Blue MedicareRx Enhanced Prescription Drug Plan for Arizona Seniors
|Overall Plan Rating:|
|Coverage Limit (ICL):||$2,850.00|
|Pharmacy Mail Order:||Yes|
|Gap Coverage:||No Gap Coverage|
|Low Income Subsidy:||No|
|PDP ID No:||S6506-002|
|Approved by CMS for:||AZ Residents|
|Rx Plan Type:||Regional|
2014 Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Overview
Blue MedicareRx Enhanced is an approved 2014 Medicare Part D Plan for Arizona seniors.
The annual premium is $729.60 ($60.80 monthly), and it has a $0.00 annual deductible. With a zero dollar deductible you have first dollar coverage. Many plans have a policy deductible that must be paid in full prior to receiving prescription coverage assistance.
The formulary ID for this Blue MedicareRx plan is 00014135. The formulary contains 2839 medications.
For all Arizona seniors with Medicare benefits, there are two situations will change the amount you pay for you drug plan. First, if you qualify for the Extra Help program your premium may be lower. Second, if a premium penalty has been imposed on you for late entry, your premium will be a bit higher.
Here are a few Part D Plans that compare with Blue MedicareRx Enhanced:
- Express Scripts Medicare - Choice
- Transamerica MedicareRx Choice
- First Health Part D Value Plus
- AARP MedicareRx Preferred
- Humana Enhanced
Blue MedicareRx Enhanced Initial Coverage
ICP - the Initial Coverage Phase - is where you share the cost of your prescriptions with your insurance company. You and the carrier each pay your share until you hit the Initial Coverage Limit (ICL). In 2014, the ICL is $2,850. This number is adjusted each year. No deductible means your initial coverage phase begins immediately.
All prescription medications fall into one of several tiers of the plan's formulary. The formulary tiers are used to manage cost-sharing (e.g., co-payments). Formulary tiers are not standardized. Each insurer can assign drugs to the tier that best suits what they pay for drugs.
The pharmacy co-pay with the Blue MedicareRx Enhanced plan in Arizona is tiered as follows:
|Tier||Co-Pay Amount||Medications in Tier|
|1||$3.00||615 Preferred Generics|
|2||$14.00||1041 Non-Preferred Generics|
|3||$45.00||350 Preferred Brand Drugs|
|4||46%||833 Non-Preferred Brand Drugs|
|5||N/A||0 Specialty Drugs|
2014 Medicare Part D Donut Hole
The Initial Coverage Limit (ICL) is $2,850.00. The prescription drug Coverage Gap (aka, "Donut Hole") is the coverage phase where you must pay all of your medication costs. When you reach the donut hole with the Blue MedicareRx Enhanced plan all depends on your prescriptions. The Gap Coverage with this policy: No Gap Coverage
Low Income Subsidy
This plan is not available to seniors with a low income subsidy (does not qualify for the $0 LIS premium).
Nation wide, the number of seniors using the Blue MedicareRx Enhanced policy is 0. In region 28 (your region) there are approximately 0 people with this policy (based on 2012 CMS statistics).
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More Information About Blue MedicareRx
Blue MedicareRx offered by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield is a voluntary, Medicare prescription drug plan offered to Medicare beneficiaries in select service areas.
The Blue Cross and Blue Shield names and symbols are registered marks of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association.
The summary (overall) rating for this Blue MedicareRx plan is 3.5 out of 5 based on reviews from 0 user ratings from the previous year. For more information about the review process, visit http://cms.gov.
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