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1 Annual Notice of Changes/ Evidence of Coverage 2016 Indiana University Health Plans Medicare Select Plus HMO 950 N. Meridian St., Suite 200 Indianapolis, IN TTY users call Relay Indiana at Oct. 1 to Feb am to 8 pm seven days a week. Feb. 15 to Sept am to 8 pm Monday through Friday. iuhealthplansmedicare.org For more information, contact the plan. Limitations, copayments and restrictions may apply. Benefits may change on January 1 of each year. You must continue to pay your Medicare Part B premium. Indiana University Health Plans is a Medicare Advantage organization with a Medicare contract. Enrollment in Indiana University Health Plans depends on contract renewal. Other pharmacies/physicians/providers are available in our network. Product types include HMO and HMO-POS IUHealth 8/15 IUH#20054 H7220_IUHMA1607 CMS File & Use

2 For Your Reference You can locate specific Indiana University Health Plans documents in this book by the numbered divider pages: Section No. 1 Evidence of Coverage Indiana University Health Plans Medicare Select Plus HMO 2 Abridged Formulary Included with this book, you will also receive a cover letter and Provider/Pharmacy Directory. For Your Reference

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4 Indiana University Health Plans Medicare Select Plus (HMO) offered by Indiana University Health Plans Annual Notice of Changes for 2016 You are currently enrolled as a member of Indiana University Health Plans Medicare Select Plus (HMO). Next year, there will be some changes to the plan s costs and benefits. This booklet tells about the changes. You have from October 15 until December 7 to make changes to your Medicare coverage for next year. Additional Resources Our Customer Solutions Center has free language interpreter services available for non- English speakers (phone numbers are in the back of this booklet). Please contact our Customer Solutions Center at for additional information. TTY users should call Relay Indiana at Hours are Oct. 1 to Feb. 14, 8 am to 8pm, seven days a week. Feb. 15 to Sept. 30, 8 am to 8 pm Monday through Friday. You may receive assistance through alternate technology after 8pm, on weekends and holidays. This information is available in alternate formats. Please call our Customer Solutions Center at the number listed at the back of this booklet if you need plan information in another format. About Indiana University Health Plans Medicare Select Plus (HMO) Indiana University Health Plans is a Medicare Advantage organization with a Medicare contract. Enrollment in Indiana University Health Plans depends on contract renewal. Other pharmacies/physicians/providers are available in our network. Product types include HMO and HMO-POS. When this booklet says we, us, or our, it means Indiana University Health Plans. When it says plan or our plan, it means Indiana University Health Plans Medicare Select Plus (HMO). H7220_IUHMA1607 CMS File & Use 8/26/2015 Form CMS ANOC/EOC OMB Approval (Approved 03/2014)

5 Indiana University Health Plans Medicare Select Plus Annual Notice of Changes for Think about Your Medicare Coverage for Next Year Each fall, Medicare allows you to change your Medicare health and drug coverage during the Annual Enrollment Period. It s important to review your coverage now to make sure it will meet your needs next year. Important things to do: Check the changes to our benefits and costs to see if they affect you. Do the changes affect the services you use? It is important to review benefit and cost changes to make sure they will work for you next year. Look in Section 1.1 and Section 1.4 for information about benefit and cost changes for our plan. Check the changes to our prescription drug coverage to see if they affect you. Will your drugs be covered? Are they in a different tier? Can you continue to use the same pharmacies? It is important to review the changes to make sure our drug coverage will work for you next year. Look in Section 1.5 for information about changes to our drug coverage. Check to see if your doctors and other providers will be in our network next year. Are your doctors in our network? What about the hospitals or other providers you use? Look in Section 1.2 and 1.3 for information about our Provider/Pharmacy Directory. Think about your overall health care costs. How much will you spend out-of-pocket for the services and prescription drugs you use regularly? How much will you spend on your premium? How do the total costs compare to other Medicare coverage options? Think about whether you are happy with our plan. If you decide to stay with Indiana University Health Plans Medicare Select Plus (HMO): If you want to stay with us next year, it s easy - you don t need to do anything. If you decide to change plans: If you decide other coverage will better meet your needs, you can switch plans between October 15 and December 7. If you enroll in a new plan, your new coverage will begin on January 1, Look in Section 2.2 to learn more about your choices.

