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UnitedHealthcare

UnitedHealthcare is an IPA HMO available to retired, eligible LACERA members and their dependents who are under age 65 and not eligible for Medicare. An IPA model consists of physicians in private practice that contract with an HMO to provide services to its members.

Attention

UnitedHealthcare members must contact LACERA at least 3 months before their 65th birthday to enroll in UnitedHealthcare Group Medicare Advantage or another LACERA-administered medical plan.

UnitedHealthcare is only for those members under age 65.

Features of this plan:

  • You must receive all medical care throughUnitedHealthcare providers
  • No deductibles
  • No claim forms
  • Copayments are required for certain services

UnitedHealthcare Group Medicare Advantage

UnitedHealthcare Group Medicare Advantage is an IPA HMO Medicare Advantage-Prescription Drug Plan (MA-PD) available to retired, eligible LACERA members and their dependents who are age 65 or older and enrolled in Medicare Part A and B. If you have Medicare coverage and enroll in UnitedHealthcare Group Medicare Advantage, all non-Medicare eligible family members under age 65 must enroll in UnitedHealthcare. They contract with physicians in private practice to provide healthcare services.

Features of this plan:

  • You must receive all medical care throughUnitedHealthcare (formerly PacifiCare) providers
  • No deductibles
  • No claim forms
  • Your premiums for Medicare Part B are reimbursed by the County on a tax-free basis
  • “Senior-Fit” is a free health assessment and custom-designed fitness program

A Solution for Caregivers

UnitedHealthcare/UnitedHealthcare Group Medicare Advantage offer a program for caregivers, A Solution for Caregivers, is a support program for enrollees, who are caregivers, to use to find answers, services, and support to care for a relative, spouse, or even themselves. More information.

Need more information?

  1. Call the insurance carrier for plan booklets, claim forms, eligibility and billing questions.
  2. Call LACERA for enrollment information and benefit changes.

2/5/13

 
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