Amerigroup will be offering up to two Medicare Advantage health plans in six counties in 2019. Medicare-eligible individuals living in four of those six counties will have at least one new Amerigroup plan available to them for next year. These 2019 health plans are open for enrollment in this years Medicare annual election period (AEP), which begins October 15 and continues through December 7, 2018.
Amerigroup strives to develop innovative solutions that aim to make it simpler for consumers to lead healthier lives, said Josh Martin, President of the companys West Medicare Region. We are excited to expand the reach of our Medicare Advantage plans and enhance our services in 2019 so that more individuals are able to receive healthcare services from care providers in their community.
Individuals eligible for Medicare “ people 65 years and older and those with certain disabilities, chronic conditions, and other special needs “ are able to enroll in the following 2019 Medicare Advantage health plans based on availability in their county of residence:
- Amerivantage Classic (HMO)
- Amerivantage Dual Coordination (HMO SNP)
Both of the companys Medicare Advantage plans have $0 monthly premiums, offering access to high-quality healthcare services without an additional premium.
These Amerigroup Medicare Advantage health plans offer a variety of benefits, which may include:
- $0 copay for two dental exams and cleanings as well as an annual allowance of up to $3,000 for dentures, fillings, and other dental services
- $0 copay eye exam and an annual allowance of up to $250 for eyewear
- Up to $3,000 hearing aid benefit
- Up to 60 one-way trips to pharmacy and medical visits within 60 miles
- Up to $260 quarterly allowance for over-the-counter medications and health products
- $0 copay for unlimited acupuncture visits per year
- LiveHealth Online, a service that gives you access to medical professionals through your computer or mobile device
- Membership to SilverSneakers, at no extra cost
- Medicare Community Resource Support, which is a telephone based program (supported by Social Workers) used to identify needs, leverage resources, and coordinate services
Individuals eligible for Medicare have a number of health insurance choices so its important that Amerigroup offers Medicare Advantage plans that deliver the healthcare experience and value consumers are seeking in their health plan. Our portfolio of programs will allow aging seniors to receive services they need to address their specific needs, added Martin.
To learn more about which benefits will be available with each 2019 Medicare Advantage plan and which plans will be offered in a specific area, consumers can call (877) 641-9031, which is available 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday, April 1 to Sept. 30; and 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. seven days a week, Oct. 1 to March 31. Consumers can also visit the companys online store at https://shop.amerigroup.com/medicare/.
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Amerigroup is part of the Anthem Government Business Division (GBD). Through the GBD, Anthem serves 7.4 million seniors, people with disabilities, low-income families and other state and federally sponsored beneficiaries, and National Government Services enrollees (including the Federal Employee Program) in 26 states, making us one of the nations leading providers of health care solutions for public programs. Amerigroup accepts all eligible people regardless of age, sex, race or disability.