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Medicare Advantage Plan Options

You have options when it comes to Medicare Advantage, let us help you navigate and select the right plan for you. Start by understanding the difference between HMO and PPO plans, or skip to view and compare all plans shown below. 

HMO VS. PPO: What's most important to you?

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Do you stay mostly local?

Coordinated care and cost savings

  • Care coordinated through your primary doctor
  • Typically lower premiums
  • Affordable copays for doctor visits
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Do you travel a lot, or spend time outside the area?

Flexibility and freedom of choice

  • Access to in-network and out-of-network doctors
  • Coverage when you travel

BlueSaver (HMO)

Pay a low premium and have access to a full network of doctors and hospitals. Prescription drug coverage is also included.

Your Estimated Monthly Premium $16.00

Senior Blue 650 (HMO-POS)***

Get a low monthly premium, out-of-network coverage for certain services, and coverage recognized nationwide. ***Coverage out-of-network for specialists, x-rays, diagnostic tests and procedures, lab, occupational and physical therapy, and speech-language pathology services only. The cost-share for out-of-network is 50%, up to $1,500 annually.

Your Estimated Monthly Premium $46.00

Senior Blue 652 (HMO)

Get lower out-of-pocket costs, and coverage recognized nationwide.

Your Estimated Monthly Premium $129.00

Forever Blue Value (PPO)

This plan offers a lower premium and the freedom to see any doctor or hospital that accepts Medicare nationwide.

Your Estimated Monthly Premium $85.00

Forever Blue 770 (PPO)

This plan allows you to pay in-network copays with participating doctors or hospitals when you travel.

Your Estimated Monthly Premium $184.00

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Content Last Updated October 1, 2018