Providing more value with every plan.
All of our Medicare Advantage plans come with additional benefits to help you maintain an active, healthy lifestyle. It's just another reason why more people choose us for their Medicare Advantage coverage than any other plan in Western New York.*
Premier Wellness Package**
At Independent Health, we’re always looking for new ways to offer more value with every plan. We know that helping you maintain a healthy lifestyle includes ways that go above and beyond Medicare coverage. That’s why we developed this package of benefits and services that’s included with every individual Medicare Advantage plan we offer.
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All WNY hospitals and pharmacies
For your convenience, all hospitals and pharmacies across the WNY region are included in our network. Please Note: Our 2018 Medicare Passport® Advantage PPO plan has a special network of providers for in-network services. Contact a RedShirt for details.
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Worldwide emergency room and urgent care coverage
New for this year, we expanded our benefits to include worldwide urgent care coverage at urgent care centers or walk-in clinics in addition to our worldwide emergency room care. So if you ever get sick or have an emergency outside of WNY, rest assured the care you need is covered with all of our plans.
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$0 preventive services***
Staying up to date with your preventive care is key to maintaining and improving your health and
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well-being. That’s why we cover a long list of preventive services at no cost to you; including a colonoscopy, mammogram, immunizations and an annual well visit with your doctor.
Independent Health is a Medicare Advantage organization with a Medicare contract offering HMO, HMO-SNP, HMO-POS and PPO plans. Enrollment in Independent Health depends on contract renewal.
*Per CMS WNY Enrollment data 8/17.
**Applicable copays may apply for these benefits. Member must use EyeMed, Teladoc, HealthPlex or TruHearing providers in order to take advantage of these benefits. Refer to the Evidence of Coverage for complete details. Benefits vary by plan.
***Separate office visit copays may apply. Not all preventive services are medically appropriate every year. Independent Health uses the frequency guidelines adopted by CMS and the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. This information is not a complete description of benefits. Contact the plan for more information. Limitations, copayments and restrictions may apply. Benefits, premiums, rewards and/or copayments may change on January 1 of each year. The provider network may change at any time. You will receive notice when necessary.