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Important information about these plans

Medicare Plus BlueSM, BCN AdvantageSM and Prescription BlueSM are PPO, HMO, HMO-POS and PDP plans with a Medicare contract. Enrollment in Medicare Plus Blue, BCN Advantage and Prescription Blue depends on contract renewal.

Medicare Plus Blue PPO

Medicare Plus Blue PPO is available to all Medicare beneficiaries who are Michigan residents and are entitled to receive services under Medicare Part A and enrolled in Part B.

With the exception of emergency or urgent care, it will cost more to get care from non-plan or non-preferred providers. Your responsibility will be greater out-of-network when the out-of-network coinsurance is based on the Medicare-allowed amount and the contracted amount is lower. You may receive services from any provider who accepts Original Medicare. Your out-of-pocket costs will be lower if you choose a network provider. To find a network provider, visit www.bcbsm.com/medicare/find-a-doctor/.

Prescription Blue PDP

Prescription Blue PDP is available to all Medicare beneficiaries who are Michigan residents entitled to receive services under Medicare Part A and/or enrolled in Part B.

Medicare Plus Blue PPO and Prescription Blue PDP

Premiums vary by county. You must continue to pay your Medicare Part B premium.

Limitations, copayments and restrictions may apply.

Our network includes approximately 2,400 Michigan retail pharmacies, representing approximately 98 percent of all Michigan pharmacies. Nationwide, most chain pharmacies are in our network, as well as long-term care and home infusion pharmacies and Indian/Tribal/Urban (Indian Health Service) pharmacies.

In general, benefits are only available at contracted network pharmacies. Plan drugs may be covered in special circumstances; for instance, illness while traveling outside of the plan's service area where there is no network pharmacy. You may have to pay more than your normal cost-sharing amount if you get your drugs at an out-of-network pharmacy. Quantity limitation and restrictions may apply. In addition, you will likely have to pay the pharmacy's full charge for the drug and submit documentation to receive reimbursement from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan. For additional information on network pharmacies, please call Member Services at 1-877-241-2583, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Eastern time, Monday through Friday, with weekend hours Oct. 1 through Feb. 14. TTY users call 711. Certain services available 24/7 through our automated telephone response system. You may also write to: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, 600 E. Lafayette Blvd., Mail Code X521, Detroit, MI 48226.

The benefit information provided is a brief summary, not a complete description of benefits. For more information contact the plan. Benefits, formulary, pharmacy network, premium and or copayments/coinsurance may change on Jan. 1 of each year.

BCN Advantage HMO-POS

BCN Advantage HMO-POS is available in these counties: Alcona, Allegan, Antrim, Arenac, Barry, Bay, Branch, Calhoun, Clare, Cheboygan, Crawford, Clinton, Eaton, Gladwin, Genesee, Grand Traverse, Gratiot, Hillsdale, Huron, Ingham, Ionia, Iosco, Isabella, Jackson, Kalamazoo, Kalkaska, Kent, Lake, Lapeer, Livingston, Macomb, Manistee, Mason, Mecosta, Midland, Missaukee, Monroe, Montcalm, Montmorency, Muskegon, Newaygo, Oakland, Oceana, Ogemaw, Osceola, Oscoda, Otsego, Ottawa, Presque Isle, Roscommon, Saginaw, Sanilac, Shiawassee, St. Clair, Tuscola, Van Buren, Washtenaw, Wayne and Wexford. Premiums vary by county. You must continue to pay your Medicare Part B premium.

You must use plan providers except in emergency or urgent care situations or for out-of-area renal dialysis. If you obtain routine care from out-of-network providers, neither Medicare nor BCN Advantage will be responsible for the costs. Out-of-network services authorized by BCN Advantage will be covered. Our point-of-service benefit allows you to get care from providers not in our network under certain conditions. If you're traveling outside of Michigan, you're covered under our point-of-service BlueCard® benefit and can access out-of-network doctors, specialists or hospitals that participate with Blues plans. You may receive most plan-covered services at in-network out-of-pocket cost-sharing. You may need to pay higher cost-sharing for routine care from non-network providers.

