HumanaChoice H4520-006 Webb County, TX Medicare Advantage Plan

Quality Rating:HumanaChoice H4520-006 for  County, TX, a 2014 Medicare Advantage plan, gets 3.0 out of 5 stars from CMS.
Plan ID:H4520-006
Plan Year:2014
Prescriptions:Yes
Rx Deductible:$0.00
Mail Order Rx:No
Donut Hole Coverage:Few Generics, Few Brands
Benefits PDF:Not Available
Local PPO Plan
$66.00
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HumanaChoice H4520-006 Overview

HumanaChoice H4520-006 Medicare Advantage Plan for Webb County, Texas seniors on Medicare.HumanaChoice H4520-006 for Webb County, Texas, by Humana Insurance Company, is a Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) Medicare Advantage plan for seniors on Medicare. PPO health insurance allows you to choose your own primary care doctor, specialists and other healthcare providers. If you're on a budget you can lower your out-of-pocket costs by using the plan's provider network.

The monthly premium on this PPO plan is $66.00. Plus, co-payments and/or co-insurances also apply to most of the healthcare services you use. However, unlike traditional Medicare your out-of-pocket expenses are capped. As a result, you won't be vulnerable to excessive medical bills due to an accident or a critical illness.

HumanaChoice H4520-006 Quality Rating

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) reviews and rates the quality of all Medicare Advantage plans. The 1 (worst) to 5 (best) star ratings assist people considering plans and offer an unbiased measure of quality.

The CMS has awarded HumanaChoice H4520-006 3.0 out of 5 stars. That means Medicare deems this plan Average as compared to all others (as of 15 October, 2013).

HumanaChoice H4520-006 Out-of-Pocket Expenses

Medicare Advantage plans are limited to a maximum out-of-pocket limit of $6,700 (annually). This out-of-pocket limit does not include your prescriptions or your monthly premiums. It only applies to your costs for healthcare services.

Although the mandatory limit is $6,700, the CMS allows plans to offer a lower limit that can be as low as $3,400. The out-of-pocket limit on this plan is $6,600. Be sure to take into consideration, along with the premium and the co-payments, when making your enrollment decision.

If you are comparing HumanaChoice H4520-006 with your traditional Medicare benefits, it's important to remember that there are no limits to your out-of-pocket expenses with Medicare Part A or Medicare Part B. If you keep your traditional Medicare benefits, the only way to avoid high medical bills is to purchase Medicare Supplement insurance to supplement your coverage.

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Availability

HumanaChoice H4520-006 is available in the following Texas cities: Laredo, Bruni, Mirando City, Oilton, and all other areas of Webb County.

CMS File Date: January 14, 2014.

This Medicare health insurance catalog is maintained by David Bynon and was last updated on 10/26/2014.