Mercy Care Advantage (HMO D-SNP) By Mercy Care Advantage



Mercy Care Advantage (HMO D-SNP) H5580 001 0 is a 2023 Medicare Advantage Special Needs Plan plan by Mercy Care Advantage. This plan from Mercy Care Advantage 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 Mercy Care Advantage and not Original Medicare. All Medicare SNPs also provide Medicare additional Part-D drug coverage. Mercy Care Advantage (HMO D-SNP) H5580-001 is a Dual Eligible Special Needs Plan (D-SNP). A Dual Eligible SNP is for beneficiaries who are eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid. If you have Medicare and get help from Medicaid you can join any Medicare SNP you qualify for or switch plans at any time.







2023 Medicare Special Needs Plan Details

Plan Name:Mercy Care Advantage (HMO D-SNP)
Plan ID:H5580 001 0
Special Needs Type:Dual-Eligible
Provider:Mercy Care Advantage
Plan Year:2023
Plan Type:Local HMO
Monthly Premium C+D:$42.60
Part C Premium:$0
Part D (Drug) Premium:$42.60
Part D Supplemental Premium$0
Total Part D Premium:$42.60
Drug Deductible:$505.00
Tiers with No Deductible:0
Benchmark:below the regional benchmark
Type of Medicare Health Plan:Defined Standard Benefit
Drug Benefit Type:Basic
Gap Coverage:No
Similar Plan: H5580-004


The Mercy Care Advantage (HMO D-SNP) H5580-001 is available to residents to Medicare eligible seniors in Arizona. All Medicare SNPs must provide Medicare additional prescription drug (Part-D) coverage. Mercy Care Advantage (HMO D-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 Mercy Care Advantage (HMO D-SNP) cost?


Part-C Premium

A monthly premium is the fee you pay to the plan in exchange for coverage. Mercy Care Advantage 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. Mercy Care Advantage (HMO D-SNP) has a monthly drug premium of $42.60 and a $505.00 drug deductible. This Mercy Care Advantage plan offers a $42.60 Part-D Basic Premium that is 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 Mercy Care Advantage 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 $42.60. 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.


Mercy Care Advantage 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 Mercy Care Advantage plan does not offer additional coverage through the gap.


Extra Help Premium Assistance

The Low Income Subsidy (LIS) Extra Helps people with Medicare pay for prescription drugs and lowers the costs of Medicare prescription drug coverage. Income limits are based on the Federal Poverty Level (FPL), which changes every year in February or March. The 2022 income limit is $1,719 ($2,309 for couples) per month. Depending on your income level you may be eligible for a full 75%, 50%, 25% premium assistance. The Mercy Care Advantage (HMO D-SNP) medicare insurance offers a $0 premium obligation if you receive a full low-income subsidy (LIS) assistance. And the payment is $10.60 for 75% low-income subsidy $21.30 for 50% and $31.90 for 25%.


Full Assistance Premium:$0
75% Assistance Premium:$10.60
50% Assistance Premium:$21.30
25% Assistance Premium:$31.90


H5580-001 Formulary and Drug Coverage

Mercy Care Advantage (HMO D-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
Preferred
Pharmacy
Copay
Nonpreferred
Pharmacy
Tier 1 NA $0
The complete Mercy Care Advantage (HMO D-SNP) H5580-001 Formulary
*Initial Coverage Phase and 30 day supply





2023 Summary of Benefits

The benefit information provided is a summary of what Mercy Care Advantage (HMO D-SNP) covers and what you pay (such as copayments and coinsurance amounts) for certain common medical events. The Summary of Benefits from Mercy Care Advantage 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)Covered



Contact lenses


Vision$0 copay



Eyeglass frames


VisionNot covered



Eyeglass lenses


VisionNot covered



Eyeglasses (frames and lenses)


Vision$0 copay



Other


VisionNot covered



Routine eye exam


Vision$0 copay



Upgrades


VisionNot covered




Transportation$0 copay
Skilled Nursing Facility$0 copay



Occupational therapy visit


Rehabilitation services$0 copay



Physical therapy and speech and language therapy visit


Rehabilitation services$0 copay



Cleaning


Preventive dental$0 copay



Dental x-ray(s)


Preventive dental$0 copay



Fluoride treatment


Preventive dental$0 copay



Oral exam


Preventive dental$0 copay




Preventive care$0 copay
Outpatient hospital coverage$0 copay
In-Network Other health plan deductibles?No
Optional supplemental benefitsNo



