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Broker News | November 2018 | Vol. 13 No. 11
Broker News | November 2018 | Vol. 13 No. 11

Portfolio Stability and Enhanced Benefits for Medicare Eligible Clients

For those of you that have Medicare eligible clients, we have Medicare Advantage products suited for all budgets. Adding individual Medicare products to your portfolio provides an added service to your clients and added revenue to your agency.  Our overall strategy is to ensure portfolio stability while enhancing benefits.

Product highlights this year include:

All Regions MAPD:

  • $0 Copay Routine and Medicare Covered Eye Exams
  • 2X Rx Copay for 90 days at retail or mail order
  • $5 Copay for Diabetic Supplies
  • Silver and Fit Benefit $25 Copay for in-network gym memberships / $150 out-of-network benefit
  • TrueHearing Hearing Aid Benefit

CNY/Utica-Rome Regions:

  • National PPO Network Access using BlueCard
  • $120 Eyewear Allowance (MAPD only)

    Blue Essential Plan - $0 Premium
  • $10 PCP / $40 Specialist
  • $5 Lab Copay
  • $100 Part D Deductible (Tiers 3-5)
  • $10 Rx Tier 2 Copay


Blue Classic Plan

  • $5 PCP / $30 Specialist
  • $0 Lab Copay
  • $0 Part D Deductible
  • Class 1 Dental (2 cleanings, 2 oral exams and 2 x-rays per year)
  • Reduced premium in Utica region to $39
  • No increase in premium for CNY region - $35
  • $8 Tier 2 Copay

Rochester Region:

  • New Mid-Priced Products:
    • Blue Choice Advanced HMO-POS - $35 Monthly Premium (Rochester)
      • Class 1 Dental (2 cleanings, 2 oral exams and 2 x-rays per year)
      • Eyewear allowance
      • $3000 POS Benefit

Fixed copays on outpatient surgery

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