6 Indiana University Health Plans Medicare Select Plus Annual Notice of Changes for Summary of Important Costs for 2016 The table below compares the 2015 costs and 2016 costs for Indiana University Health Plans Medicare Select Plus in several important areas. Please note this is only a summary of changes. It is important to read the rest of this Annual Notice of Changes and review the enclosed Evidence of Coverage to see if other benefit or cost changes affect you. Cost 2015 (this year) 2016 (next year) Maximum Out-of-Pocket Amount This is the most you will pay out-of-pocket for your covered Part A and Part B services. (See Evidence of Coverage, Chapter 1, Section 2.2 for details) $4,750 $4,850 Doctor Office Visits Primary care visits: $15 copay per visit Specialist visits: $45 copay per visit Primary care visits: $10 copay per visit Specialist visits: $40 copay per visit Inpatient Hospital Care Includes inpatient acute, inpatient rehabilitation, long-term care hospitals and other types of inpatient hospital services. Inpatient hospital care starts the day you are formally admitted to the hospital with a doctor s order. The day before you are discharged is your last inpatient day. Days 1-7: $235 copay per day, per admission 90 days plus 60 Medicare covered lifetime reserve days Days 1-7: $260 copay per day, per admission 90 days plus 60 Medicare covered lifetime reserve days

7 Indiana University Health Plans Medicare Select Plus Annual Notice of Changes for Annual Notice of Changes for 2016 Table of Contents Think about Your Medicare Coverage for Next Year... 1 Summary of Important Costs for SECTION 1 Changes to Benefits and Costs for Next Year... 4 Section 1.1 Changes to Your Maximum Out-of-Pocket Amount... 4 Section 1.2 Changes to the Provider Network... 4 Section 1.3 Changes to the Pharmacy Network... 5 Section 1.4 Changes to Benefits and Costs for Medical Services... 5 Section 1.5 Changes to Part D Prescription Drug Coverage... 6 SECTION 2 Deciding Which Plan to Choose... 9 Section 2.1 If you want to stay in Indiana University Health Plans Medicare Select Plus (HMO)... 9 Section 2.2 If you want to change plans... 9 SECTION 3 Deadline for Changing Plans SECTION 4 Programs That Offer Free Counseling about Medicare SECTION 5 Programs That Help Pay for Prescription Drugs SECTION 6 Questions? Section 6.1 Getting Help from Indiana University Health Plans Medicare Select Plus (HMO) Section 6.2 Getting Help from Medicare... 12

8 Indiana University Health Plans Medicare Select Plus Annual Notice of Changes for SECTION 1 Changes to Benefits and Costs for Next Year Section 1.1 Changes to Your Maximum Out-of-Pocket Amount To protect you, Medicare requires all health plans to limit how much you pay out-of-pocket during the year. This limit is called the maximum out-of-pocket amount. Once you reach this amount, you generally pay nothing for covered Part A and Part B services for the rest of the year. Cost 2015 (this year) 2016 (next year) Maximum Out-of-Pocket Amount Your costs for covered medical services (such as copays) count toward your maximum out-of-pocket amount. Your plan premium and your prescription drugs costs do not count toward your maximum out-ofpocket amount. $4,750 $4,850 Once you have paid $4,850 out-of-pocket for covered Part A and Part B services, you will pay nothing for your covered Part A and Part B services for the rest of the calendar year. Section 1.2 Changes to the Provider Network There are changes to our network of providers for next year. We included a copy of our Provider/Pharmacy Directory in the envelope with this booklet. An updated Provider/Pharmacy Directory is located on our website at You may also call Customer Solutions Center for updated provider information or to ask us to mail you a Provider/Pharmacy Directory. Please review the 2016 Provider/Pharmacy Directory to see if your providers (primary care provider, specialists, hospitals, etc.) are in our network. It is important that you know that we may make changes to the hospitals, doctors and specialists (providers) that are part of your plan during the year. There are a number of reasons why your provider might leave your plan but if your doctor or specialist does leave your plan you have certain rights and protections summarized below: Even though our network of providers may change during the year, Medicare requires that we furnish you with uninterrupted access to qualified doctors and specialists. When possible we will provide you with at least 30 days notice that your provider is leaving our plan so that you have time to select a new provider. We will assist you in selecting a new qualified provider to continue managing your health care needs.

