UnitedHealthcare Dual Complete Choice (PPO D-SNP) By UnitedHealthcare



UnitedHealthcare Dual Complete Choice (PPO D-SNP) H0271 016 0 is a 2023 Medicare Advantage Special Needs Plan plan by UnitedHealthcare. This plan from UnitedHealthcare 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 UnitedHealthcare and not Original Medicare. All Medicare SNPs also provide Medicare additional Part-D drug coverage. UnitedHealthcare Dual Complete Choice (PPO D-SNP) H0271-016 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:UnitedHealthcare Dual Complete Choice (PPO D-SNP)
Plan ID:H0271 016 0
Special Needs Type:Dual-Eligible
Provider:UnitedHealthcare
Plan Year:2023
Plan Type:Local PPO
Monthly Premium C+D:$37.80
Part C Premium:$0
Part D (Drug) Premium:$37.80
Part D Supplemental Premium$0
Total Part D Premium:$37.80
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: H0271-020


The UnitedHealthcare Dual Complete Choice (PPO D-SNP) H0271-016 is available to residents to Medicare eligible seniors in South Carolina. All Medicare SNPs must provide Medicare additional prescription drug (Part-D) coverage. UnitedHealthcare Dual Complete Choice (PPO D-SNP) 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.



How much does UnitedHealthcare Dual Complete Choice (PPO D-SNP) cost?


Part-C Premium

A monthly premium is the fee you pay to the plan in exchange for coverage. UnitedHealthcare 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. UnitedHealthcare Dual Complete Choice (PPO D-SNP) has a monthly drug premium of $37.80 and a $505.00 drug deductible. This UnitedHealthcare plan offers a $37.80 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 UnitedHealthcare 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 $37.80. 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.


UnitedHealthcare 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 UnitedHealthcare 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 UnitedHealthcare Dual Complete Choice (PPO D-SNP) medicare insurance offers a $0 premium obligation if you receive a full low-income subsidy (LIS) assistance. And the payment is $9.40 for 75% low-income subsidy $18.90 for 50% and $28.30 for 25%.


Full Assistance Premium:$0
75% Assistance Premium:$9.40
50% Assistance Premium:$18.90
25% Assistance Premium:$28.30


H0271-016 Formulary and Drug Coverage

UnitedHealthcare Dual Complete Choice (PPO 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
Tier 2 NA $0
Tier 3 NA $0
Tier 4 NA $0
Tier 5 NA $0
The complete UnitedHealthcare Dual Complete Choice (PPO D-SNP) H0271-016 Formulary
*Initial Coverage Phase and 30 day supply





2023 Summary of Benefits

The benefit information provided is a summary of what UnitedHealthcare Dual Complete Choice (PPO D-SNP) covers and what you pay (such as copayments and coinsurance amounts) for certain common medical events. The Summary of Benefits from UnitedHealthcare 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


In-Network Vision$0 copay
Out-of-Network Vision$0 copay



Eyeglass frames


VisionNot covered



Eyeglass lenses


VisionNot covered



Eyeglasses (frames and lenses)


In-Network Vision$0 copay
Out-of-Network Vision$0 copay



Other


VisionNot covered



Routine eye exam


Out-of-Network Vision20% coinsurance
In-Network Vision$0 copay



Upgrades


VisionNot covered




Out-of-Network Transportation75% coinsurance
In-Network Transportation$0 copay
In-Network Skilled Nursing Facility$0 copay
Out-of-Network Skilled Nursing Facility20% per stay



Occupational therapy visit


In-Network Rehabilitation services$0 copay
Out-of-Network Rehabilitation services20% coinsurance



Physical therapy and speech and language therapy visit


Out-of-Network Rehabilitation services20% coinsurance
In-Network Rehabilitation services$0 copay



Cleaning


In-Network Preventive dental$0 copay
Out-of-Network Preventive dental$0 copay



Dental x-ray(s)


Out-of-Network Preventive dental$0 copay
In-Network Preventive dental$0 copay



Fluoride treatment


In-Network Preventive dental$0 copay
Out-of-Network Preventive dental$0 copay



Oral exam


Out-of-Network Preventive dental$0 copay
In-Network Preventive dental$0 copay




In-Network Preventive care$0 copay
Out-of-Network Preventive care0-20% coinsurance
Out-of-Network Outpatient hospital coverage0-20% coinsurance per visit
In-Network Outpatient hospital coverage$0 copay
In-Network Other health plan deductibles?No
Optional supplemental benefitsNo



