C and O Employees' Hospital Association

 

 

 

***See 2018 materials below

 

ATTENTION C AND O EMPLOYEES’ HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION MEDICARE MEMBERSHIP WITH PART D PRESCRIPTION DRUG COVERAGE (PLAN SEVEN)

SEPTEMBER 25, 2017

Effective January 1, 2018, we have contracted with Navitus MedicareRx to administer your Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Plan. Soon you will be receiving the following information from Navitus MedicareRx:

  1. First Mailing: Letter notifying you of the change in Medicare Part D Prescription Plans and a 2018 Summary of Benefits
  2. Second Mailing: Welcome Letter
  3. Third Mailing: Pair of new ID cards (to be used starting January 1, 2018)
  4. Fourth Mailing: Welcome Packet containing 2018 Evidence of Coverage, Pharmacy Directory and Formulary

You will also receive a letter confirming your disenrollment from the C and O Employees’ Hospital Association Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Plan, which will remove you from this Plan after December 31, 2017.

NO ACTION ON YOUR PART IS REQUIRED TO CONTINUE THIS ENROLLMENT UNDER THE NAVITUS MEDICARERX PART D PRESCRIPTION DRUG PLAN. YOU WILL AUTOMATICALLY BE ENROLLED.

PLEASE BE ADVISED YOUR MEMBERSHIP IN THE C AND O EMPLOYEES’ HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION IS STILL INTACT. YOUR MONTHLY PREMIUMS WILL CONTINUE TO BE PAID TO THE C AND O EMPLOYEES’ HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION FOR YOUR MEDICARE SUPPLEMENTAL AND PART D PRESCRIPTION DRUG COVERAGE.

If you don’t want to be enrolled in the Navitus MedicareRx Part D Prescription Drug Plan, please contact us during your Open Enrollment Period of October 30 through November 13, 2017. Due to the change in your Part D Plan, you are granted a two-month Special Enrollment Period during which you may select other Medicare Part D coverage. However, if you have not had prescription drug coverage that is at least as good as Medicare’s drug coverage for 63 days or more, you will be required to pay a lifetime Part D late enrollment penalty. Please keep in mind that if you wish to opt out of this new drug plan, you are still eligible for coverage under the C and O Employees’ Hospital Association for your Medicare Supplemental Parts A and B (hospital and medical) coverage under Plan Ten.

Here are some important things to remember:

Continue to use your current COEHA Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Card through December 31, 2017. Your new Part D Plan does not start until January 1, 2018.
Your premium, deductible and copayments will remain the same.
Once you receive the Navitus MedicareRx Welcome Packet, you should review the formulary to confirm coverage of your medication.

Navitus MedicareRx Plan was awarded a five out of five "Overall Star Rating" by Medicare for Plan Year 2017. We already have a great partnership with Navitus Health Solutions under our current Medicare Part D Prescription Plan and we look forward to our continuing partnership.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to give us a call at 1-800-679-9135 or locally at 862-5728. Thank you for your membership and support of the C and O Employees’ Hospital Association.

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2018 Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Materials:

CY2018_COE_EOC_Final_V01.docx

CY2018_COE_Summary_Benefits_Final_V01.docx

 

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http://www.cms.hhs.gov/home/medicare.asp