BCBS Advantage Loses AZ Community Physicians

bcbs loses AZ Community Physicians

The Annual Enrollment Period will be a hectic one as BCBS Advantage loses AZ Community Physicians contract. That means about 6,200 seniors in Pima County will have to change their Medicare Advantage plan if they want to keep their doctor. Thousands of seniors across Pima County have received a letter telling them their Primary Care…

Medicare Choices

Medicare choices in Tucson

This is a short intro to your Medicare choices. And when it comes to Medicare, you do have some choices to make. The video explains Medicare supplements, Part D, and Medicare Advantage.

Moving to Arizona?

If you are moving to Arizona, you need help navigating your Medicare choices. Medicare choices in Arizona vary from county to county, so it’s a good idea to get help from someone who knows the territory.

Help with Medicare Costs

Income levels for getting the help described in this video are changed in April each year. 2018 income limits are $7 higher than 2017.

Part D

Part D prescription drug plans are offered by insurance companies approved by Medicare. In Arizona there over 20 Part D plans to choose from, each with its own formulary (covered drugs), premium, and co-pays.

What are Medicare Supplements?

Medicare Supplements are also know as medigap plans. A Medigap policy is health insurance sold by private insurance companies to fill the “gaps” in Original Medicare Plan coverage.