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2020 Medicare Advantage Plan Benefit Details for the Blue Advantage (PPO) in LA - H1248-006-0


2020 Medicare Advantage Plan Details
Medicare Plan Name:Blue Advantage (PPO)
Location:Caldwell, Louisiana
Plan ID:H1248 - 006 - 0     Click to see other plans
Member Services:1-866-508-7145 TTY users 711
— Enrollment Options —
Medicare Contact Information:1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227)
TTY users 1-877-486-2048
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— Medicare Plan Features —
Monthly Premium:$75.00 (see Plan Premium Details below)
Annual Deductible:$0
Annual Initial Coverage Limit (ICL):$4,020
Health Plan Type:Local PPO
Maximum Out-of-Pocket Limit for Parts A & B (MOOP):$3,700
Additional Gap Coverage?Yes, some additional gap coverage.
Total Number of Formulary Drugs:3,714 drugsBrowse the Blue Advantage (PPO) Formulary
This plan has 5 drug tiers. See cost-sharing for all pharmacies and tiers
Formulary Drug Details:Tier 1Tier 2Tier 3Tier 4Tier 5
Preferred Pharmacy
  Cost-Sharing during
  initial coverage phase:
$3.00$12.00$45.00$100.0033%
Number of Drugs per
  Tier:
3531909512217723
Plan's Pharmacy Search:http://www.bcbsla.com/blueadvantage
Plan Offers Mail Order?Yes
Medicare Plan Pharmacy Numbers: BIN: 003858   PCN: MD   See BIN/PCNs for all plans
Number of Members enrolled in this plan in Caldwell, Louisiana:less than 10 members
Number of Members enrolled in this plan in Louisiana:158 members
Number of Members enrolled in this plan in (H1248 - 006):209 members
Plan’s Summary Star Rating: New plan - No summary rating as of yet.
Customer Service Rating: New plan - not yet rated.
Member Experience Rating: New plan - not yet rated.
Drug Cost Accuracy Rating: Does not apply.
— Plan Premium Details —
The Monthly Premium is Split as Follows:
Total
Premium
Part C
Premium
Part D Base
Premium
Part D Supplemental
Premium
$75.00$39.60$35.40$0.00
Monthly Premium with Extra Help Low-Income Subsidy (LIS): 100%
Subsidy
75%
Subsidy
50%
Subsidy
25%
Subsidy
Monthly Part D Premium with LIS:$3.20$11.20$19.30$27.30
Total Monthly Premium with LIS (Parts C & D):$42.80$50.80$58.90$66.90
— Plan Health Benefits —
** Base Plan **
Premium
• Total monthly premium: $75.00
• Health plan premium: $39.60
• Drug plan premium: $35.40
• You must continue to pay your Part B premium.
• Part B premium reduction: No
Deductible
• Health plan deductible: $1,000 annual deductible
• Other health plan deductibles: In-network: No
• Drug plan deductible: No annual deductible
Maximum out-of-pocket enrollee responsibility (does not include prescription drugs)
• $7,400 In and Out-of-network
$3,700 In-network
Optional supplemental benefits
• No
Additional benefits and/or reduced cost-sharing for enrollees with certain health conditions?
• In-network: Yes, contact plan for further details
Doctor visits
• Primary In-network: $0 copay
• Primary Out-of-network: 30% coinsurance per visit
• Specialist In-network: $40 copay per visit
• Specialist Out-of-network: 30% coinsurance per visit
Diagnostic procedures/lab services/imaging
• Diagnostic tests and procedures In-network: $11 copay (authorization required)
• Diagnostic tests and procedures Out-of-network: 30% coinsurance (authorization required)
• Lab services In-network: $0 copay (authorization required)
• Lab services Out-of-network: 30% coinsurance (authorization required)
• Diagnostic radiology services (e.g., MRI) In-network: $0-75 copay (authorization required)
• Diagnostic radiology services (e.g., MRI) Out-of-network: 30% coinsurance (authorization required)
• Outpatient x-rays In-network: $75 copay (authorization required)
• Outpatient x-rays Out-of-network: 30% coinsurance (authorization required)
Emergency care/Urgent care
• Emergency: $90 copay per visit (always covered)
• Urgent care: $35 copay per visit (always covered)
Inpatient hospital coverage
• In-network: $175 per day for days 1 through 10
$0 per day for days 11 through 90 (authorization required)
• Out-of-network: 30% per stay (authorization required)
Outpatient hospital coverage
• In-network: $75-175 copay per visit (authorization required)
• Out-of-network: 30% coinsurance per visit (authorization required)
Skilled Nursing Facility
• In-network: $0 per day for days 1 through 20
$165 per day for days 21 through 100 (authorization required)
• Out-of-network: 30% per stay (authorization required)
Preventive care
• In-network: $0 copay
• Out-of-network: 30% coinsurance
Ground ambulance
• In-network: $260 copay
• Out-of-network: $260 copay
Rehabilitation services
• Occupational therapy visit In-network: $20 copay (authorization required)
• Occupational therapy visit Out-of-network: 30% coinsurance (authorization required)
• Physical therapy and speech and language therapy visit In-network: $20 copay (authorization required)
• Physical therapy and speech and language therapy visit Out-of-network: 30% coinsurance (authorization required)
Mental health services
• Inpatient hospital - psychiatric In-network: $175 per day for days 1 through 7
$0 per day for days 8 through 90 (authorization required)
• Inpatient hospital - psychiatric Out-of-network: 30% per stay (authorization required)
• Outpatient group therapy visit with a psychiatrist In-network: $40 copay (authorization required)
• Outpatient group therapy visit with a psychiatrist Out-of-network: 30% coinsurance (authorization required)
• Outpatient individual therapy visit with a psychiatrist In-network: $40 copay (authorization required)
