BlueAdvantage Sapphire (PPO)

BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
BlueAdvantage Sapphire (PPO) H7917-038 Plan Details
4 out of 5 stars

BlueAdvantage Sapphire (PPO) is a PPO Medicare Advantage (Medicare Part C) plan offered by BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee.
Plan ID: H7917-038.

$0.00
Monthly Premium

BlueAdvantage Sapphire (PPO) is a PPO Medicare Advantage (Medicare Part C) plan offered by BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee.
Plan ID: H7917-038.

BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
BlueAdvantage Sapphire (PPO) H7917-038 Plan Details
4 out of 5 stars

BlueAdvantage Sapphire (PPO) is a PPO Medicare Advantage (Medicare Part C) plan offered by BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee.
Plan ID: H7917-038.

$0.00
Monthly Premium

Basic Costs and Coverage

Coverage Cost
Monthly Deductible $0
Out of Pocket Max In-Network: $5700
Out-of-Network: 11300
Initial Coverage Limit $4430
Catastrophic Coverage Limit $7,050
Primary Care Doctor Visit
In-Network:

Doctor Office Visit:
Copayment for Primary Care Office Visit $10.00
Out-of-Network:

Doctor Office Visit:
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Primary Care Office Visit 50%
Specialty Doctor Visit
In-Network:

Doctor Specialty Visit:
Copayment for Physician Specialist Office Visit $35.00
Out-of-Network:

Doctor Specialty Visit:
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Physician Specialist Office Visit 50%
Inpatient Hospital Care
In-Network:

Acute Hospital Services:
$300.00 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:
Coinsurance for Acute Hospital Services per Stay 50%
Urgent Care
Copayment for Urgent Care $65.00
Copayment for Medicare Covered Urgent Care waived if you are admitted to hospital within 24 hours

Worldwide Coverage:
Copayment for Worldwide Urgent Coverage $90.00
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 $90.00
Copayment for Worldwide Emergency Transportation $275.00
Coinsurance for Worldwide Emergency Transportation 20%
Ambulance Transportation
In-Network:

Ground Ambulance:
Copayment for Ground Ambulance Services $295.00

Air Ambulance:
Coinsurance for Air Ambulance Services 20%

Please see Evidence of Coverage for Prior Authorization rules
Prior authorization required
Out-of-Network:

Ambulance Services:
Copayment for Medicare Covered Ambulance Services - Ground $295.00
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Ambulance Services - Air 20%

Health Care Services and Medical Supplies

BlueAdvantage Sapphire (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:
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Chiropractic Services 50%
Diabetes Supplies, Training, Nutrition Therapy and Monitoring
In-Network:
Copayment for Medicare-covered Diabetic Supplies $0.00
Copayment for Medicare-covered Diabetic Therapeutic Shoes or Inserts $10.00
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 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 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 $10.00 to $100.00
Copayment for Medicare-covered Lab Services $0.00 to $40.00
Coinsurance for Medicare-covered Lab Services 20%
Prior Authorization Required for Outpatient Diag Procs/Tests/Lab Services

Outpatient Diag/Therapeutic Rad Services:
Copayment for Medicare-covered Diagnostic Radiological Services $225.00
Copayment for Medicare-covered Therapeutic Radiological Services $60.00
Copayment for Medicare-covered X-Ray Services $10.00 to $50.00
Prior Authorization Required for Outpatient Diag/Therapeutic Rad Services
Prior authorization required
Out-of-Network:

Outpatient Diag Procs/Tests/Lab Services:
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Diagnostic Procedures/Tests 50%
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Lab Services 50%
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Diagnostic Radiological Services 50%
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Therapeutic Radiological Services 50%
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Outpatient X-Ray Services 50%
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 50%
Mental Health Inpatient Care
In-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
Prior authorization required
Out-of-Network:
Coinsurance for Psychiatric Hospital Services per Stay 50%
Mental Health Outpatient Care
In-Network:
Copayment for Medicare-covered Individual Sessions $30.00
Copayment for Medicare-covered Group Sessions $20.00
Prior Authorization Required for Outpatient Mental Health Services
Prior authorization required
Out-of-Network:
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Individual Sessions 50%
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Group Sessions 50%
Outpatient Services / Surgery
In-Network:

Outpatient Hospital Services:
Copayment for Medicare Covered Outpatient Hospital Services $325.00
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
Out-of-Network:

Outpatient Hospital and ASC Services:
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Outpatient Hospital Services 50%
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Ambulatory Surgical Center Services 50%
Outpatient Substance Abuse Care
In-Network:
Copayment for Medicare-covered Individual Sessions $30.00
Copayment for Medicare-covered Group Sessions $20.00
Prior Authorization Required for Outpatient Substance Abuse Services
Prior authorization required
Out-of-Network:
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Individual or Group Sessions 50%
Podiatry Services
In-Network:
Copayment for Medicare-Covered Podiatry Services $35.00
Out-of-Network:
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Podiatry Services 50%
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 100
Prior Authorization Required for Skilled Nursing Facility Services
Prior authorization required
Out-of-Network:
Coinsurance for Skilled Nursing Facility Services per Stay 50%

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 1 visit every year
Maximum Plan Benefit of $2000.00 every year for in and out of network services combined for Preventive and Non-Medicare Covered Comprehensive combined

Comprehensive Dental:
Copayment for Medicare-covered Benefits $40.00
Copayment for Non-routine Services $0.00
Copayment for Diagnostic Services $0.00
  • Maximum 1 visit (Please see Evidence of Coverage for details)
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 every two years
Copayment for Extractions $0.00
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 Preventive and Non-Medicare Covered Comprehensive combined
Out-of-Network:

Medicare Covered Dental Services:
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Comprehensive Dental 50%
Non-Medicare Covered Dental Services:
Coinsurance for Non-Medicare Covered Preventive Dental 50%
Coinsurance for Non-Medicare Covered Comprehensive Dental 50%

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 $35.00
Copayment for Routine Eye Exams $35.00
  • Maximum 1 Routine Eye Exam every year

Eyewear:
Copayment for Medicare-Covered Benefits $0.00
Copayment for Contact Lenses $0.00
  • Maximum 1 Pair every year
Copayment for Eyeglasses (lenses and frames) $0.00
  • Maximum 1 Pair every year
Maximum Plan Benefit of $150.00 every year for all Non-Medicare covered eyewear for in and out of network services combined
Out-of-Network:

Medicare Covered Vision Services:
Copayment for Medicare Covered Eye Exams $35.00
Copayment for Medicare Covered Eyewear $0.00
Non-Medicare Covered Vision Services:
Copayment for Non-Medicare Covered Eye Exams $35.00
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 $10.00
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 $599.00 to $899.00
  • 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. Benefit is combined in and out-of-network. TruHearing provider must be used for in-and out-of-network hearing aid benefit. You must see a TruHearing provider to use this 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
Out-of-Network:

Medicare Covered Hearing Services:
Copayment for Medicare Covered Hearing Exams $10.00
Non-Medicare Covered Hearing Services:
Copayment for Non-Medicare Covered Hearing Exams $0.00
Copayment for Non-Medicare Covered Hearing Aids $599.00 to $899.00

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:
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Medicare-covered Preventive Services 50%