New York Metro - Suffolk County Comparisons

2017 Medicare Advantage COSTSHARE REPORT

Annual estimated out-of-pocket costs for Medicare Advantage Plan members*
All Plans below include Medicare Part D - Drug Benefits       Indicates $0 Premium Plans
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#1 Quality Health Plans
(Advantage Silver HMO) 
   $2,290 Quality Health Plans
(Advantage Silver HMO) 

$3,300

Quality Health Plans
(Advantage Silver HMO)  
$5,230
#2 Affinity
(Passport Essentials HMO)  
$2,940 Fidelis
(Medicare $0 HMO)
 
 $4,280 Fidelis
(Medicare $0 HMO)
 
$6,420

#3

EmblemHealth
(VIP Value HMO)  

$3,030 Visiting Nurse Service
(VNS Medicare Classic HMO-$41)
 
$4,500 Visiting Nurse Service
(VNS Medicare Classic HMO-$41)
 
$6,910
#4 Fidelis
(Medicare $0 HMO)  
$3,060 Affinity
(Passport Essentials HMO)  

$4,590 Elderplan
(Health Balance HMO-$93)
 
$6,950
#5 Visiting Nurse Service
(VNS Medicare Classic HMO-$41)
$3,230 EmblemHealth
(VIP Value HMO) 
 
$4,610 United HealthCare
(AARP Medicare Complete Choice PPO) 

$7,050
#6 United HealthCare
(AARP Medicare Complete Choice PPO) 
$3,310 United HealthCare
(AARP Medicare Complete Choice PPO) 

$4,620 Aetna
(Medicare Elite HMO)
 
$7,170
#7 Aetna
(Medicare Elite HMO)
$3,450 Aetna
(Medicare Elite HMO)
 
$4,800 Affinity
(Passport Essentials HMO)  

$7,200
#8 AgeWell
(LiveWell HMO)  
$3,450 AgeWell
(LiveWell HMO)  
$4,880 AgeWell
(LiveWell HMO)  
$7,460
#9 Elderplan
(Health Balance HMO-$93)
$3,650 Elderplan
(Health Balance HMO-$93)
 
$4,880 EmblemHealth
(VIP Value HMO) 
 
$7,470
#10 Empire Blue Cross
(MediBlue Plus HMO-$81)
$4,370 Empire Blue Cross
(MediBlue Plus HMO-$81)
 
$5,850 Empire Blue Cross
(MediBlue Plus HMO-$81)
 
$8,180
  Average: All Plans $3,278 Average: All Plans $4,631 Average: All Plans $7,004

*Annual estimated cost (out-of-pocket expenses) from Medicare Plan Finder (www.Medicare.gov) include applicable plan copayments, deductibles, and premiums. Medicare Part B monthly premiums ($134 or $109 in 2017 for most beneficiariesare included in cost calculations.  Estimated costs may be greater for beneficiaries who are late enrolling for Medicare Part D (prescription drug) coverage or lower for beneficiaries with limited income and resources.  Estimates do not include cost-sharing for additional popular benefits provided by some plans, e.g., eyewear, hearing aids, dental prevention services, transportation.  

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