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Planning for Medicare
Let us guide you to understand your options, keep you informed, and help you make a confident decision about your Medicare coverage.
Learn what types of Medicare plans are available, your eligibility, and what Medicare parts A, B, C, and D cover.
This information is not a complete description of benefits. Contact the plan for more information. Limitations, copayments, and restrictions may apply. Benefits, premiums and/or copayments/coinsurance may change January 1 of each year. The Formulary, pharmacy network, and/or provider network may change at any time. You will receive notice when necessary. You must continue to pay your Medicare Part B Premium.
Out-of-network/non-contracted providers are under no obligation to treat BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York members, except in emergency situations. For a decision about whether we will cover an out-of-network service, we encourage you or your provider to ask us for a pre-service organization determination before you receive the service. Please call our customer service number or see your Evidence of Coverage for more information, including the cost-sharing that applies to out-of-network services.
Medicare evaluates plans based on a 5-star rating system. Star Ratings are calculated each year and may change from one year to the next.
BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York is a Medicare Advantage plan with a Medicare contract and enrollment depends on contract renewal.
Content Last Updated December 15, 2016