The Medicare Advantage Plans it offers, known also as Part C, provide you with the Original Medicare insurance and additional benefits as well. These plans cover all of your Medicare Part A and Part B benefits, depending on the type of plan you choose. GHI has a wide range of Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs), Preferred Provider Organizations (PPOs), and Special Needs Plans (SNPs) available to choose from. These are branded as EmblemHealth Preferred Provider Option (PPO) I, EmblemHealth Advantage (PPO), EmblemHealth Dual Eligible Special Needs Plan (PPO SNP), EmblemHealth VIP Health Maintenance Organization (HMO), EmblemHealth Essential (HMO), EmblemHealth VIP High Option (HMO), and EmblemHealth Dual Eligible (HMO SNP).
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On January 1, 2006, new Medicare prescription drug coverage became available to everyone with Medicare. Everyone with Medicare should get this coverage, which may help lower prescription drug costs and protect against higher costs in the future. Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage is insurance and private companies provide the coverage. You choose the drug plan and pay a monthly premium. Some employer plans offer equivalent prescription drug coverage to the coverage offered under Medicare Part D. If you already have coverage through an employer, you should check with your employer to see if you can keep that coverage. If you decide not to enroll in a drug plan when you’re first eligible, you may pay a penalty if you decide to join later.
GHI HMO Medicare Senior Supplement
GHI HMO Medicare Senior Supplement covers the same services for Medicare-eligible retirees as the GHI HMO plan for active employees and non-Medicare retirees. It includes coverage for deductibles, coinsurance and services not covered by Medicare Parts A and B.
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