Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Plan Options Available In Georgia
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia offers many Medicare Insurance Plan options designed to fit the specific needs of each member. This page is being designed to provide you with detailed access and descriptions for many of the plans offered. Plan offerings are determined by each County so you will want to be sure to check and see if a particular plan is available in your specific zip code.
Medicare Supplement Insurance Plans
BCBS of Georgia offers some of the most competitive rates in the industry for Medicare Supplement Plans (also referred to as Medigap). All of these plans are standardized and must meet specific Federal guidelines. Standardized plans consist of plans A through N with the most popular plans being either Plan F or Plan N. In some cases you may qualify for a guarantee issue period, many times these plans are subject to an underwriting process. Click Here or Call our toll free number listed at the top of each page on this site to obtain specific pricing in your area.
Medicare Advantage Private Fee For Service Medicare Plans
This type of Medicare advantage plan offers Nationwide coverage with very limited restrictions. With a Fee For Service plan there is no Network. You can use any Doctor or provider who accepts the terms and conditions and agrees to bill the plan directly.These plans seem to be very popular among those who live in a rural area and there are plans available with or without Part D included depending on your needs. Blue Cross Blue Shield PFFS plans are offered in select Counties.
Medicare Advantage Preferred Provider Organization (PPO)
A PPO plan is a network based plan that allows you the option to use any Doctor or provider. In many cases you may be responsible for a higher co-pay if you use non-network providers. This is a great option for most. PPO plans give you a great flexibility with the opportunity for additional savings by using in-network providers. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia has one of the most extensive networks in the industry.
Medicare Advantage Health Maintenance Organization (HMO)
An HMO plan is a great plan for those who like to stay close to home. These plans require members to use in network providers only Except In An Emergency. In most cases you will find that this type of plan offer lower co-pays and extra benefits. BCBS of Georgia is a trusted carrier and has a very extensive network. You will want to check the availability of providers in your area before considering this type of plan.
Prescription Drug Plans (Part D)
If you choose to enroll in a Medicare Supplement Plan or an Advantage Plan that does not include prescription drug coverage (Medicare Part D) then you will probably need to purchase this coverage separately.