Align Connect (HMO C-SNP) By Align Senior Care

Align Connect (HMO C-SNP) H3274 003 0 is a 2023 Medicare Advantage Special Needs Plan plan by Align Senior Care. This plan from Align Senior Care works with Medicare to give you significant coverage beyond original Medicare. If you decide to sign up you still retain Original Medicare. But you will get additional Part A (Hospital Insurance) and Part B (Medical Insurance) coverage from Align Senior Care and not Original Medicare. All Medicare SNPs also provide Medicare additional Part-D drug coverage. Align Connect (HMO C-SNP) H3274-003 is a Chronic Condition SNP (C-SNP). A Chronic Condition SNP is for beneficiaries with the following severe or disabling chronic conditions: End-stage Renal Disease Requiring Dialysis . If you have Medicare and you develop certain severe or disabling conditions you can join a Medicare SNP designed to serve people with those conditions at any time.

2023 Medicare Special Needs Plan Details

Plan Name:Align Connect (HMO C-SNP)
Plan ID:H3274 003 0
Special Needs Type:Chronic or Disabling Condition
Provider:Align Senior Care
Plan Year:2023
Plan Type:Local HMO
Monthly Premium C+D:$0
Chronic Condition:End-stage Renal Disease Requiring Dialysis
Part C Premium:$0
Part D (Drug) Premium:$0
Part D Supplemental Premium$0
Total Part D Premium:$0
Drug Deductible:$505.00
Tiers with No Deductible:1
Benchmark:not below the regional benchmark
Type of Medicare Health Plan:Enhanced Alternative
Drug Benefit Type:Enhanced
Gap Coverage:No
Similar Plan: H3274-004

The Align Connect (HMO C-SNP) H3274-003 is available to residents to Medicare eligible seniors in California. All Medicare SNPs must provide Medicare additional prescription drug (Part-D) coverage. Align Connect (HMO C-SNP) is a Local HMO. With a health maintenance organization (HMO) you will be required to receive most of your health care from an in-network provider. Health maintenance organizations require that you select a primary care physician (PCP). Your PCP will serve as your personal doctor to provide all of your basic healthcare services. If you need special care for a physician specialist, your primary care physician will make the arrangements and tell you where you can go in the network. You will need your PCPs okay, called a referral. Without getting a referral or services received from out-of-network providers are not typically covered by the plan.

How much does Align Connect (HMO C-SNP) cost?

Part-C Premium

A monthly premium is the fee you pay to the plan in exchange for coverage. Align Senior Care charges a $0 Part-C premium. The Part C premium covers Medicare medical, hospital benefits and supplemental benefits if offered. You generally are also responsible for paying the Part B premium.

Part-D Deductible and Premium

An annual deductible is the amount you pay out-of-pocket for your prescription drugs before your plan begins to pay. Align Connect (HMO C-SNP) has a monthly drug premium of $0 and a $505.00 drug deductible. This Align Senior Care plan offers a $0 Part-D Basic Premium that is not below the regional benchmark. This covers the basic prescription benefit only and does not cover enhanced drug benefits such as medical benefits or hospital benefits. The Part D Supplemental Premium is $0. This Premium covers any enhanced plan benefits offered by Align Senior Care above and beyond the standard PDP benefits. This can include additional coverage in the gap, lower co-payments, and coverage of non-Part D drugs. The Part D Total Premium is $0. The Part D Total Premium is the addition of supplemental and basic premiums for some plans this amount can be lowered due to negative basic or supplemental premiums.

Align Senior Care Gap Coverage

In 2023 once you and your plan provider have spent $4660 on covered drugs. (Combined amount plus your deductible) You will be in the coverage gap. (AKA "donut hole") You will be required to pay 25% for prescription drugs unless your plan offers additional coverage. This Align Senior Care plan does not offer additional coverage through the gap.

H3274-003 Formulary and Drug Coverage

Align Connect (HMO C-SNP) formulary is divided into tiers or levels of coverage based on usage and according to the medication costs. Each tier will have a defined copay that you must pay to receive the drug. Drugs in lower tiers will usually cost less than those in higher tiers. By reviewing different Medicare Drug formularies, you can pick a Medicare Special Needs Plan that covers your medications. Additionally, you can choose a plan that has your drugs listed at a lower price.

