Outpatient Hospital Services

Outpatient Observation Services:
Copayment for Medicare Covered Observation Services - Per day $250.00
Prior Authorization Required for Outpatient Observation Services

Ambulatory Surgical Center Services:
Copayment for Ambulatory Surgical Center Services $0.00 to $250.00
Prior Authorization Required for Ambulatory Surgical Center Services
Prior authorization required
Out-of-Network:

Outpatient Hospital and ASC Services:
Copayment for Medicare Covered Outpatient Hospital Services $0.00 to $500.00
Copayment for Medicare Covered Ambulatory Surgical Center Services $0.00 to $500.00
Outpatient Substance Abuse Care
In-Network:
Copayment for Medicare-covered Individual Sessions $25.00
Copayment for Medicare-covered Group Sessions $15.00
Prior Authorization Required for Outpatient Substance Abuse Services
Prior authorization required
Out-of-Network:
Copayment for Medicare Covered Individual or Group Sessions $30.00 to $40.00
Podiatry Services
In-Network:
Copayment for Medicare-Covered Podiatry Services $45.00
Copayment for Routine Foot Care $45.00
  • Maximum 6 visits every year
Prior Authorization Required for Podiatry Services
Prior authorization required
Out-of-Network:
Copayment for Medicare Covered Podiatry Services $65.00 Copayment for Non-Medicare Covered Podiatry Services $65.00
Skilled Nursing Facility Care
In-Network:

Skilled Nursing Facility Services:
$0.00 per day for days 1 to 20
$188.00 per day for days 21 to 56
$0.00 per day for days 57 to 100
Prior Authorization Required for Skilled Nursing Facility Services
Prior authorization required
Out-of-Network:
$225.00 per day for days 1 to 39
$0.00 per day for days 40 to 100

Dental Benefits

The following dental services are covered from in-network providers.

Coverage Cost
Dental Care
In-Network:

Preventive Dental:
Copayment for Oral Exams $0.00
  • Maximum 2 visits every year
Copayment for Prophylaxis (Cleaning) $0.00
  • Maximum 3 visits every year
Copayment for Fluoride Treatment $0.00
  • Maximum 2 visits every year
Copayment for Dental X-Rays $0.00
  • Maximum 1 visit (Please see Evidence of Coverage for details)
Maximum Plan Benefit of $500.00 every year for in and out of network services combined for Preventive and Non-Medicare Covered Comprehensive combined

Comprehensive Dental:
Coinsurance for Medicare-covered Benefits 20%
Copayment for Diagnostic Services $0.00
  • Maximum 1 visit (Please see Evidence of Coverage for details)
Copayment for Restorative Services $0.00
Copayment for Prosthodontics, Other Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery, Other Services $0.00
Maximum Plan Benefit of $500.00 every year for in and out of network services combined for Preventive and Non-Medicare Covered Comprehensive combined
Prior Authorization Required for Comprehensive Dental
Prior authorization required
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
Copayment for Non-Medicare Covered Comprehensive Dental $0.00

Vision Benefits

The following vision services are covered from in-network providers.

Coverage Cost
Vision Benefits
In-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 two years
Maximum Plan Benefit of $100.00 every two years for all Non-Medicare covered eyewear for in and out of network services combined
Prior authorization required
Out-of-Network:

Medicare Covered Vision Services:
Copayment for Medicare Covered Eye Exams $65.00
Copayment for Medicare Covered Eyewear $65.00
Non-Medicare Covered Vision Services:
Copayment for Non-Medicare Covered Eye Exams $65.00
Copayment for Non-Medicare Covered Eyewear $0.00

Hearing Benefits

The following hearing services are covered from in-network providers.

Coverage Cost
Hearing Benefits
In-Network:

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

Hearing Aids:
Copayment for Hearing Aids $375.00 to $1425.00
  • Maximum 2 Hearing Aids every year
Prior Authorization Required for Hearing Aids
Section B - General 18b Note - NOTE ON COST SHARING: Copays will range from a minimum copay of $375 to a maximum of $1,425 based on features and style. NOTE ON COMBINED COVERAGE FOR HEARING AID BENEFIT: Member may purchase a total of two hearing aids every year.
Prior authorization required
Out-of-Network:

Medicare Covered Hearing Services:
Copayment for Medicare Covered Hearing Exams $65.00
Non-Medicare Covered Hearing Services:
Copayment for Non-Medicare Covered Hearing Exams $65.00
Copayment for Non-Medicare Covered Hearing Aids $375.00

Preventive Services and Health/Wellness Education Programs

The following services are covered from in-network providers.

Coverage Cost
Preventive Services and Health/Wellness Education Programs
In-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
    Out-of-Network:

    Medicare-covered Zero Dollar Preventive Services:
    Copayment for Medicare Covered Medicare-covered Preventive Services $0.00 to $40.00