9 Indiana University Health Plans Medicare Select Plus Annual Notice of Changes for If you are undergoing medical treatment you have the right to request, and we will work with you to ensure, that the medically necessary treatment you are receiving is not interrupted. If you believe we have not furnished you with a qualified provider to replace your previous provider or that your care is not being appropriately managed you have the right to file an appeal of our decision. If you find out your doctor or specialist is leaving your plan please contact us so we can assist you in finding a new provider and managing your care. Section 1.3 Changes to the Pharmacy Network Amounts you pay for your prescription drugs may depend on which pharmacy you use. Medicare drug plans have a network of pharmacies. In most cases, your prescriptions are covered only if they are filled at one of our network pharmacies. There are changes to our network of pharmacies for next year. We included a copy of our Provider/Pharmacy Directory in the envelope with this booklet. An updated Provider/Pharmacy Directory is located on our website at You may also call Customer Solutions Center for updated provider/pharmacy information or to ask us to mail you a Provider/Pharmacy Directory. Please review the 2016 Provider/Pharmacy Directory to see which pharmacies are in our network. Section 1.4 Changes to Benefits and Costs for Medical Services We are changing our coverage for certain medical services next year. The information below describes these changes. For details about the coverage and costs for these services, see Chapter 4, Medical Benefits Chart (what is covered and what you pay), in your 2016 Evidence of Coverage. Cost 2015 (this year) 2016 (next year) Doctor Office Visits Primary Care Physician: $15 copay per visit Specialist: $45 copay per visit Primary Care Physician: $10 copay per visit Specialist: $40 copay per visit Routine Hearing Exams Not Covered $75 copay

10 Indiana University Health Plans Medicare Select Plus Annual Notice of Changes for Cost 2015 (this year) 2016 (next year) Hearing Aids Not Covered $699 or $999 copay for select TruHearing Chime Products (See Evidence of Coverage, Chapter 4 for more information) Inpatient Hospital Care Days 1-7: $235 copay per day, per admission 90 days plus 60 Medicare covered lifetime reserve days Days 1-7: $260 copay per day, per admission 90 days plus 60 Medicare covered lifetime reserve days Inpatient Mental Health Care Days 1-6: $235 copay per day, per admission Days 1-6: $260 copay per day, per admission Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Care Days : $150 copay per day Days : $160 copay per day Outpatient Diagnostic Services $125 copay $135 copay Outpatient Surgery $265 copay $285 copay Dental Services Any preventative dental services we cover (such as cleanings, routine dental exams, and dental x-rays) that are performed by out-of-network providers. See Chapter 4 for covered preventative dental services. 0% coinsurance, after $10 deductible 50% coinsurance, after $10 deductible Section 1.5 Changes to Part D Prescription Drug Coverage Changes to Our Drug List Our list of covered drugs is called a Formulary or Drug List. A copy of our Drug List is in this envelope. The Drug List we included in this envelope includes many but not all of the drugs that we will cover next year. If you don t see your drug on this list, it might still be covered.

