What is Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Medicare Supplement Plan F?
Medicare Supplement Plan F gives the most coverage of the ten standard supplements serviced in Arizona. This Plan F, serviced by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona, starts around $139.66* per month. We compared Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona with all other Medigap insurance companies in Arizona and gave them 4.5 stars out of 5.
Here are the benefits covered by this supplement:
- Part A deductible
- Part B deductible
- Part B excess charges
- Preventative care Part B coinsurance
- Part A hospital and coinsurance costs up to an additional 356 days after Medicare benefits are exhausted
- Part B coinsurance or co-payment
- First three pints of blood used in an approved medical procedure (annually)
- Part A hospice care co-payment or coinsurance
- Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) coinsurance
- Foreign travel emergency
The complete coverage of Medicare Plan F makes it favored in most areas of Arizona, however it is also the most expensive. This Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Plan F leaves you with zero out-of-pocket expenses because it pays all remaining hospital and doctor costs after Medicare pays its share.
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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Medicare Supplement Plan F vs. Competition
The following table shows how Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona's Medicare Supplement Plan F stacks up with the competition.
Coverage and Costs
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Medicare Supplement Plan F may offer expansive coverage, but it does not cover everything. Beneficiaries are still required to pay their Medicare Part B premium payments each month, and you may have a Part A premium if you did not pay Social Security taxes for at least 40 calendar quarters (10 years).
Like all other Plan F supplements, this policy covers the gaps in your major medical expenses, but it does not pay for prescriptions, hearing, vision, dental and other healthcare needs not covered by Original Medicare.
The chart below explains how this plan covers the portions of Medicare Part A (hospital insurance) that are not paid by Medicare.
The following table details how the plan covers the portions of Medicare Part B (medical insurance) that are not paid by Medicare.
Prescription Drug Coverage
The 10 standardized Medicare Supplements do not cover prescriptions. Add a Medicare Part D Plan (PDP) for prescription coverage. Here are a few plans available to you in Arizona:
|Aetna Medicare Rx Select||$12.20||$415.00|
|Magellan Rx Medicare Basic||$32.00||$415.00|
|Cigna-HealthSpring Rx Secure||$29.90||$415.00|
|Humana Preferred Rx Plan||$30.00||$415.00|
|Cigna-HealthSpring Rx Secure-Essential||$21.90||$415.00|
|WellCare Value Script||$13.40||$415.00|
|Blue MedicareRx Essential||$28.50||$415.00|
|AARP MedicareRx Walgreens||$28.10||$415.00|
|Express Scripts Medicare - Value||$32.20||$415.00|
Foreign Travel Coverage
Medicare does not pay for your healthcare (including emergencies) when you travel outside of the United States of America and its territories. If you travel, be sure to enroll in a plan that will cover you at the level you need.
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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Insurance Rating
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona has a No Rating rating from A.M. Best Company, the #1 source for insurance industry rating information. If this was a star rating it would be 4.5 out of 5 stars (No Rating). Use this information as a measure of the financial stability of the insurance carrier when considering Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Medicare Supplement Plan F.
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Medicare Supplement Plan F is available to all Arizona Medicare beneficiaries, ages 65 and older, enrolled in Medicare Part B. If you are just turning age 65, you have guaranteed issue rights and cannot be turned down. Plus, this insurance policy cannot be canceled. It will continue to be renewed as long as you pay the premiums on time and make no material misrepresentations.
Medicare Supplement insurance is available from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona in Scottsdale, Phoenix, Peoria, Surprise, Mesa, Tucson, Tempe, Yuma, Avondale, Buckeye, Chandler, Goodyear, Gilbert, Lake Havasu City, Flagstaff, Bullhead City, and most other Arizona cities and locations.
Tips and Disclaimers
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 Sample premium is for a 65 year old, non smoking, woman living in Arizona. The rate was accurate on date of publication. Rates change frequently and they are priced by county. You must contact a licensed agent to get a current rate for your situation.
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