Residents of Maricopa County have several options for Medicare Advantage plans, also so called Medicare Part C. Most Medicare Advantage plans provide additional benefits like Silver Sneakers, vision and Part D drug coverage. With so many options, and most of the companies offering zero premium plans, clients entering Medicare at age 65 or recently enrolling in Medicare part B are overwhelmed. First of all, Medicare Advantage plans in Maricopa County are some of the most generous in the country!
There are several factors in that make one Advantage Plan more appealing than another.
Premium- Typically 0 in Maricopa County
C0-Pays- The lower the better
Max out of pocket= most amount of co-pays per year- average $3500 Maricopa County, $6700 max allowable
Network Size- Most important in my opinion- How many doctors you have to choose from.
UnitedHealthcare has a way for clients to lookup all doctors in their network, allowing you to see first hand if your doctors is in network and exactly how may other doctored you’ll have to choose from in the future. To give you a idea of the size of the network, theres over 450 Cardiologists in the network in Maricopa County. Go to www.myuhc.com and click on “find a physician” on the right hand side. Silver Sneakers gym membership is included in all UnitedHealthcare Medicare Plans allowing you unrestricted access to over 14,000 gyms nationwide including 24 Hour Fitness, LA Fitness, YMCA, Curves and many more.
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