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What Medicare plan options does the Cross and Shield offer?*

*You cannot be enrolled in both Medicare Advantage and Medicare Supplement at the same time.

Medicare Advantage Products

Blue Advantage (HMO)

Medicare Advantage

Available Statewide

  • Medical, hospital and prescription drug coverage in one convenient and affordable plan
  • More benefits than Original Medicare, with lower out-of-pocket costs
  • An annual limit on what you have to pay out of your own pocket – important protection not available with Original Medicare
  • Extra benefits including dental, vision, hearing and fitness coverage
  • Important travel coverage if you have an emergency or need urgent care while out of state or out of the country

Blue Advantage (PPO)

Medicare Advantage

Available Statewide

  • Medical, hospital and prescription drug coverage in one convenient and affordable plan
  • More benefits than Original Medicare, with lower out-of-pocket costs
  • An annual limit on what you have to pay out of your own pocket – important protection not available with Original Medicare
  • Extra benefits including dental, vision, hearing and fitness coverage
  • Can see providers outside the network, but will pay more than for care within the network

Medicare Prescription Drug Product

Basic Blue® Rx PDP

Prescription Drug Plan

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  • Nationwide network of 67,000+ pharmacies
  • Mail-order service
  • 90-day refills
  • Tier 1 and Tier 2 generics with no deductible
  • $415 deductible for all other drugs

Medicare Supplement Products

BlueChoice 65

Medicare Supplement

  • Freedom to choose almost any doctor
  • Direct access to specialists
  • New hospice care benefit
  • Part A deductible coverage
  • Part B deductible coverage (certain plans only)
  • Skilled nursing coinsurance
  • Part B coinsurance
  • Part B excess charges (certain plans only)

BlueChoice 65 Select

Medicare Supplement

  • Freedom to choose almost any doctor
  • Direct access to specialists
  • New hospice care benefit
  • Lower premiums
  • Select network of hospitals
  • You can keep your doctor
  • No Part A deductible and coinsurance at a network hospital
*BlueChoice 65 and BlueChoice 65 Select are not connected with or endorsed by the U.S. government or the federal Medicare program. Please see your agent for benefit exclusions, limitations and reductions.

HMO Louisiana, Inc. offers Blue Advantage (HMO). Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana, incorporated as Louisiana Health Service & Indemnity Co., offers Blue Advantage (PPO). Both are independent licensees of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association.

Blue Advantage from HMO Louisiana, Inc. is an HMO plan with a Medicare contract. Blue Advantage from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana is a PPO plan with a Medicare contract. Enrollment in either Blue Advantage plan depends on contract renewal.

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MII Life Insurance, Inc. is the underwriter for Basic Blue Rx, a prescription drug plan with a Medicare contract. Enrollment in Basic Blue Rx depends on contract renewal. MII Life Insurance, Inc. and each Blue Cross® and/or Blue Shield® plan are independent licensees of the Blue Cross® and Blue Shield® Association.

Medicare beneficiaries may also enroll in Basic Blue® Rx through the CMS Medicare Online Enrollment Center located at http://www.medicare.gov. This information is not a complete description of benefits. Call 1-877-376-2185 (TTY 711) for more information.

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