If you are enrolled in BCN Advantage ClassicSM or PrestigeSM plans, you must use a network pharmacy to access your prescription drug benefit, except under non-routine circumstances when you cannot reasonably use a network pharmacy. Our pharmacy network includes the majority of chain pharmacies, mail order through Express Scripts® or Walgreens, as well as long-term care and home infusion pharmacies. For additional information on network pharmacies, call Customer Service at 1-800-450-3680, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., seven days a week. TTY users call 711. You may also write to: BCN Advantage, 2311 Green Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48105.

BCN Advantage HMO Local and MyChoice

BCN Advantage HMO Local is available only to residents of Wayne County. BCN Advantage HMO MyChoice is available only to residents of Kent, Muskegon and Oceana Counties. You must use specific network providers except in emergency or urgent care situations or for out-of-area renal dialysis. If you obtain routine care from out-of-network providers, neither Medicare nor BCN Advantage will be responsible for the costs. You must continue to pay your Medicare Part B premium. 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, premium and/or coinsurance may change on Jan. 1 of each year.

BCN Advantage HMO plan members must use a network pharmacy to access their prescription drug benefit, except under non-routine circumstances when they cannot reasonably use a network pharmacy. Our pharmacy network includes the majority of chain pharmacies, mail order through Express Scripts® or Walgreens, as well as long-term care and home infusion pharmacies. For more information call the Customer Service number on the back of your ID card from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday through Friday, with weekend hours October 1 through February 14. TTY users should call 711. Certain services are available 24/7 through our automated telephone response system. You may also write to: BCN Advantage, 2311 Green Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48105.

For full information on BCN Advantage benefits, current members should call our Customer Service department at 1-800-450-3680, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., seven days a week. TTY users call 711. Prospective members should call 1-888-563-3307. TTY users call 711. Hours are: 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Eastern time, Monday through Friday, Feb. 15 through Sept. 30; 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Eastern time, seven days a week, Oct. 1 to Feb. 14.

Benefits, formulary, pharmacy, network, premium and/or coinsurance may change on Jan. 1 of each year. Contact BCN Advantage for details.

For more information, contact BCN Advantage at 1-888-563-3307. TTY users call 711. Hours are: 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Eastern time, Monday through Friday, Feb. 15 through Sept. 30; 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Eastern time, with weekend hours Oct. 1 to Feb 14.

Enrollment

Medicare beneficiaries may enroll in Medicare Plus Blue PPO, BCN Advantage HMO-POS, BCN Advantage HMO or Prescription Blue PDP through the CMS Medicare Online Enrollment Center located at http://www.medicare.gov. BCBSM does not control Medicare's website and is not responsible for its content. You may only enroll in Medicare Plus Blue PPO or Prescription Blue PDP during specific times of the year. You may enroll in only one Part D plan at a time.

If you decide to have your Medicare Advantage premium withheld from your Social Security check or deducted from your checking or savings account, it may take up to three months for the automatic deduction to begin. If your premium amount is currently withheld from your Social Security check or deducted from your checking or savings account and you wish to receive a monthly bill instead, the change may also take up to three months to become effective. During this time, you will be responsible for paying your premium.

For more information, or to learn more about enrollment periods, please contact Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan at 1-888-563-3307. TTY users call 711. Hours are: 8 a.m. to 9p.m. Eastern time, Monday through Friday, with weekend hours Oct. 1 through Feb. 14. TTY users call 711.

LegacySM Medigap

Legacy Medigap offers access to any hospital, doctor or other health care provider in the U.S. or its territories that accepts Medicare assignment. The plan does not require members to use a specified provider network. Legacy Medigap is a Medigap health insurance policy administered by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan. Neither Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan nor agents authorized to sell Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan policies are connected with Medicare.