BlueMedicare Premier Choice (PPO)

BlueMedicare Premier Choice (PPO) H3554-008 Plan Details
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BlueMedicare Premier Choice (PPO) is a PPO Medicare Advantage (Medicare Part C) plan offered by Arkansas Blue Medicare.
Plan ID: H3554-008.

$49.00
Monthly Premium

BlueMedicare Premier Choice (PPO) is a PPO Medicare Advantage (Medicare Part C) plan offered by Arkansas Blue Medicare.
Plan ID: H3554-008.

BlueMedicare Premier Choice (PPO) H3554-008 Plan Details
Plan too new to be measured

BlueMedicare Premier Choice (PPO) is a PPO Medicare Advantage (Medicare Part C) plan offered by Arkansas Blue Medicare.
Plan ID: H3554-008.

$49.00
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 $0.00
Out-of-Network:

Doctor Office Visit:
Copayment for Medicare Covered Primary Care Office Visit $20.00
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 40%
Inpatient Hospital Care
In-Network:

Acute Hospital Services:
$315.00 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 40%
Urgent Care
Copayment for Urgent Care $30.00

Worldwide Coverage:
Copayment for Worldwide Urgent Coverage $90.00
Maximum Plan Benefit of $15,000
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
Maximum Plan Benefit of $15,000
Ambulance Transportation
In-Network:

Ground Ambulance:
Copayment for Ground Ambulance Services $265.00

Air Ambulance:
Coinsurance for Air Ambulance Services 20%
Out-of-Network:

Ambulance Services:
Copayment for Medicare Covered Ambulance Services - Ground $265.00
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Ambulance Services - Ground 20%
Copayment for Medicare Covered Ambulance Services - Air $265.00
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Ambulance Services - Air 20%

Health Care Services and Medical Supplies

BlueMedicare Premier 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
Out-of-Network:
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Chiropractic Services 40%
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 $0.00
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 20%
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%
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 $20.00
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 $250.00
Coinsurance for Medicare-covered Therapeutic Radiological Services 20%
Copayment for Medicare-covered X-Ray Services $25.00
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 40%
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Lab Services 40%
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Diagnostic Radiological Services 40%
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Therapeutic Radiological Services 40%
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Outpatient X-Ray Services 40%
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 40%
Mental Health Inpatient Care
In-Network:

Psychiatric Hospital Services:
$295.00 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 40%
Mental Health Outpatient Care
In-Network:
Copayment for Medicare-covered Individual Sessions $35.00
Copayment for Medicare-covered Group Sessions $35.00
Out-of-Network:
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Individual Sessions 40%
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Group Sessions 40%
Outpatient Services / Surgery
In-Network:

Outpatient Hospital Services:
Copayment for Medicare Covered Outpatient Hospital Services $250.00

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

Ambulatory Surgical Center Services:
Copayment for Ambulatory Surgical Center Services $0.00 to $195.00
Out-of-Network:

Outpatient Hospital and ASC Services:
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Outpatient Hospital Services 40%
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Ambulatory Surgical Center Services 40%
Outpatient Substance Abuse Care
In-Network:
Copayment for Medicare-covered Individual Sessions $40.00
Copayment for Medicare-covered Group Sessions $40.00
Out-of-Network:
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Individual or Group Sessions 40%
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 $25.00 every three months
Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) offerred as a Part C OTC benefit
Out-of-Network:

Over-The-Counter (OTC) Items:
Copayment for Non-Medicare Covered Over-The-Counter (OTC) Items $0.00
Maximum Plan Benefit of $25.00
Podiatry Services
In-Network:
Copayment for Medicare-Covered Podiatry Services $25.00
Copayment for Routine Foot Care $25.00
  • Maximum 6 visits every year
Out-of-Network:
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Podiatry Services 40% Coinsurance for Non-Medicare Covered Podiatry Services 40%
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 40%

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 Fluoride Treatment $0.00
  • Maximum 2 visits (Please see Evidence of Coverage for details)
Copayment for Dental X-Rays $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

Comprehensive Dental:
Copayment for Medicare-covered Benefits $35.00
Coinsurance for Restorative Services 50%
  • Maximum 2 visits every year
Coinsurance for Endodontics 50%
  • Maximum 1 visit every year
Coinsurance for Periodontics 50%
  • Maximum 2 visits (Please see Evidence of Coverage for details)
Coinsurance for Extractions 50%
  • Maximum 2 visits every year
Coinsurance for Prosthodontics, Other Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery, Other Services 50%
  • Maximum 2 visits (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 40%
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 $0.00 to $35.00
Copayment for Routine Eye Exams $0.00
  • 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
Copayment for Upgrades $0.00
Maximum Plan Benefit of $200.00 every year for all Non-Medicare covered eyewear for in and out of network services combined
Out-of-Network:

Medicare Covered Vision Services:
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Eye Exams 40%
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Eyewear 40%
Non-Medicare Covered Vision Services:
Coinsurance for Non-Medicare Covered Eye Exams 40%
Coinsurance for Non-Medicare Covered Eyewear 40%

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 $35.00
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 $0.00
  • Maximum 2 Hearing Aids every three years
Maximum Plan Benefit of $1500.00 every three years both ears combined
Up to $1,500 toward the cost of 2 non-implantable hearing aids from the TruHearing Choice catalogue every 3 years (limit 1 hearing aid per ear). After plan-paid benefit, member is responsible for the remaining costs.* Member must see a TruHearing provider to use this benefit. Hearing aid purchase includes: • 1st 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: • Ear molds • Hearing aid accessories • Additional provider visits • Additional batteries • Hearing aids that are not in the applicable TruHearing catalogue • Costs associated with loss & damage warranty claims Costs associated with excluded items are the responsibility of the member and not covered by the plan. *Costs member pays for hearing services, including hearing exam co-pays and hearing aid costs, will not count toward member's maximum out-of-pocket.
Out-of-Network:

Medicare Covered Hearing Services:
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Hearing Exams 40%
Non-Medicare Covered Hearing Services:
Copayment for Non-Medicare Covered Hearing Exams $0.00
Copayment for Non-Medicare Covered Hearing Aids $0.00

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 40%