Advantage plans are extra beneficial plans which are offered by private institutions to the citizens of the United States who are eligible for the Original Medicare. These private organisations are credited and approved by medicare. More and more people are switching to advantage plans, because of the fact that they not only manage your original medicare but also provide extra benefits apart from medicare, at a very affordable cost. Humana Medicare Advantage plans offer an affordable monthly premium and tons of benefits. Humana Medicare Advantage plans offered in California are discussed below.
Humana Gold Plus H5619-021 (HMO)
With an overall rating of 4, the plan is offered by Humana at a monthly premium of $0. The plan does not have any annual deductible, and an out of pocket maximum of $990. This health maintenance organisation plan helps you choose your primary care provider inside the network. This provider would have an overall picture of your health. In this plan, you do not have to pay any copay while visiting your primary care provider or any special care provider inside your network. The plan covers your prescription drug services as well, without any deductible, along with covering urgently needed services at a $0 copay. The plan also covers oral exams, prophylaxis, fluoride treatment, dental x-rays, non-routine services, restorative services, endodontics, extractions, periodontics, prosthodontics, surgeries, eyewear, eyeglasses, contact lenses, glaucoma screening, hearing aids, hearing exams, over the counter benefits, fitness benefits, and transportation services as well. You get 50 trips a year to your local health providers.
Humana Honor (HMO)
With an overall rating of 4, the plan is offered at a monthly premium of $0. The plan has no monthly deductible and a maximum out of pocket expense of $6700 for in-network providers. The plan also pays for your inpatient hospital stays including both acute as well as psychiatric hospitals. You have to pay a copay of $20 every time you visit your primary health care provider and a copay of $50 for a specialist. The plan covers annual lab tests as well as radiology tests like CT scans and MRI scans, with a payable coinsurance of 20%. The plan also covers home health care, preventive services, and skilled nursing facility as well. At a coinsurance of 20%, you can avail chiropractic services through this plan. However, this plan does not include fitness benefits or prescription drug coverage, and you have to enrol into a separate part D program to get your medicines covered.
Humana Value Plus H5619-037 (HMO)
With an overall rating of 4.2, the plan is offered at a monthly premium of $16.80. The plan has an annual deductible equal to the Part B deductible amount mentioned in medicare, and an out of pocket maximum of $6700 for in-network providers. You do not have to pay any copay while visiting your primary health care provider or any specialist. The plan covers prescription drug coverage with a deductible of $435. The deductible amount is applicable to generic, preferred brand, non preferred drug and specialty tier. For generic and brand name drugs you have to pay a maximum copay of $8.95. The plan also covers cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation services, occupational therapy services, physical therapy services as well as speech therapy services at 20% coinsurance. Along with covering up to 40 meals over a span of 20 days, acupuncture services are also included in the plan, along with transportation services.