11 Indiana University Health Plans Medicare Select Plus Annual Notice of Changes for You can get the complete Drug List by calling Customer Solutions Center (see the back cover) or visit our website, We made changes to our Drug List, including changes to the drugs we cover and changes to the restrictions that apply to our coverage for certain drugs. Review the Drug List to make sure your drugs will be covered next year and to see if there will be any restrictions. If you are affected by a change in drug coverage, you can: Work with your doctor (or other prescriber) and ask the plan to make an exception to cover the drug. We encourage current members to ask for an exception before next year. o To learn what you must do to ask for an exception, see Chapter 9 of your Evidence of Coverage (What to do if you have a problem or complaint (coverage decisions, appeals, complaints)) or call Customer Solutions Center. Work with your doctor (or other prescriber) to find a different drug that we cover. You can call Customer Solutions Center to ask for a list of covered drugs that treat the same medical condition. In some situations, we are required to cover a one-time, temporary supply of a non-formulary prescription drug in the first 90 days of coverage of the plan year or coverage. (To learn more about when you can get a temporary supply and how to ask for one, see Chapter 5, Section 5.2 of the Evidence of Coverage.) During the time when you are getting a temporary supply of a drug, you should talk with your doctor to decide what to do when your temporary supply runs out. You can either switch to a different drug covered by the plan or ask the plan to make an exception for you and cover your current drug. Changes to Prescription Drug Costs Note: If you are in a program that helps pay for your drugs ( Extra Help ), the information about costs for Part D prescription drugs may not apply to you. We have included a separate insert, called the Evidence of Coverage Rider for People Who Get Extra Help Paying for Prescription Drugs (also called the Low Income Subsidy Rider or the LIS Rider ), which tells you about your drug costs. If you get Extra Help and didn t receive this insert with this packet, please call Customer Solutions Center and ask for the LIS Rider. Phone numbers for Customer Solutions Center are in Section 6.1 of this booklet. There are four drug payment stages. How much you pay for a Part D drug depends on which drug payment stage you are in. (You can look in Chapter 6, Section 2 of your Evidence of Coverage for more information about the stages.) The information below shows the changes for next year to the first two stages the Yearly Deductible Stage and the Initial Coverage Stage. (Most members do not reach the other two stages the Coverage Gap Stage or the Catastrophic Coverage Stage. To get information about your costs in these stages, look at Chapter 6, Sections 6 and 7, in the enclosed Evidence of Coverage.)

12 Indiana University Health Plans Medicare Select Plus Annual Notice of Changes for Changes to the Deductible Stage Stage 2015 (this year) 2016 (next year) Stage 1: Yearly Deductible Stage Because we have no deductible, this payment stage does not apply to you. Because we have no deductible, this payment stage does not apply to you. Changes to Your Cost-sharing in the Initial Coverage Stage To learn how copayments and coinsurance work, look at Chapter 6, Section 1.2, Types of out-ofpocket costs you may pay for covered drugs in your Evidence of Coverage. Stage 2015 (this year) 2016 (next year) Stage 2: Initial Coverage Stage During this stage, the plan pays its share of the cost of your drugs and you pay your share of the cost. The costs in this row are for a onemonth (30-day) supply when you fill your prescription at a network pharmacy that provides standard cost-sharing. For information about the costs for a long-term supply; or for mail-order prescriptions, look in Chapter 6, Section 5 of your Evidence of Coverage. We changed the tier for some of the drugs on our Drug List. To see if your drugs will be in a different tier, look them up on the Drug List. Your cost for a 30-day supply filled at a network pharmacy with standard cost-sharing: Tier 1 (Preferred Generic drugs): You pay $6 per prescriptions Tier 2 (Generic drugs): You pay $15 per prescription Tier 3 (Preferred Brand Name & Generic drugs): You pay $45 per prescription Tier 4 (Non-Preferred Brand Name & Generic drugs): You pay $95 per prescription Tier 5 (Specialty drugs): You pay 33% of the total cost. Once your total drug costs have reached Your cost for a 30-day supply filled at a network pharmacy with standard cost-sharing: Tier 1 (Preferred Generic drugs): You pay $6 per prescriptions Tier 2 (Generic Drugs): You pay $15 per prescription Tier 3 (Preferred Brand & Generic drugs): You pay $45 per prescription Tier 4 (Non-Preferred Brand Name & Generic drugs): You pay $95 per prescription Tier 5: Specialty Drugs: You pay 33% of the total cost. Once your total drug costs have reached

