Today’s Options plans are offered by various subsidiaries of Universal American Corporation, a health and life insurance company that focuses on providing insurance products to seniors. Today’s Options offers Medicare Advantage Private Fee-for-Service plans emphasizing choice and low-cost, quality coverage. They offer the financial security of annual out-of-pocket limits, and the choice of whether or not to add prescription drug coverage. In addition, your plan may offer extra health and wellness benefits, and coverage of services not covered under the Original Medicare Plan. Today’s Options plans allow you to visit any doctor or hospital you choose, as long as they accept your Today’s Options plan’s terms and conditions of payment.
Ohio Anthem Senior Advantage HMO Plans – Basic, Plus
This is not a complete listing of plans available in your service area. For additional plan options contact us. This website may display a subset of available plans based on your preferences and the plans we are contracted with. This is not a complete listing of plans available in your service area. For a complete listing please contact 1-800-MEDICARE or consult www.medicare.gov.
Senior Health Insurance and Medicare Information
Health insurance matters to senior citizens. With Medicare, Medicaid, and private plan options to navigate, having as much information as possible presented in a simple, straightforward manner will help you to best understand your health insurance options. As a Medicare beneficiary, you have many options to choose from, and these pages are designed to help you make a confident decision about the plan options that may be best for you.
Compare Medicare Advantage & Supplemental Plans
Medicare Advantage insurance is offered by private insurance companies with a Medicare contract, and replaces Original Medicare Part A and Part B. You must continue to pay your Part B premiums. Medicare Advantage plans typically offer additional benefit options and have less cost-sharing than Original Medicare, and you may have to pay a monthly premium in return for the extra benefits. Medicare Advantage plans come in a variety of formats, such as HMO, PPO and PFFS plans, as well as special needs plans. Medicare beneficiaries can enroll in Medicare Advantage plans if they have Medicare Part A and Part B, but only during designated enrollment periods. These enrollment periods change from time-to-time, so please call us to get the most-up-to-date information.
Seniors switching to Medicare Advantage, study finds
This choice was most common among seniors in their late sixties, who switched from the traditional program at “higher-than-average rates,” according to researchers. Published in the journal Health Affairs, the study challenges the notion that the rise in Medicare Advantage enrollment is primarily due to new beneficiaries choosing private plans at the outset. “In 2011, 52 percent of new Medicare Advantage enrollees had switched from traditional Medicare, down from 78 percent in 2006,” the study stated. “Conversely, people new to Medicare accounted for 48 percent of new Medicare Advantage enrollees in 2011, rising from 22 percent in 2006.” Medicare Advantage enrollment is projected to increase to a new all-time high in 2015, according to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and private insurance companies are pushing the administration not to cut payments in February. Read more here.
Anthem Senior Advantage Basic (HMO) 2015
Inpatient visit: Our plan covers up to 190 days in a lifetime for inpatient mental health care in a psychiatric hospital. The inpatient hospital care limit does not apply to inpatient mental services provided in a general hospital. Our plan covers 90 days for an inpatient hospital stay. Our plan also covers 60 “lifetime reserve days.” These are “extra” days that we cover. If your hospital stay is longer than 90 days, you can use these extra days. But once you have used up these extra 60 days, your inpatient hospital coverage will be limited to 90 days. $295 copay per day for days 1 through 5 You pay nothing per day for days 6 through 90 Outpatient group therapy visit: $40 copay Outpatient individual therapy visit: $40 copay