2014 Secure Blue (PPO) H1302-004 By Blue Cross of Idaho

Secure Blue (PPO) By Blue Cross of Idaho



Secure Blue (PPO) is a 2014 Medicare Advantage ("Part C" or "MA Plan") plan by Blue Cross of Idaho. This plan from Blue Cross of Idaho works with Medicare to give you significant coverage beyond Part A and Part B benefits. If you decide to sign up for Secure Blue (PPO) you still retain Original Medicare. But you will get additional Medicare Part A (Hospital Insurance) and Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance) coverage from Blue Cross of Idaho and not Original Medicare. With Medicare Advantage plans your always covered for urgently needed and emergency care and you receive all of the benefits of Original Medicare from this plan except hospice care. Original Medicare still provides you with hospice care even if you sign up for a Medicare Advantage Plan.



2014 Medicare Advantage Plan Details

Plan Name:
Secure Blue (PPO)
Plan ID:
H1302-004
Provider: Blue Cross of Idaho
Plan Year:2014
Plan Type: Local PPO *
Monthly Premium C+D: $42.00
MOOP: $3,400


Coverage Area for Secure Blue (PPO)

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The Secure Blue (PPO) H1302-004 is available to residents in Idaho, and has a in-network Maximum Out-of-Pocket limit of $3,400 MOOP. This means that if you get sick or need a high cost procedure your co-pays are capped. If you enroll in Secure Blue (PPO) plan you will stop paying co-pays for the rest of the year once you pay out of pocket $3,400 This is a very nice safety net. This plan does not provide additional Medicare prescription drug (Part-D) coverage.

Secure Blue (PPO) is a Local PPO *. A preferred provider organization (PPO) is a medicare plan that has created contracts with a network of "preferred" providers for you to choose from at reduced rates. You do not need to select a primary care physician and you do not need referrals to see other providers in the network. Offering you a little more flexibility overall. You can get medical attention from a provider outside of the network but you will have to pay the difference between the out-of-network bill and the PPOs discounted rate.



Ratings for Secure Blue (PPO) H1302

2014 Overall Rating
Part C Summary Rating
Total Experience Rating
Complaints, Improvements
Total Customer Service Rating
Total Preventative Rating
Chronic And Long Term Care


Member Experience Rating for Secure Blue (PPO)

Total Experience Rating
Getting Needed Care
Timely Care and Appointments
Customer Service
Health Care Quality
Rating of Health Plan
Care Coordination


Member Complaints, Problems Getting Service and Improvements in Health Plans

Total Rating
Members Leaving the Plan
Complaints about Health Plan
Access to Service
Performance Problems
Health Plan Quality Improvement


Customer Service Rating for Secure Blue (PPO)

Total Customer Service Rating
Timely Decisions About Appeals
Reviewing Appeals Decisions
Call Center


Staying Healthy, Screening, Testing, & Vaccines

Total Preventative Rating
Breast Cancer Screening
Colorectal Cancel Screening
Cardiovascular Screening
Diabetes Care
Glaucoma Testing
Annual Flu Vaccine
Improving Physical
Improving Mental Health
Monitoring Physical Activity
Adult BMI Assessment


Ratings For Managing Chronic And Long Term Care

Total Rating
Medication Review
Functional Status Assessment
Pain Screening
Osteoporosis Management
Diabetes Care - Eye Exam
Diabetes Care - Kidney Disease
Diabetes Care - Blood Sugar
Diabetes Care - Cholesterol
Controlling Blood Pressure
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Improving Bladder Control
Reducing Risk of Falling
Plan - Cause Readmissions


Source: CMS.
Plans as of September 3, 2013.
Star Rating as of September 27, 2013.
For More Information on Ratings Please See the CMS Tech Notes Here.
Plans are subject to change as contracts are finalized.
Includes 2014 approved contracts/plans. Employer sponsored 800 series plans and plans under sanction are excluded.