Inpatient hospital - psychiatric


In-Network Mental health services$0 copay
Out-of-Network Mental health services20% per stay



Outpatient group therapy visit


In-Network Mental health services$0 copay
Out-of-Network Mental health services$0 copay



Outpatient group therapy visit with a psychiatrist


In-Network Mental health services$0 copay
Out-of-Network Mental health services$0 copay



Outpatient individual therapy visit


In-Network Mental health services$0 copay
Out-of-Network Mental health services$0 copay



Outpatient individual therapy visit with a psychiatrist


Out-of-Network Mental health services$0 copay
In-Network Mental health services$0 copay



Chemotherapy


In-Network Medicare Part B drugs$0 copay
Out-of-Network Medicare Part B drugs0-20% coinsurance



Other Part B drugs


Out-of-Network Medicare Part B drugs0-20% coinsurance
In-Network Medicare Part B drugs$0 copay



Diabetes supplies


Out-of-Network Medical equipment/supplies20% coinsurance per item
In-Network Medical equipment/supplies$0 copay



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


In-Network Medical equipment/supplies$0 copay
Out-of-Network Medical equipment/supplies20% coinsurance per item



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


In-Network Medical equipment/supplies$0 copay
Out-of-Network Medical equipment/supplies20% coinsurance per item




Maximum out-of-pocket enrollee responsibility (does not include prescription drugs)$8,300 In and Out-of-network
$8,300 In-network
In-Network Inpatient hospital coverage$0 copay
Out-of-Network Inpatient hospital coverage20% per stay



Fitting/evaluation


HearingNot covered



Hearing aids


Out-of-Network Hearing$0 copay
In-Network Hearing$0 copay



Hearing exam


Out-of-Network Hearing20% coinsurance
In-Network Hearing$0 copay




Health plan deductible$0
In-Network Ground ambulance$0 copay
Out-of-Network Ground ambulance20% coinsurance



Foot exams and treatment


Out-of-Network Foot care (podiatry services)20% coinsurance
In-Network Foot care (podiatry services)$0 copay



Routine foot care


Out-of-Network Foot care (podiatry services)$0 copay
In-Network Foot care (podiatry services)$0 copay



Emergency


Emergency care/Urgent care$0 copay



Urgent care


Emergency care/Urgent care$0 copay



Primary


Out-of-Network Doctor visits20% coinsurance per visit
In-Network Doctor visits$0 copay



Specialist


In-Network Doctor visits$0 copay
Out-of-Network Doctor visits20% coinsurance per visit



Diagnostic radiology services (e.g., MRI)


In-Network Diagnostic procedures/lab services/imaging$0 copay
Out-of-Network Diagnostic procedures/lab services/imaging0-20% coinsurance



Diagnostic tests and procedures


In-Network Diagnostic procedures/lab services/imaging$0 copay
Out-of-Network Diagnostic procedures/lab services/imaging20% coinsurance



Lab services


In-Network Diagnostic procedures/lab services/imaging$0 copay
Out-of-Network Diagnostic procedures/lab services/imaging$0 copay



Outpatient x-rays


Out-of-Network Diagnostic procedures/lab services/imaging20% coinsurance
In-Network Diagnostic procedures/lab services/imaging$0 copay



Diagnostic services


In-Network Comprehensive dental$0 copay
Out-of-Network Comprehensive dental$0 copay



Endodontics


In-Network Comprehensive dental$0 copay
Out-of-Network Comprehensive dental$0 copay



Extractions


In-Network Comprehensive dental$0 copay
Out-of-Network Comprehensive dental$0 copay



Non-routine services


In-Network Comprehensive dental$0 copay
Out-of-Network Comprehensive dental$0 copay



Periodontics


Out-of-Network Comprehensive dental$0 copay
In-Network Comprehensive dental$0 copay



Prosthodontics, other oral/maxillofacial surgery, other services


In-Network Comprehensive dental$0 copay
Out-of-Network Comprehensive dental$0 copay



Restorative services


In-Network Comprehensive dental$0 copay
Out-of-Network Comprehensive dental$0 copay




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




CMS Star Ratings


Is UnitedHealthcare Dual Complete Choice (PPO D-SNP) a good plan? UnitedHealthcare Dual Complete Choice (PPO D-SNP) received 4 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 UnitedHealthcare Dual Complete Choice (PPO 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 H0271-016 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 UnitedHealthcare

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 UnitedHealthcare Dual Complete Choice (PPO 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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