HealthPlanOne offers more than 10 Medicare plans in New York City, which is part of New York County, New York. Medicare carriers that offer Medicare Advantage and Medicare supplement plans in New York City include Anthem and AARP. Enter your ZIP code above to compare the details of the Medicare plans available in New York City.
New York Original Medicare is funded by the government for those who are 65 years and older. Medicare consists of Part A, or hospital insurance, and Part B, or medical insurance.
In 2009, New York had 55 preferred drug plan choices, where the lowest premium was $16.70; however beginning the New Year of 2010, senior citizens may face some government changes such as increased premiums or coverage alterations. At MedicareSolutions.com, our specialists can help ease the transition.
The New York State Elderly Pharmaceutical Insurance Coverage (EPIC) is a New York State program that helps senior citizens afford their prescription drugs. Those who are eligible for this coverage must be a New York State resident, must be 65 years or older, cannot have full Medicaid benefits, must join a Medicare Part D plan and whose annual adjusted gross income is less than $35,000 for individuals or $50,000 for married couples. Almost all prescription drugs, insulin, and insulin syringes are covered.
For more information call (800) 332-3742 or visit the New York State Department of Health website.
For more information on New York State Medicare, visit our New York Medicare page.
AARP is a nonprofit organization for those who are above the age of 50. AARP is broken down into three categories which are: MedicareComplete, MedicareRx, and Medicare Supplement
MedicareComplete is a group of Medicare Advantage plans that offer all benefits under original Medicare as well as prescription drug coverage, no limitations on pre-existing conditions and fitness benefits.
MedicareRx is a group of Medicare Part D plans which are designed to make prescription drug costs more predictable. In 2007, AARP members saved a combined $15 billion on prescription drugs alone.
Medicare Supplement plans provide coverage for eligible AARP members.
For more information on AARP Medicare, visit our AARP Medicare page
Aetna has been a healthcare provider for over 150 years.Aetna provides a variety of plans to meet the needs of senior citizens in New York City. Such plans are Medicare Supplement, Medicare Value Plan, Medicare Standard Plan and Medicare Premier Plan. Aetna offers bonuses that exceed Original Medicare such as wellness, vision, and fitness benefits and discounts on health related services.
Medicare Advantage plans cover the same type of services that Original Medicare does not cover. Medicare Supplement plans assist those who are paying out-of-pocket costs that Original Medicare does not cover. The Medicare supplement plans may give the beneficiary the choice to visit any doctor or hospital.
For more information on Aetna Medicare, visit our Aetna Medicare page.