UnitedHealthcare's 2020 Medicare Plans Offer More Ways to Help People Stay Healthy and Save Money
UnitedHealthcare® today introduced its 2020 Medicare Advantage and prescription drug plans, providing people more value for their Medicare dollar. Serving more than 12 million Medicare beneficiaries, UnitedHealthcare's Medicare plans offer programs that help people stay active, improve health and navigate complex care needs - often for no additional out-of-pocket cost.
"In 2020, we will provide enhanced benefits and services that deliver on people's expectations for plans that offer convenient care and support, a customized wellness experience and predictable, affordable costs," said Tim Noel, CEO of UnitedHealthcare Medicare & Retirement. "We are privileged to serve our members through a variety of plan choices, the nation's largest health care network, stable and reduced premiums and personalized service to support people in their individual health."
Medicare Advantage Plans
UnitedHealthcare is also collaborating with Walgreens to introduce the new AARP® Medicare Advantage Walgreens plans from UnitedHealthcare. Designed to deliver lower prescription drug costs and convenient access to medications, many of the plans will feature $0 premiums and $0 copays on primary care visits, preventive care and tier 1 prescription drugs. The plans will offer access to lower cost drugs exclusively through Walgreens, the plan's preferred retail pharmacy.
"We serve the health and well-being needs of more Medicare beneficiaries than any other company - and in 2020, we will expand our offerings to provide even more people access to our plans, designed with their unique and varied preferences in mind," said Steve Warner, senior vice president of Medicare Advantage, UnitedHealthcare Medicare & Retirement. "People choose our plans because they provide a more comprehensive, convenient and dependable experience, offering members more for their Medicare dollar."
Convenient Care and Support
Customized Wellness Experience
Predictable, Affordable Cost
More Plan Choices to Meet Different Needs
The only company to offer Medicare plans with the AARP name, UnitedHealthcare serves one in five people in the Medicare program through its portfolio of plansv.
This includes more than 4.5 million through its Medicare Supplement plans. In January 2020, people with UnitedHealthcare Medicare Supplement plans in 35 states will have access to At Your Best by UnitedHealthcare™. Offered at no additional cost to insured members, the newly expanded discounts and services include a hearing program, 24/7 nurse line and Renew Active™ by UnitedHealthcare, which offers access to an extensive network of participating gyms and fitness locations.vi
UnitedHealthcare also serves more than 4 million people through its stand-alone Part D prescription drug plans, including the low-premium AARP® MedicareRx Walgreens (PDP) plan from UnitedHealthcare, which offers $0 tier 1 copays at more than 9,500 Walgreens and Duane Reade locations.
People can make changes to their Medicare coverage during Medicare Annual Enrollment, which runs Oct. 15 to Dec. 7.
For more information on UnitedHealthcare's Medicare plans, visit UHCMedicareHealthPlans.com.
UnitedHealthcare is dedicated to helping people live healthier lives and making the health system work better for everyone by simplifying the health care experience, meeting consumer health and wellness needs, and sustaining trusted relationships with care providers. In the United States, UnitedHealthcare offers the full spectrum of health benefit programs for individuals, employers, and Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries, and contracts directly with more than 1.2 million physicians and care professionals, and 6,500 hospitals and other care facilities nationwide. The company also provides health benefits and delivers care to people through owned and operated health care facilities in South America. UnitedHealthcare is one of the businesses of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), a diversified health care company. For more information, visit UnitedHealthcare at www.uhc.com or follow @UHC on Twitter (News - Alert).
Plans are insured through UnitedHealthcare Insurance Company or one of its affiliated companies. For Medicare Advantage and Prescription Drug Plans: A Medicare Advantage organization with a Medicare contract and a Medicare-approved Part D sponsor. Enrollment in these plans depends on the plan's contract renewal with Medicare. UnitedHealthcare Insurance Company pays royalty fees to AARP for the use of its intellectual property. These fees are used for the general purposes of AARP. You do not need to be an AARP member to enroll in a Medicare Advantage or Prescription Drug Plan. AARP and its affiliates are not insurers. AARP encourages you to consider your needs when selecting products and does not make specific product recommendations for individuals. United contracts directly with Walgreens for this plan; AARP and its affiliates are not parties to that contractual relationship. Other pharmacies/providers are available in our network.
Benefits and features vary by plan and may not be available in all plans/areas. Limitations and exclusions apply.
Network size varies by market and exclusions may apply.
Members may use any pharmacy in the network but may not receive preferred retail pharmacy pricing.
AARP® Medicare Advantage Walgreens plans' pharmacy network includes limited lower-cost pharmacies in rural ID, MO, OK, TX and suburban CA (News - Alert). The lower costs advertised in our plan materials for these pharmacies may not be available at the pharmacy you use. For up-to-date information about our network pharmacies, including whether there are any lower-cost preferred pharmacies in your area, please call us or consult the online pharmacy directory using the contact information that appears on the booklet cover.
Participation in the Renew Active™ program is voluntary. Consult your doctor prior to beginning an exercise program or making changes to your lifestyle or health care routine. Renew Active includes standard fitness membership. Equipment, classes, personalized fitness plans, and events may vary by location. Certain services, classes and events are provided by affiliates of UnitedHealthcare Insurance Company or other third parties not affiliated with UnitedHealthcare. Participation in AARP® Staying Sharp and the Fitbit® Community for Renew Active is subject to your acceptance of their respective terms and policies. UnitedHealthcare is not responsible for the services or information provided by third parties. The information provided through these services is for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for the advice of a doctor. The Renew Active program varies by plan/area.
i Refers to UnitedHealthcare's standard Medicare Advantage plans (i.e., non-special needs plans).
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