What's covered under the Medicare health plan for individuals?
Our Medicare health plans for individuals will be different from your current Medicare group coverage. You should have received Your Guide to Keeping Your Kaiser Permanente Medicare Health Plan in the mail, as well as benefit and cost information that explains your new benefits and coverage.But even as your plan changes, many things will stay the same. You’ll continue to enjoy the benefits of being a Kaiser Permanente member, with one plan giving you hospital care, medical services, and, with most plans, prescription drugs.
Do I get to stay with my health care team?
Absolutely! You can stay with your health care team and get the same quality service and convenience you’ve come to count on.
Does Kaiser Permanente offer any supplemental benefits such as dental, vision, or hearing?
You do have some options for supplemental benefits. Information about supplemental benefits will be included in the benefit and cost information that Kaiser Permanente will be sending you.You can also call one of our Kaiser Permanente Medicare specialists to talk about specific benefits and costs.If you have a reimbursement account, such as a health reimbursement arrangement (HRA), you may be eligible for reimbursement of these supplemental benefit premiums. Be sure and check with your benefits administrator about what expenses are eligible.
Do I need to enroll in prescription coverage?
Most Kaiser Permanente Medicare health plans for individuals include prescription drug coverage. Please be sure to review the information we send to you to understand your plan benefits. In some areas, you may have more than one option to choose from. Please be aware that you may only enroll in one Medicare health plan with Part D prescription drug coverage at a time. If you are enrolling in a Part D plan outside of Kaiser Permanente, your enrollment with Kaiser Permanente Medicare health plan for individuals may be discontinued.
Does the Medicare health plan for individuals cover specialists?
Yes. When you need specialized care, your personal doctor will help you find the right specialist.