13 Indiana University Health Plans Medicare Select Plus Annual Notice of Changes for $2,960, you will move to the next stage (the Coverage Gap Stage). Once you have paid $4,700 out-of-pocket for Part D drugs, you will move to the next stage (the Catastrophic Coverage Stage). $3,310, you will move to the next stage (the Coverage Gap Stage). Once you have paid $4,850 out-of-pocket for Part D drugs, you will move to the next stage (the Catastrophic Coverage Stage). Changes to the Coverage Gap and Catastrophic Coverage Stages The other two drug coverage stages the Coverage Gap Stage and the Catastrophic Coverage Stage are for people with high drug costs. Most members do not reach the Coverage Gap Stage or the Catastrophic Coverage Stage. For information about your costs in these stages, look at Chapter 6, Sections 6 and 7, in your Evidence of Coverage. SECTION 2 Deciding Which Plan to Choose Section 2.1 If you want to stay in Indiana University Health Plans Medicare Select Plus (HMO) To stay in our plan you don t need to do anything. If you do not sign up for a different plan or change to Original Medicare by December 7, you will automatically stay enrolled as a member of our plan for Section 2.2 If you want to change plans We hope to keep you as a member next year but if you want to change for 2016 follow these steps: Step 1: Learn about and compare your choices You can join a different Medicare health plan, OR-- You can change to Original Medicare. If you change to Original Medicare, you will need to decide whether to join a Medicare drug plan and whether to buy a Medicare supplement (Medigap) policy. To learn more about Original Medicare and the different types of Medicare plans, read Medicare & You 2016, call your State Health Insurance Assistance Program (see Section 4), or call Medicare (see Section 6.2).

14 Indiana University Health Plans Medicare Select Plus Annual Notice of Changes for You can also find information about plans in your area by using the Medicare Plan Finder on the Medicare website. Go to and click Find health & drug plans. Here, you can find information about costs, coverage, and quality ratings for Medicare plans. As a reminder, Indiana University Health Plans offers other Medicare Advantage plans with and without prescription drug coverage. These other plans may differ in coverage, monthly premiums, and cost-sharing amounts. Step 2: Change your coverage To change to a different Medicare health plan, enroll in the new plan. You will automatically be disenrolled from Indiana University Health Plans Medicare Select Plus (HMO). To change to Original Medicare with a prescription drug plan, enroll in the new drug plan. You will automatically be disenrolled from Indiana University Health Plans Medicare Select Plus (HMO). To change to Original Medicare without a prescription drug plan, you must either: o Send us a written request to disenroll. Contact Customer Solutions Center if you need more information on how to do this (phone numbers are in Section 6.1 of this booklet). o or Contact Medicare, at MEDICARE ( ), 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and ask to be disenrolled. TTY users should call SECTION 3 Deadline for Changing Plans If you want to change to a different plan or to Original Medicare for next year, you can do it from October 15 until December 7. The change will take effect on January 1, Are there other times of the year to make a change? In certain situations, changes are also allowed at other times of the year. For example, people with Medicaid, those who get Extra Help paying for their drugs, and those who move out of the service area are allowed to make a change at other times of the year. For more information, see Chapter 10, Section 2.3 of the Evidence of Coverage. If you enrolled in a Medicare Advantage plan for January 1, 2016, and don t like your plan choice, you can switch to Original Medicare between January 1 and February 14, For more information, see Chapter 10, Section 2.2 of the Evidence of Coverage. SECTION 4 Programs That Offer Free Counseling about Medicare The State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) is a government program with trained counselors in every state. In Indiana the SHIP is called the State Health Insurance Assistance Program.