Inpatient hospital - psychiatric


Mental health services$0 copay



Outpatient group therapy visit


Mental health services$0 copay



Outpatient group therapy visit with a psychiatrist


Mental health services$0 copay



Outpatient individual therapy visit


Mental health services$0 copay



Outpatient individual therapy visit with a psychiatrist


Mental health services$0 copay



Chemotherapy


Medicare Part B drugs$0 copay



Other Part B drugs


Medicare Part B drugs$0 copay



Diabetes supplies


Medical equipment/supplies$0 copay



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


Medical equipment/supplies$0 copay



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


Medical equipment/supplies$0 copay




Maximum out-of-pocket enrollee responsibility (does not include prescription drugs)$8,300 In-network
Inpatient hospital coverage$0 copay



Fitting/evaluation


Hearing$0 copay



Hearing aids


Hearing$0 copay



Hearing exam


Hearing$0 copay




Health plan deductible$0
Ground ambulance$0 copay



Foot exams and treatment


Foot care (podiatry services)$0 copay



Routine foot care


Foot care (podiatry services)$0 copay



Emergency


Emergency care/Urgent care$0 copay



Urgent care


Emergency care/Urgent care$0 copay



Primary


Doctor visits$0 copay



Specialist


Doctor visits$0 copay



Diagnostic radiology services (e.g., MRI)


Diagnostic procedures/lab services/imaging$0 copay



Diagnostic tests and procedures


Diagnostic procedures/lab services/imaging$0 copay



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



Endodontics


Comprehensive dental$0 copay



Extractions


Comprehensive dental$0 copay



Non-routine services


Comprehensive dental$0 copay



Periodontics


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




CMS Star Ratings


Is Mercy Care Advantage (HMO D-SNP) a good plan? Mercy Care Advantage (HMO D-SNP) received 3 overall star rating from the CMS. The CMS uses a Star Rating System to measure how well Medicare Special Needs Plans perform. Plans are rated on a one-to-five scale, with one star representing poor performance and five stars representing excellent performance. Medicare Advantage with prescription drug (Part D) coverage (MA-PD) contracts are rated on up to 38 unique quality and performance measures. You can use the CMS star rating to compare Mercy Care Advantage (HMO D-SNP) performance among several different plans.

2022 Overall Rating
Part C Summary Rating
Part-D Summary Rating
Staying Healthy: Screenings, Tests, Vaccines
Managing Chronic (Long Term) Conditions
Member Experience with Health Plan
Complaints and Changes in Plans Performance
Health Plan Customer Service
Drug Plan Customer Service
Complaints and Changes in the Drug Plan
Member Experience with the Drug Plan
Drug Safety and Accuracy of Drug Pricing


Staying Healthy, Screening, Testing, & Vaccines

Total Preventative Rating
Breast Cancer Screening
Colorectal Cancer Screening
Annual Flu Vaccine
Monitoring Physical Activity


Managing Chronic And Long Term Care for Older Adults

Total Rating
SNP Care Management
Medication Review
Pain Assessment
Osteoporosis Management
Diabetes Care - Eye Exam
Diabetes Care - Kidney Disease
Diabetes Care - Blood Sugar
Controlling Blood Pressure
Reducing Risk of Falling
Improving Bladder Control
Medication Reconciliation
Statin Therapy


Member Experience with H5580-001 Health Plan

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


Member Complaints and Changes in Plans Performance

Total Rating
Complaints about Health Plan
Members Leaving the Plan
Health Plan Quality Improvement


Health Plan Customer Service Rating for Mercy Care Advantage

Total Customer Service Rating
Timely Decisions About Appeals
Reviewing Appeals Decisions
Call Center, TTY, Foreign Language


Drug Plan Customer Service Ratings

Total Rating
Call Center, TTY, Foreign Language


Ratings For Member Complaints and Changes in the Drug Plans Performance

Total Rating
Complaints about the Drug Plan
Members Choosing to Leave the Plan
Drug Plan Quality Improvement


Member Experience with the Drug Plan

Total Rating
Rating of Drug Plan
Getting Needed Prescription Drugs


Drug Safety and Accuracy of Drug Pricing

Total Rating
MPF Price Accuracy
Drug Adherence for Diabetes Medications
Drug Adherence for Hypertension (RAS antagonists)
Drug Adherence for Cholesterol (Statins)
MTM Program Completion Rate for CMR
Statin with Diabetes


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 Mercy Care Advantage (HMO D-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.

Includes 2023 approved contracts/plans. Employer sponsored 800 series plans and plans under sanction are excluded.

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