AvMed Medicare Plans
Based out of Florida, AvMed Health Plans has been servicing for more than 35 years. Today it services a membership of over 270,000. AvMed has been contracted with the government to provide Medicare coverage since 1982.
The AvMed Medicare Preferred HMO is part of the Medicare Advantage program offering the freedom and flexibility you want. Some features include choosing your own primary care physician with no authorization needed, $0 monthly plan premiums, and no or low copays. The plan also includes the SilverSneakers Fitness Program which gives you free access to fitness centers and exercise while also providing you with worldwide emergency health.
The plan has formed a network of doctors, specialists, and hospitals which only allows you to use those in the network. Covering both Part B and Part D prescription drugs, the Medicare Preferred HMO uses a formulary which is a list of drugs covered by your plan to meet your needs.
Some outpatient prescription drugs may be covered with medicare Part B. These drugs include: some antigens, osteoporosis drugs, erythropoietin, hemophilia clotting factors, injectable drugs, immunosuppressive drugs, some oral cancer drugs, oral anti-nausea drugs, and inhalation and infusion drugs.
You can join the AvMed Medicare Advantage Plan if you are entitled in Medicare Part B and live in the provider's service area. However, if you have End Stage Renal Disease you will generally not be enrolled.