Additional Information and Resources
If you would like more information on Medicare, you may find these government resources especially helpful.
This is the official government website with information and answers to questions about choosing Medicare coverage: www.medicare.gov
This is the official government phone number for information about choosing Medicare coverage: 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227) TTY 1-877-486-2048. (24 hours a day, 7 days a week).
Administration on Aging
This website features a wide variety of topics, programs and services related to aging: www.aoa.gov
Social Security Administration
Here’s where you’ll get help with questions about eligibility requirements for Medicare coverage. Medicare beneficiaries eligible for special subsidy programs must complete income verification forms through the Social Security Administration (SSA): Visit them online at www.socialsecurity.gov
or call 1-800-772-1213 TTY 1-800-325-0778.
Government “Senior Resources” Website
You’ll find lists with even more information and services for seniors from the U.S. government: www.usa.gov/Topics/Seniors.shtml
Medicare & You Handbook
The official Medicare handbook is sent to all eligible Medicare beneficiaries. If you don't receive a copy you can request one by calling: 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227), 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. TTY users should call 1-877-486-2048.
Developed and maintained by The National Council on Aging (NCOA), BenefitsCheckUp is the nation's most comprehensive Web-based service to screen for benefits programs for seniors with limited income and resources.
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You may also call Customer Service
to learn more about our plans, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., seven days a week (except Thanksgiving and Christmas), from October 1 through February 14; and Monday through Friday (except holidays) from February 15 through September 30.
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield is an HMO plan, an LPPO plan, an RPPO plan, and a PDP with a Medicare contract. Enrollment in Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield depends on contract renewal.
The Medicare Contract is renewed annually, and the availability of coverage beyond the end of the current year is not guaranteed. You are eligible to enroll if you are entitled to Medicare Part A and enrolled in Medicare Part B and you live in the service area. You must continue to pay your Medicare Part B premium. With some exceptions you can only enroll during certain times of the year.
The benefit information provided is a brief summary, not a complete description of benefits. For more information contact the plan.
Limitations, copayments, and restrictions may apply.
Benefits, formulary, pharmacy network, provider network, premium and or co-payments/co-insurance may change on January 1 of each year.
To obtain an aggregate number of grievances, appeals and exceptions filed or for full information on benefits, please call Customer Service
Please reference the Evidence of Coverage for information on premiums, cost-sharing, out-of-network coverage, rights and responsibilities upon disenrollment and any applicable conditions associated with using the plan benefits.
If you have special needs, our Plan documents may be available in other formats. Please call Customer Service
Y0071_14_17617_R CMS Approved 10/29/2013
Last Updated 10/01/2013