Signature (HMO)

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Healthfirst Signature (HMO) is a Medicare Advantage plan that gives you the flexibility to pick benefits that best suit your needs and provides you with a specially-trained member services team dedicated to making healthcare easy for you. This plan offers the benefits of Original Medicare plus much more. For a $0 monthly premium, you will get access to benefits such as prescription drug coverage, dental, hearing, vision, acupuncture, SilverSneakers® fitness program, 24/7 access to doctors through phone or video chat as well as the Nurse Help Line. In addition, you may choose one Choice Extras benefit upon enrollment: $35 per quarter over-the-counter (OTC) allowance, 12 one-way trips to/from your doctor, or no dental deductible (rather than the $100 dental deductible standard with the plan). And, you don’t need referrals to see in-network specialists. This plan is designed for people who do not qualify for programs like Extra Help (also known as Low Income Subsidy), Medicare Savings Programs (MSP), or Medicaid.

Plan Highlights:

  • Your pick of one Choice Extras benefit: OTC allowance or transportation or $0 dental deductible
  • Dedicated member services team
  • Comprehensive dental
  • No-cost preferred generic drugs
  • Vision exams and eyeglasses
  • Hearing exams and hearing aids
  • Supplemental drug coverage for prescription vitamins and erectile dysfunction (ED) drugs
  • Acupuncture
  • 2022
  • 2021

This information is not a complete description of benefits. Contact the plan for more information. Benefits, premiums, and/or copayments/coinsurance may change on January 1 of each year. The formulary, pharmacy network, and/or provider network may change at any time. You will receive notice when necessary.

Healthfirst will cover Non-Emergency Medicaid-covered transportation provided that it is included as a Managed Long Term Care benefit by the New York State Department of Health.

You must continue to pay your Medicare Part B premium.

OTC items are subject to the plan’s list of eligible items and the Plan’s participating network of retail and online providers.

Coverage is provided by Healthfirst Health Plan, Inc. Plans contain exclusions and limitations.

Healthfirst Health Plan, Inc. offers HMO plans that contract with the Federal Government. Enrollment in Healthfirst Medicare Plan depends on contract renewal.

Healthfirst Medicare Plan, Inc. complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.

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Last update October 1, 2021 @ 2:30 pm

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Additional Plan Highlights

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    24/7 Access to Telemedicine with Teladoc*

    Talk to a doctor any time—for a $0 copay. Visit with board-certified doctors through video chat or phone for prescriptions, treatment of non-emergency health issues, and more. Access to dermatologists is also available.

    *Telemedicine isn’t a replacement for your primary care provider (PCP). Your PCP should always be your first choice for care and for routine visits.

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    24/7 Access to care with the Nurse Help Line

    Talk to a nurse any time—for a $0 copay. Get wellness advice and help finding a doctor.

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    Urgent Care Center Network

    Get the care you need when you need it at an urgent care center in our network – no appointment needed. Urgent care centers offer late-night and weekend hours, often with faster service at a lower cost than the emergency room (ER). Visit an in-network urgent care center to get help with non-emergency health issues like earache, upset stomach, and sprains; for wounds that need stitches; and more.

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    SilverSneakers

    Get access to live classes and workshops taught by instructors trained in senior fitness, 200+ workout videos in the SilverSneakers On-Demand online library, online fitness and nutrition tips, and their mobile app with digital workout programs.

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    Healthfirst Medication Therapy Management Program

    The Healthfirst Medication Therapy Management (MTM) program is an in-depth, one-on-one review of all your medications (prescription drugs, over-the-counter nonprescription drugs, and herbal and nutritional supplements). The goal is to help you get the most from your medications. Services include

    • Phone consultation with a licensed pharmacist to complete a Comprehensive Medication Review (CMR). The call will take about 30 to 60 minutes and the pharmacist will answer any questions you may have. (A CMR is usually offered once each year, if you qualify.)
    • Medication Action Plan (MAP)
    • Medication recommendations may be sent to your provider from the MTM pharmacist, also known as Targeted Medication Review (TMR)
    • Personal medication list that lists all your medications

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Additional Plan Highlights

  • 24/7 Access to Telemedicine with Teladoc*

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  • 24/7 Access to care with the Nurse Help Line

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  • Urgent Care Center Network

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  • SilverSneakers

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  • Healthfirst Medication Therapy Management Program

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The following link will take you to Medicare.gov where you can enroll online.

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