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Medicare Advantage Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) Plans

Depending on where you live, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield (Anthem) may offer Medicare Advantage Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) Plans in your area. 

A Medicare Advantage PPO Plan gives you more choice and flexibility in the doctors, hospitals and specialists you can visit.

Learn more about Anthem Medicare Advantage PPO Plans and some of the potential benefits a plan may offer.

What is an Anthem Medicare Preferred Provider Organization Plan?

An Anthem Medicare Advantage PPO Plan combines your Original Medicare Part A hospital coverage and Part B medical benefits into one plan simple plan.

Two common types of Medicare Advantage (Part C) Plans are Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs) and PPOs.

Both types of plans typically include a network of providers who partner with the plan. An Anthem Medicare Advantage PPO Plan can give you more flexibility to visit providers who may be outside of the plan network.

You’ll pay more when you visit a doctor outside of your plan network.

Some other good things to know about Anthem PPO Plans include:

  • You don’t need a referral.
    Unlike most HMO Plans, an Anthem Medicare Advantage PPO Plan typically won’t require you to get a referral from your doctor in order to visit a specialist.

    This means that you can schedule an appointment directly with the specific type of doctor you need. As mentioned above, you’ll typically pay less if you visit a specialist who is in your plan network.

  • You can select a primary care physician.
    You can still enjoy the benefits of getting personalized care from your primary care physician, even if you aren’t required to get a referral from them in order to see a specialist.

    Anthem Medicare PPO Plan members can visit a primary care physician for regular checkups, minor ailments and in cases where you want your doctor’s opinion and their help coordinating your care. 

  • Anthem Medicare PPO Plans include networks of several types of health care providers.
    The Anthem network of doctors and other health care providers is always growing. Depending on where you live, you may have access to a number of providers in your area who are part of the Anthem network.

  • Anthem Medicare Advantage plans may offer more benefits than Original Medicare
    An Anthem PPO Plan may cover more than just what Original Medicare covers.

    Your plan may also include coverage for things like dental, vision, hearing, prescription drugs and preventive services like exams, screenings, vaccines and more.

Find an Anthem Medicare Advantage PPO Plan in your area

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