• Outpatient individual therapy visit with a psychiatrist Out-of-network: 30% coinsurance (authorization required)
• Outpatient group therapy visit In-network: $40 copay (authorization required)
• Outpatient group therapy visit Out-of-network: 30% coinsurance (authorization required)
• Outpatient individual therapy visit In-network: $40 copay (authorization required)
• Outpatient individual therapy visit Out-of-network: 30% coinsurance (authorization required)
Opioid treatment program services
• In-network: $40.00 copay (authorization required)
• Out-of-network: 30% coinsurance (authorization required)
Medical equipment/supplies
• Durable medical equipment (e.g., wheelchairs, oxygen) In-network: 20% coinsurance per item (authorization required)
• Durable medical equipment (e.g., wheelchairs, oxygen) Out-of-network: 30% coinsurance per item (authorization required)
• Prosthetics (e.g., braces, artificial limbs) In-network: 20% coinsurance per item (authorization required)
• Prosthetics (e.g., braces, artificial limbs) Out-of-network: 30% coinsurance per item (authorization required)
• Diabetes supplies In-network: $0 copay (authorization required)
• Diabetes supplies Out-of-network: 30% coinsurance per item (authorization required)
Dialysis
• 20% coinsurance
Hearing
• Hearing exam In-network: $10 copay
• Hearing exam Out-of-network: 30% coinsurance
• Fitting/evaluation In-network: $0 copay (limits apply)
• Fitting/evaluation Out-of-network: 30% coinsurance (limits apply)
• Hearing aids In-network: $0 copay (limits apply)
• Hearing aids Out-of-network: $0 copay (limits apply)
Preventive dental
• Oral exam In-network: $0 copay (limits apply)
• Oral exam Out-of-network: 50% coinsurance (limits apply)
• Cleaning In-network: $0 copay (limits apply)
• Cleaning Out-of-network: 50% coinsurance (limits apply)
• Fluoride treatment In-network: $0 copay (limits apply)
• Fluoride treatment Out-of-network: 50% coinsurance (limits apply)
• Dental x-ray(s) In-network: $0 copay (limits apply)
• Dental x-ray(s) Out-of-network: 50% coinsurance (limits apply)
Comprehensive dental
• Non-routine services In-network: 50% coinsurance (limits apply)
• Non-routine services Out-of-network: 50% coinsurance (limits apply)
• Diagnostic services In-network: 50% coinsurance (limits apply)
• Diagnostic services Out-of-network: 50% coinsurance (limits apply)
• Restorative services In-network: 50% coinsurance (limits apply)
• Restorative services Out-of-network: 50% coinsurance (limits apply)
• Endodontics In-network: 50% coinsurance (limits apply)
• Endodontics Out-of-network: 50% coinsurance (limits apply)
• Periodontics In-network: 50% coinsurance (limits apply)
• Periodontics Out-of-network: 50% coinsurance (limits apply)
• Extractions In-network: 50% coinsurance (limits apply)
• Extractions Out-of-network: 50% coinsurance (limits apply)
• Prosthodontics, other oral/maxillofacial surgery, other services: Not covered
Vision
• Routine eye exam In-network: $0 copay (limits apply)
• Routine eye exam Out-of-network: $40 copay (limits apply)
• Other: Not covered
• Contact lenses In-network: $0 copay (limits apply)
• Contact lenses Out-of-network: $40-225 copay (limits apply)
• Eyeglasses (frames and lenses): Not covered
• Eyeglass frames In-network: $0 copay (limits apply)
• Eyeglass frames Out-of-network: $40-225 copay (limits apply)
• Eyeglass lenses In-network: $0 copay (limits apply)
• Eyeglass lenses Out-of-network: $40-225 copay (limits apply)
• Upgrades: Not covered
Wellness programs (e.g., fitness, nursing hotline)
• Covered
Transportation
Not covered
Foot care (podiatry services)
• Foot exams and treatment In-network: $30 copay
• Foot exams and treatment Out-of-network: 30% coinsurance
• Routine foot care: Not covered
Medicare Part B drugs
• Chemotherapy In-network: 20% coinsurance (authorization required)
• Chemotherapy Out-of-network: 30% coinsurance (authorization required)
• Other Part B drugs In-network: 20% coinsurance (authorization required)
• Other Part B drugs Out-of-network: 30% coinsurance (authorization required)
Medically-approved non-opioid pain management services
• Chiropractic services: Not covered
• Acupuncture: Not covered
• Therapeutic Massage: Not covered
• Alternative Therapies: Not covered
More benefits
• Over-the-counter drug benefits: Some coverage
• Meals for short duration: Some coverage
• Annual physical exams: Not covered
• Telehealth: Some coverage
• WorldWide emergency coverage: Some coverage
• WorldWide emergency urgent care: Some coverage
• Fitness Benefit: Some coverage
• In-Home Support Services: Not covered
• Bathroom Safety Devices: Not covered
• Health Education: Not covered
• In-Home Safety Assessment: Not covered
• Personal Emergency Response System (PERS): Not covered
• Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT): Not covered
• Post discharge In-Home Medication Reconciliation: Not covered
• Re-admission Prevention: Not covered
• Wigs for Hair Loss Related to Chemotherapy: Not covered
• Weight Management Programs: Not covered
• Adult Day Health Services: Not covered
• Nutritional/Dietary Benefit: Not covered
• Home-Based Palliative Care: Not covered
• Support for Caregivers of Enrollees: Not covered
• Additional Sessions of Smoking and Tobacco Cessation Counseling: Not covered
• Enhanced Disease Management: Not covered
• Telemonitoring Services: Not covered
• Remote Access Technologies (including Web/Phone-based technologies and Nursing Hotline): Not covered
• Counseling Services: Not covered




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