Blue Medicare Choice (HMO)

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
Blue Medicare Choice (HMO) H3449-026 Plan Details
4 out of 5 stars

Blue Medicare Choice (HMO) is a HMO Medicare Advantage (Medicare Part C) plan offered by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina.
Plan ID: H3449-026.

$0.00
Monthly Premium

Blue Medicare Choice (HMO) is a HMO Medicare Advantage (Medicare Part C) plan offered by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina.
Plan ID: H3449-026.

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
Blue Medicare Choice (HMO) H3449-026 Plan Details
4 out of 5 stars

Blue Medicare Choice (HMO) is a HMO Medicare Advantage (Medicare Part C) plan offered by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina.
Plan ID: H3449-026.

$0.00
Monthly Premium

Basic Costs and Coverage

Coverage Cost
Monthly Deductible $0
Out of Pocket Max In-Network: $3400
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 $0.00
Specialty Doctor Visit
In-Network:

Doctor Specialty Visit:
Copayment for Physician Specialist Office Visit $20.00
Prior Authorization Required for Doctor Specialty Visit
Prior authorization required
Inpatient Hospital Care
In-Network:

Acute Hospital Services:
$295.00 per day for days 1 to 6
$0.00 per day for days 7 to 90
Prior Authorization Required for Acute Hospital Services
Prior authorization required
Urgent Care
Copayment for Urgent Care $65.00

Worldwide Coverage:
Copayment for Worldwide Urgent Coverage $65.00
Maximum Plan Benefit of $100000.00
Emergency Room Visit
Copayment for Emergency Care $90.00
Copayment for Medicare Covered Emergency Care waived if you are admitted to the hospital within 48 hours

Worldwide Coverage:
Copayment for Worldwide Emergency Coverage $90.00
Copayment for Worldwide Emergency Transportation $275.00
Maximum Plan Benefit of $100000.00
Ambulance Transportation
In-Network:

Ground Ambulance:
Copayment for Ground Ambulance Services $275.00

Air Ambulance:
Copayment for Air Ambulance Services $275.00

Please see Evidence of Coverage for Prior Authorization rules
Prior authorization required

Health Care Services and Medical Supplies

Blue Medicare Choice (HMO) 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
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
Durable Medical Eqipment (DME)
In-Network:
Coinsurance for Medicare-covered Durable Medical Equipment 20%
Prior Authorization Required for Durable Medical Equipment
Prior authorization required
Diagnostic Tests, Lab and Radiology Services, and X-Rays
In-Network:

Outpatient Diag Procs/Tests/Lab Services:
Copayment for Medicare-covered Diagnostic Procedures/Tests $0.00 to $15.00
Copayment for Medicare-covered Lab Services $0.00 to $5.00
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 Diagnostic Radiological Services 20%
Copayment for Medicare-covered Therapeutic Radiological Services $0.00 to $60.00
Coinsurance for Medicare-covered Therapeutic Radiological Services 20%
Copayment for Medicare-covered X-Ray Services $0.00 to $15.00
Prior Authorization Required for Outpatient Diag/Therapeutic Rad Services
Prior authorization required
Home Health Care
In-Network:
Copayment for Medicare-covered Home Health Services $0.00
Prior Authorization Required for Home Health Services
Prior authorization required
Mental Health Inpatient Care
In-Network:

Psychiatric Hospital Services:
$295.00 per day for days 1 to 6
$0.00 per day for days 7 to 90
Prior Authorization Required for Psychiatric Hospital Services
Prior authorization required
Mental Health Outpatient Care
In-Network:
Copayment for Medicare-covered Individual Sessions $40.00
Copayment for Medicare-covered Group Sessions $40.00
Prior Authorization Required for Outpatient Mental Health Services
Prior authorization required
Outpatient Services / Surgery
In-Network:

Outpatient Hospital Services:
Copayment for Medicare Covered Outpatient Hospital Services $295.00
Prior Authorization Required for Outpatient Hospital Services

Outpatient Observation Services:
Copayment for Medicare Covered Observation Services - Per stay $0.00

Ambulatory Surgical Center Services:
Copayment for Ambulatory Surgical Center Services $275.00
Prior Authorization Required for Ambulatory Surgical Center Services
Prior authorization required
Outpatient Substance Abuse Care
In-Network:
Copayment for Medicare-covered Individual Sessions $40.00
Copayment for Medicare-covered Group Sessions $40.00
Over-the-counter (OTC) Items
In-Network:

Over-The-Counter (OTC) Items:
Copayment for Over-The-Counter (OTC) Items $0.00
Maximum Plan Benefit of $70.00 every three months
Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) offerred as a Part C OTC benefit
Podiatry Services
In-Network:
Copayment for Medicare-Covered Podiatry Services $20.00
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 60
$0.00 per day for days 61 to 100
Prior Authorization Required for Skilled Nursing Facility Services
Prior authorization required

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 2 visits every year
Copayment for Dental X-Rays $0.00
  • Maximum 2 visits every year

Comprehensive Dental:
Copayment for Medicare-covered Benefits $20.00
Copayment for Periodontics $0.00
  • Maximum 2 visits every year
Copayment for Prosthodontics, Other Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery, Other Services $0.00
  • Maximum 1 visit every year
Prior Authorization Required for Comprehensive Dental
Prior authorization required

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 $25.00
Copayment for Routine Eye Exams $25.00
  • Maximum 1 Routine Eye Exam every year

Eyewear:
Coinsurance for Medicare-Covered Benefits 20%
Maximum Plan Allowance of $200.00 every year for all Non-Medicare covered eyewear

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 $20.00
Copayment for Routine Hearing Exams $0.00
  • Maximum 1 visit every year
Copayment for Fitting/Evaluation for Hearing Aid $0.00

Hearing Aids:
Copayment for Hearing Aids $699.00 to $999.00
  • Maximum 2 Hearing Aids every year
Copayment Structure Up to two TruHearing-branded hearing aids every year (one per ear per year). Benefit is limited to TruHearing’s Advanced and Premium hearing aids, which come in various styles and colors. Premium hearing aids are available in rechargeable style options for an additional $50 per aid. TruHearing provider must be used for in-and out-of-network hearing aid benefit. Hearing aid purchase includes: • First year of follow-up provider visits • 60-day trial period • 3-year extended warranty • 80 batteries per aid for non-rechargeable models Benefit does not include or cover any of the following: • Additional cost for optional hearing aid rechargeability • Ear molds • Hearing aid accessories • Additional provider visits • Additional batteries, batteries when a rechargeable hearing aid is purchased • Hearing aids that are not TruHearing-branded hearing aids • Costs associated with loss & damage warranty claims Costs associated with excluded items are t

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