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Humana Group Medicare Retiree Solutions for Metro New York

February 25, 2019

By Ron Abrahall, RN

Humana® Group Medicare Advantage plans combine the benefits of Original Medicare and any additional

Ron Abrahall, RN, Humana Labor Relations

coverage to supplement what Medicare does not cover in a single plan that Humana® underwrites and administers. For many Union funds, employers and members, Humana® Medicare Advantage plans provide more efficient coverage compared to Original Medicare and a secondary Medicare supplement plan, typically providing savings.

Humana is dedicated to people with Medicare.  In 2018 covering nearly 8.6 million Medicare Advantage and Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Plan members nationwide, including Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia.  Even when traveling outside of the United States, Humana® has you covered. (1)

In fact, Humana® has been recognized by Newsweek as the #1 Best in Customer Service among health insurance companies in the magazine’s new “America’s Best Customer Service 2019” rankings.(2)

With Humana®, retirees get help covering doctor visits, prescriptions, outpatient care, and admissions to a hospital or nursing facility.  Medicare Advantage Group Plans can offer Medicare Advantage only, stand-alone Medicare Part D prescription drug coverage or offer a plan that combines both into MAPD (Medicare Advantage Prescriptions Drug) plan.

It’s like Medicare Parts A, B & D plus additional coverage to supplement what Original Medicare does not cover combined in one; benefits plus efficiency.

Snow Bird retirees’ can take advantage of Humana®’s extensive network of participating providers throughout the United States or see any doctor that takes Medicare, billing Humana directly, depending on the plan selected.

Humana® Group Medicare products strive to achieve benefits preservation, care management, satisfaction, wellness and cost savings and control.

We offer competitive premiums on stand-alone Part D prescription drug coverage and offer several options tailored to the needs of retirees. Additionally, retirees get services that may help them save money, like personalized guidance in SmartSummary Rx® and the convenience of Humana Pharmacy®, a mail-delivery pharmacy. Most plans include SilverSneakers gym memberships, Go365® wellness program, care management programs and HumanaFirst® Nurse advice line 24 hours a day.

Humana® is “committed to helping our millions of medical and specialty members achieve their best health. Our successful history in care delivery and health-plan administration is helping us create a new kind of integrated care with the power to improve health and well-being and lower costs.” (3)

The Humana® Labor Relations Team is comprised of specialists dedicated to Labor and the needs of retirees.

Please call 1-888-666-0710 for a Group Medicare Sales Agent or visit www.humana.com/groupmedicare for more information.

(1)February 2019 Humana Annual Earnings Release

(2)https://www.newsweek.com/americas-best-customer-service-2019/services-insurance

(3) December 2017 Humana Annual Earnings Release

Humana is a Medicare Advantage [HMO, PPO and PFFS] organization [and a stand-alone prescription drug plan] with a Medicare contract.  [Humana is also a Cooridnated Care plan with a Medicare contract and a contract with the [state] Medicaid program.] Enrollment in any Humana plan depends on contract renewal.

It is important that we treat you fairly. Discrimination is against the law. Humana Inc. and its subsidiaries do not discriminate or exclude people because of their race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. Humana complies with all Federal and State Civil Rights laws.

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February 25, 2019

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