AARP Medicare Advantage Plus H253-035 (HMO-POS) Plan Details

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Arizona Counties Served

Santa Cruz County

Pima County

Graham County

Plan Details and Plan Costs

AARP Medicare Advantage Plus (HMO-POS) is a HMO-POS Medicare Advantage (Medicare Part C) plan offered in Arizona by AARP. The plan ID is H5253:035-0.

  • Monthly Premium: $12
  • Plan Deductible: $0.00

Primary Care Doctor Visit

In Network: Copayment for Primary Care Office Visit $10.00

Out of Network: Copayment for Medicare Covered Primary Care Office Visit $35

Specialist Doctor Visit

In Network:

  • $45 Copayment for Physician Specialist Office Visit
  • Prior Authorization Required for Doctor Specialty Visit

Out of Network:

  • Copayment for Medicare Covered Physician Specialist Office Visit $70.00

Inpatient Hospital Care

In Network:

  • $250 per day for days 1 to 7
  • $0.00 per day for days 8 to 90
  • Prior Authorization Required for Acute Hospital Services

Out of Network:

  • 40% Coinsurance for Acute Hospital Services per Stay 

Urgent Care

Copayment for Urgent Care $30.00 to $40.00

  • Section B - General 4b Note - NOTE ON COST SHARING FOR URGENT CARE: Minimum copay for Contracted Urgent Care Center. Maximum copay for other Urgent Care.

Copayment for Worldwide Urgent Coverage: $0.00

Emergency Room (ER) Visits

In Network:

  • 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: $250 copayment
  • Air Ambulance: $250 copayment
  • 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

Out of Network:

  • Ground Ambulance: $250 copayment
  • Air Ambulance: $250 copayment

Additional Covered Health Care Services and Medical Supplies

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

Home Health Care

In Network: $0.00 Copay

  • Prior Authorization Required for Home Health Services

Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Care

In Network:

  • $0.00 per day for days 1 to 20
  • $184.00 per day for days 21 to 47
  • $0.00 per day for days 48 to 100
  • Prior Authorization Required for Skilled Nursing Facility Services

Out of Network:

  • Out of Network: $225.00 per day for days 1 to 45
  • $0.00 per day for days 46 to 100

Medical Diagnostic Tests, Labs and Radiology Services

Outpatient Diagnostic Procedures, Tests and Lab Services:

  • Copayment for Medicare-covered Diagnostic Procedures/Tests: $30
  • Copayment for Medicare-covered Lab Services: $0.00
  • Prior Authorization Required for Outpatient Diag Procs/Tests/Lab Services

Outpatient Diagnostic and Therapeutic Radiology Services:

  • Copayment for Medicare-covered Diagnostic Radiological Services: $0 to $125
  • Copayment for Medicare-covered Therapeutic Radiological Services: $60
  • Copayment for Medicare-covered X-Ray Services $15.00
  • Prior Authorization Required for Outpatient Diag/Therapeutic Rad Services

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)

Durable Medical Equipment (DME)

In Network:

  • Coinsurance for Medicare-covered Durable Medical Equipment 20%

Chiropractic Services

In Network:

  • Copayment for Medicare-covered Chiropractic Services: $20.00
  • Prior Authorization Required for Chiropractic Services

Out of Network:

  • Copayment for Medicare Covered Chiropractic Services $70.00

Mental Health Inpatient Care

In Network:

  • $250 per day for days 1 to 7
  • $0.00 per day for days 8 to 90
  • Prior Authorization Required for Psychiatric Hospital Services

Out of Network:

  • Coinsurance for Psychiatric Hospital Services per Stay: 40%

Mental Health Outpatient Care

In Network:

  • Copayment for Medicare-covered Individual Sessions: $25
  • Copayment for Medicare-covered Group Sessions: $15
  • Prior Authorization Required for Outpatient Mental Health Services

Out of Network:

  • Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Individual Sessions: $30-40
  • Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Group Sessions: $30-40

Outpatient Substance Abuse Care

In Network:

  • Copayment for Medicare-covered Individual Sessions: $25
  • Copayment for Medicare-covered Group Sessions: $15
  • Prior Authorization Required for Outpatient Substance Abuse Services

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

Dental Benefits

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

Comprehensive Dental Care

Medicare-Covered Benefits:

  • Coinsurance for Medicare-covered Benefits 20%
  • Prior Authorization Required for Comprehensive Dental

Vision Benefits

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

Eye Exams

Medicare-Covered Benefits:

  • 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

Medicare-Covered Benefits:

  • Copayment for Medicare-Covered Benefits $0.00

Hearing Benefits

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

Hearing Exams

Medicare-Covered Benefits:

  • 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

Preventive Services and Health/Wellness Education Programs

The following preventive services and wellness education programs are covered from in-network providers with $0.00 Copayment required.

  • 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
  • Tobacco use cessation

Shots:

  • Flu shots
  • Hepatitis B shots
  • Pneumococcal shots

Prescription Drug Costs and Coverage

The AARP Medicare Advantage Plus (HMO-POS) plan offers the following prescription drug coverage in Arizona, with an annual drug deductible of $225 per year.

Preferred Generic Drugs

  • Preferred Mail Order Cost Sharing (90 Day Supply) $0.00
  • Standard Retail Cost Sharing (30 Day Supply) $0.00
  • Standard Mail Order Cost Sharing (90 Day Supply) $0.00

Generic Drugs

  • Preferred Mail Order Cost Sharing (90 Day Supply) $0.00
  • Standard Retail Cost Sharing (30 Day Supply) $8.00
  • Standard Mail Order Cost Sharing (90 Day Supply) $24.00

Preferred Brand Name Drugs

  • Preferred Mail Order Cost Sharing (90 Day Supply) $125
  • Standard Retail Cost Sharing (30 Day Supply) $45.00
  • Standard Mail Order Cost Sharing (90 Day Supply) $135.00

Non-Preferred Drugs

  • Preferred Mail Order Cost Sharing (90 Day Supply) $275.00
  • Standard Retail Cost Sharing (30 Day Supply) $95.00
  • Standard Mail Order Cost Sharing (90 Day Supply) $285.00

Specialty Tier Drugs

  • Standard Retail Cost Sharing (30 Day Supply) 29%
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