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Welcome to 2018 AARP/UHC Medicare Updates on Larry Cassman, sales manager for individual and Medicare sales. UHC Medicare Advantage Updates have three points, the service areas have been expanded, three plans offered in 2018 and Lake County added to Plan 1 and Plan 2.
Medicare Complete plans 1 & 2 will be available in the following counties, Cook, Dekalb, DuPage, Grundy, Lake, Kane, Kendall, McHenry and Will County. Medicare Complete Access, Advocate Plan will be available in Cook, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, McHenry and Will. It will not be in Lake County.
Monthly Premium for the Medicare Complete Plan 1, the premium goes up $1 from $26 to $27. The Medicare Complete Plan 2 goes up $1 from $76 to $77, the Medicare Complete Access which is Advocate plan is zero premium. So if you use doctors and hospitals of Advocate Plan, that will be a great plan to consider.
Annual Out-of-Pocket Maximums for each plan, the plan one of the In-Network and Out-of-Pocket maximum stays the same with $3,950. Plan 2 stays the same with $2,900, the Medicare Complete Access also stays the same with $3400. With these plans, there are no Out-of-Network benefits at all, so you must stay within Network, they are large networks.
The premium of the AARP MedicareRx Plan goes from $29.80 to $32.40. The premium of the Preferred Plan goes from $64.60 to $75.50. The premium of Symphonix Value Rx plan goes from $22.50 to $26.80. The most popular plan last year was the Walgreen Plan whose premium went up from $22.50 to $26.80.
Here’s some key information about Medicare Advantage. SilverSneakers is included with the Medicare Complete Plan 2 and Access plans, it’s an $18 add-on a month, if you get the Medicare Complete Plan 1. All plans cover vision and hear the exams. Complete Plan 2 is preventive and comprehensive dental, a passport travel benefit allows for in-network level benefits while traveling in other UHC Medicare Advantage service areas.
You have to notify the carrier, and there’s an emergency world-wide coverage, there’s a hearing aid benefit. The Health Care owns a hearing aid company, so the co-pays are from $330 to $380, hearing aids could be three or four thousand dollars a piece.
The Deductibles of UHC PDP Updates for 2017, the Saver Plus had four hundred dollars, now it’s $405, the Preferred does not have a deductible, the Symphonix and Walgreens Plan goes from $400 to $405.
The UHC PDP Updates, the MedicareRx Preferred and Saver Plus plans offer zero co-pays for 90 day supplies ordered through the Preferred Mail Order pharmacy, all plans feature co-pays for Tiers is one through three and coinsurance for tiers is 4&5, CVS is not part of any plan of Preferred Pharmacy list.
Medicare Supplements must have AARP membership to join a plan which is sixteen dollars a year. After the first year, you will not have to continue that AARP membership, if you don’t want to, they will have new lower rates that come out in August. They also offer a plan G now.
Reminders, in order to sell Medicare Advantage or PDP plans, you must be contracted with the carrier through the flex general agency, you must complete and pass the AARP certification and complete the carrier certification. Now with AARP Health Care, you do have to certify or even to sell their Medicare supplements, and you cannot market or sell any plan until you complete all the above requirements.
Here’s our contact information, I’m Larry Cassman, we all have the same phone number, the other two persons are Jill Rath and Mari-Ann Graban. Phone number is 847-699-6900 Ext.4308. Jill’s phone number is 847-699-6900 Ext.4322. Thank you for reading.