15 Indiana University Health Plans Medicare Select Plus Annual Notice of Changes for The State Health Insurance Assistance Program is independent (not connected with any insurance company or health plan). It is a state program that gets money from the Federal government to give free local health insurance counseling to people with Medicare. The State Health Insurance Assistance Program counselors can help you with your Medicare questions or problems. They can help you understand your Medicare plan choices and answer questions about switching plans. You can call the State Health Insurance Assistance Program at You can learn more about the State Health Insurance Assistance Program by visiting their website at SECTION 5 Programs That Help Pay for Prescription Drugs You may qualify for help paying for prescription drugs. Below we list different kinds of help: Extra Help from Medicare. People with limited incomes may qualify for Extra Help to pay for their prescription drug costs. If you qualify, Medicare could pay up to 75% or more of your drug costs including monthly prescription drug premiums, annual deductibles, and coinsurance. Additionally, those who qualify will not have a coverage gap or late enrollment penalty. Many people are eligible and don t even know it. To see if you qualify, call: o MEDICARE ( ). TTY users should call , 24 hours a day/7 days a week; o The Social Security Office at between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m., Monday through Friday. TTY users should call, (applications); or o Your State Medicaid Office (applications); Help from your state s pharmaceutical assistance program. Indiana has a program called Hoosier Rx that helps people pay for prescription drugs based on their financial need, age, or medical condition. To learn more about the program, check with your State Health Insurance Assistance Program (the name and phone numbers for this organization are in Section 4 of this booklet). Prescription Cost-sharing Assistance for Persons with HIV/AIDS. The AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) helps ensure that ADAP-eligible individuals living with HIV/AIDS have access to life-saving HIV medications. To be eligible for the program Individuals must meet certain criteria, including proof of State residence and HIV status, low income as defined by the State, and uninsured/under-insured status. If you are currently enrolled in an ADAP, it can continue to provide you with Medicare Part D prescription cost-sharing assistance for drugs on the ADAP formulary. In order to be sure you continue receiving this assistance, please notify your local ADAP enrollment worker of any changes in your Medical Part D plan name or policy number. For information on eligibility criteria, covered drugs, or how to enroll in the program, please call the Indiana State Department of Health, ADAP Coordinator, 2 N. Meridian St., Suite 6-C, Indianapolis, IN 46204, Phone:

16 Indiana University Health Plans Medicare Select Plus Annual Notice of Changes for SECTION 6 Questions? Section 6.1 Getting Help from Indiana University Health Plans Medicare Select Plus (HMO) We re here to help. Please call our Customer Solutions Center at (317) , toll free From October 1, 2015 through February 14, 2016, a representative will be available to speak to you 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. seven days a week. Beginning February 15, 2016, a representative will be available from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. You may receive assistance through alternate technology after hours, on weekends, and holidays. You can also visit our website, Our Customer Solutions Center also has free language interpreter services available for non-english speakers. For TTY/TDD only, call Relay Indiana toll free at This number requires special telephone equipment and is only for people who have difficulties with hearing or speaking. Calls to these numbers are free. Read your 2016 Evidence of Coverage (it has details about next year's benefits and costs) This Annual Notice of Changes gives you a summary of changes in your benefits and costs for For details, look in the 2016 Evidence of Coverage for Indiana University Health Plans Medicare Select Plus (HMO). The Evidence of Coverage is the legal, detailed description of your plan benefits. It explains your rights and the rules you need to follow to get covered services and prescription drugs. A copy of the Evidence of Coverage is included in this envelope. Visit our Website You can also visit our website at As a reminder, our website has the most up-to-date information about our provider network (Provider/Pharmacy Directory) and our list of covered drugs (Formulary/Drug List). Section 6.2 Getting Help from Medicare To get information directly from Medicare: Call MEDICARE ( ) You can call MEDICARE ( ), 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. TTY users should call Visit the Medicare Website You can visit the Medicare website (http://www.medicare.gov). It has information about cost, coverage, and quality ratings to help you compare Medicare health plans. You can find information about plans available in your area by using the Medicare Plan Finder on the