Drug Tier Copay
Tier 1 NA $2
Tier 2 NA $15
Tier 3 NA $45
Tier 4 NA $95
Tier 5 NA 25%
The complete Align Connect (HMO C-SNP) H3274-003 Formulary
*Initial Coverage Phase and 30 day supply

2023 Summary of Benefits

The benefit information provided is a summary of what Align Connect (HMO C-SNP) covers and what you pay (such as copayments and coinsurance amounts) for certain common medical events. The Summary of Benefits from Align Senior Care helps get an idea of how much financial protection the plan is generally expected to provide for common health conditions. This section also contains information on coverage for in-network and out-of-network providers.

Wellness programs (e.g., fitness, nursing hotline)Not covered

Contact lenses

Vision$0 copay

Eyeglass frames

Vision$0 copay

Eyeglass lenses

Vision$0 copay

Eyeglasses (frames and lenses)

Vision$0 copay


VisionNot covered

Routine eye exam

Vision$0 copay


Vision$0 copay

TransportationNot covered
Skilled Nursing Facility$0 per day for days 1 through 20
$100 per day for days 21 through 100

Occupational therapy visit

Rehabilitation services$0 copay

Physical therapy and speech and language therapy visit

Rehabilitation services$0 copay


Preventive dental$0 copay

Dental x-ray(s)

Preventive dental$0 copay

Fluoride treatment

Preventive dentalNot covered

Oral exam

Preventive dental$0 copay

Preventive care$0 copay
Outpatient hospital coverage$75 copay or 20% coinsurance per visit
In-Network Other health plan deductibles?No
Optional supplemental benefitsNo

Inpatient hospital - psychiatric

Mental health services$195 per day for days 1 through 8
$0 per day for days 9 through 90

Outpatient group therapy visit

Mental health services$10 copay

Outpatient group therapy visit with a psychiatrist

Mental health services20% coinsurance

Outpatient individual therapy visit

Mental health services$20 copay

Outpatient individual therapy visit with a psychiatrist

Mental health services20% coinsurance


Medicare Part B drugs20% coinsurance

Other Part B drugs

Medicare Part B drugs20% coinsurance

Diabetes supplies

Medical equipment/supplies$0 copay

Durable medical equipment (e.g., wheelchairs, oxygen)

Medical equipment/supplies20% coinsurance per item

Prosthetics (e.g., braces, artificial limbs)

Medical equipment/supplies20% coinsurance per item

Maximum out-of-pocket enrollee responsibility (does not include prescription drugs)$3,500 In-network
Inpatient hospital coverage$150 per day for days 1 through 10
$0 per day for days 11 through 90


Hearing$0 copay

Hearing aids

Hearing$0 copay

Hearing exam

Hearing20% coinsurance

Health plan deductible$226 per year for in-network services.
Ground ambulance$125 copay

Foot exams and treatment

Foot care (podiatry services)20% coinsurance

Routine foot care

Foot care (podiatry services)$0 copay


Emergency care/Urgent care$90 copay per visit (always covered)

Urgent care

Emergency care/Urgent care$40 copay per visit (always covered)


Doctor visits$0 copay


Doctor visits$0 copay

Diagnostic radiology services (e.g., MRI)

Diagnostic procedures/lab services/imaging20% coinsurance

Diagnostic tests and procedures

Diagnostic procedures/lab services/imaging20% coinsurance

Lab services

Diagnostic procedures/lab services/imaging$0 copay

Outpatient x-rays

Diagnostic procedures/lab services/imaging$0 copay

Diagnostic services

Comprehensive dental$0 copay


Comprehensive dental$0 copay


Comprehensive dental$0 copay

Non-routine services

Comprehensive dental$0 copay


Comprehensive dental$0 copay

Prosthodontics, other oral/maxillofacial surgery, other services

Comprehensive dental$0 copay

Restorative services

Comprehensive dental$0 copay

In-Network Additional benefits and/or reduced cost-sharing for enrollees with certain health conditions?No

Coverage Area

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The availability of Medicare Special Need Plans will vary according to your region. This is why the Coverage Area matters in terms of Medicare eligibility. You will always be eligible for Original Medicare, but eligibility for Align Connect (HMO C-SNP) requires you to live in that plan’s service area. The service area is listed below:

Source: CMS.

Plans as of Oct 1, 2022.

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Notes: Data are subject to change. All contracts for 2023 have not been finalized. For 2023, enhanced alternative plans may offer additional cost sharing reductions in the gap on a sub-set of the formulary drugs, beyond the standard Part Part D benefit.

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