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Amerigroup Will Offer Medicare Advantage Plans in Pima and Maricopa Counties for 2019

Amerigroup Will Offer Medicare Advantage Plans in Pima and Maricopa Counties for 2019

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Amerigroup plans help consumers improve their health and well-being

through high-quality, affordable healthcare services

PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Amerigroup will be offering up to six Medicare Advantage health plans in

Pima and Maricopa Counties in 2019. These 2019 health plans are open for

enrollment in this year’s 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 company’s 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 CareMore Smart Value (HMO)


  • Amerivantage CareMore Classic (HMO)


  • Amerivantage CareMore Diabetes


  • Amerivantage CareMore Heart Care


  • Amerivantage CareMore COPD


  • Amerivantage CareMore Care Access (HMO)

Many of the company’s Medicare Advantage plans, such as Amerivantage

CareMore Smart Value (HMO), Amerivantage CareMore Classic (HMO), and

Amerivantage CareMore Diabetes, 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 visits to primary care providers


  • $0 copay hearing aids


  • $0 copay for two visits and two dental cleaning every year


  • $0 copay routine eye exam every year


  • $0 copay for home-delivered meals following a hospital discharge


  • Up to 40 one-way trips to plan-approved locations


  • Unlimited trips to CareMore Care Centers


  • Up to $50 quarterly allowance for over-the-counter medications and
    health products


  • Access to a fitness program tailored to older adults, at no extra cost


  • 4 four-hour shifts of in-home support upon discharge from the hospital
    or nursing facility, consumers may receive in-home assistance with
    performing daily living activities.


  • 40 hours per year of respite care. Consumers are eligible if they have
    a chronic disease and have an unpaid caregiver providing care.


  • Adult Day Center Visits: Up to 1 visit per week for adult day center
    services, in order to help older adults who need supervision and
    assistance.

“Individuals eligible for Medicare have a number of health insurance

choices so it’s 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.

Amerigroup also provides Medicare Supplement plans to Original Medicare

enrollees all across the state. These plans help cover costs Original

Medicare does not cover, such as copayments, coinsurance, and

deductibles at any doctor or medical facility that accepts Medicare.

These Supplement plans are generally paired with a prescription drug

plan.

To learn more about which benefits will be available with each 2019

Medicare Advantage and Medicare Supplement plan, and which plans will be

offered in a specific area, consumers can call (888) 562-8261, 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. Individuals

can also visit the company’s online store at shop.amerigroup.com/medicare/.

Amerigroup Texas, Inc. is an HMO plan with a Medicare contract.

Amerigroup Texas, Inc. is an HMO DSNP plan with a Medicare contract and

a contract with the State Medicaid program. Amerigroup Texas, Inc. is an

HMO CSNP plan with a Medicare contract and a contract with the State

Medicaid program. Amerigroup Texas, Inc. is an HMO ISNP plan with a

Medicare contract and a contract with the State Medicaid program.

Enrollment in Amerigroup depends on contract renewal. This information

is not a complete description of benefits. Contact the plan for more

information. We do not discriminate, exclude people, or treat them

differently on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or

disability in our health programs and activities. ATENCIÓN: Si

habla español, tiene a su disposición servicios gratuitos de asistencia

lingüística. Llame al 1-888-230-7338 (TTY: 711).

注意:如果您使用繁體中文,您可以免費獲得語言援助服務。請致電1-888-230-7338(TTY:711)。 This plan is

available to anyone who has both Medical Assistance from the State and

Medicare. Other providers are available in our network. The provider

network may change at any time. You will receive notice when

necessary.

About Amerigroup

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 nation’s leading providers of health care solutions for public

programs. Amerigroup accepts all eligible people regardless of age, sex,

race or disability.

Contacts

Amerigroup

Hieu Nguyen

(202) 510-8848

hieu.nguyen2@anthem.com

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