Bright Health Medicare Advantage plans offer all the benefits of Original Medicare plus extra benefits like dental, vision, hearing and prescription drug coverage. Let us help you find a plan that's right for you.
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Medicare provides healthcare coverage for eligible enrollees, and most individuals first become eligible when they turn 65. Medicare is made up of four parts, designed to cover specific healthcare services. The four parts of Medicare are Part A (hospital coverage), Part B (medical coverage), Part C (Medicare Advantage, sometimes with drug coverage) and Part D (prescription drug coverage). Get more details on the four parts of Medicare.
Original Medicare (Part A and Part B) is offered through the federal government. Medicare Advantage plans are offered through private insurance companies, like Bright Health. Unlike Original Medicare, Medicare Advantage plans have limits on how much you will pay out of pocket to help you budget and manage your healthcare expenses. Medicare Advantage plans from Bright Health include prescription drug coverage, and extra benefits like dental, vision, hearing, and fitness, often for no additional monthly premium.
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Before you can enroll in a Medicare Advantage plan, you'll first need to be enrolled in Original Medicare (Parts A and B). Get more details from Medicare.gov .
When you turn 65 you have a 7-month Initial Enrollment Period (IEP): 3 months before your 65th birthday, your 65th birthday month, and 3 months following your 65th birthday month, to enroll without penalty. Get more details about enrollment periods.
Medicare Advantage plan costs can vary depending on the type of coverage you choose. Many individuals have a $0 monthly premium plan option available in their area. When considering a plan, make sure you review all plan costs, not just the monthly premium, to understand if it's the right plan for you.
Choosing Bright Health connects you to a Medicare Advantage plan that’s designed to take the surprises out of a typically complicated process. Learn more about our unique approach to coverage.
Outside of your IEP, outlined above, anyone who is eligible for Medicare can switch plans or enroll in a new plan each year during the Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) which begins each year on October 15. You may also qualify for a Special Enrollment Period (SEP), which can happen at any time during the year.
Last Updated: Fri Nov 23 2018
Bright Health plans are HMOs and PPOs with a Medicare contract. Bright Health’s New York D-SNP plan is an HMO with a Medicare contract and a Coordination of Benefits Agreement with New York State Department of Health. Our plans are issued through Bright Health Insurance Company or one of its affiliates. Bright Health Insurance Company is a Colorado Life and Health company that issues indemnity products, including EPOs offered through Medicare Advantage. An EPO is an exclusive provider organization plan that may be written on an HMO license in some states and on a Life and Health license in some states, including Colorado. Enrollment in our plans depends on contract renewal.
This information is not a complete description of benefits. Call 844-667-5502 | TTY:711 for more information.
The formulary, pharmacy network, and/or provider network may change at any time. You will receive notice when necessary.
You must continue to pay your Medicare Part B premium.
Every year, Medicare evaluates plans based on a 5-star rating system.
Medicare beneficiaries may also enroll in Bright Health Medicare Advantage plans through the CMS Medicare Online Enrollment Center located at http://www.medicare.gov
Bright Health Medicare Advantage plans are plans with a network of doctors, hospitals, pharmacies, and other providers. Out-of-network/noncontracted providers are under no obligation to treat Bright Health members, except in emergency situations.
Please call our customer service number or see your Evidence of Coverage for more information, including the cost-sharing that applies to out-of-network services. You must generally use network pharmacies to fill your prescriptions for covered Part D drugs.
Other providers are available in our network. Most network providers participate through our Care Partner.
Bright Advantage Special Care (HMO SNP) has been approved by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) to operate as a Special Needs Plan (SNP) through 2021 based on a review of Bright Advantage Special Care (HMO SNP) Model of Care.
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