17 Indiana University Health Plans Medicare Select Plus Annual Notice of Changes for Medicare website. (To view the information about plans, go to and click on Find health & drug plans ). Read Medicare & You 2016 You can read the Medicare & You 2016 Handbook. Every year in the fall, this booklet is mailed to people with Medicare. It has a summary of Medicare benefits, rights and protections, and answers to the most frequently asked questions about Medicare. If you don t have a copy of this booklet, you can get it at the Medicare website (http://www.medicare.gov) or by calling MEDICARE ( ), 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. TTY users should call

18 Evidence of Coverage January 1, 2016 December 31, 2016 Your Medicare Health Benefits and Services as a Member of Indiana University Health Plans Medicare Select Plus HMO The benefit information provided is a brief summary, not a complete description of benefits. For more information contact the plan. Limitations, copayments, and restrictions may apply. Benefits may change on January 1 of each year. You must continue to pay your Medicare Part B premium Indiana University Health Plans is a Medicare Advantage organization with a Medicare contract. Enrollment in Indiana Univeristy Health Plans depends on contract renewal. Other pharmacies/physicians/providers are available in our network. Product types include HMO and HMO-POS. H7220_IUHMA1607 CMS File & Use 8/26/2015 SECTION I Evidence of Coverage - IU Health Plans Medicare Plans SELECT PLUS HMO

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20 January 1 December 31, 2016 Evidence of Coverage: Your Medicare Health Benefits and Services and Prescription Drug Coverage as a Member of Indiana University Health Plans Medicare Select Plus (HMO). This booklet gives you the details about your Medicare health care and prescription drug coverage from January 1 December 31, It explains how to get coverage for the health care services and prescription drugs you need. This is an important legal document. Please keep it in a safe place. This plan, Indiana University Health Plans Medicare Select Plus (HMO), is offered by Indiana University Health Plans. (When this Evidence of Coverage says we, us, or our, it means Indiana University Health Plans. When it says plan or our plan, it means Indiana University Health Plans Medicare Select Plus (HMO)). Indiana University Health Plans is a Medicare Advantage organization with a Medicare contract. Enrollment in Indiana University Health Plans depends on contract renewal. Other pharmacies/physicians/providers are available in our network. Product types include HMO and HMO-POS. Our Customer Solutions Center has free language interpreter services available for non-english speakers (phone numbers are printed on the back cover of this booklet). This information is available in alternate formats. Please call our Customer Solutions Center at the number listed if you need plan information in another format. Benefits, formulary, pharmacy network, premium, deductible, and/or co-payments/coinsurance may change on January 1, H7220_IUHMA1607 CMS File & Use 8/26/2015 Form CMS ANOC/EOC OMB Approval (Approved 03/2014)

21 2016 Evidence of Coverage for Indiana University Health Plans Medicare Select Plus 1 Table of Contents 2016 Evidence of Coverage Table of Contents This list of chapters and page numbers is your starting point. For more help in finding information you need, go to the first page of a chapter. You will find a detailed list of topics at the beginning of each chapter. Chapter 1. Getting started as a member... 4 Explains what it means to be in a Medicare health plan and how to use this booklet. Tells about materials we will send you, your plan premium, your plan membership card, and keeping your membership record up to date. Chapter 2. Important phone numbers and resources Tells you how to get in touch with our plan (Indiana University Health Plans Medicare Select Plus) and with other organizations including Medicare, the State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP), the Quality Improvement Organization, Social Security, Medicaid (the state health insurance program for people with low incomes), programs that help people pay for their prescription drugs, and the Railroad Retirement Board. Chapter 3. Using the plan s coverage for your medical services Explains important things you need to know about getting your medical care as a member of our plan. Topics include using the providers in the plan s network and how to get care when you have an emergency. Chapter 4. Medical Benefits Chart (what is covered and what you pay) Gives the details about which types of medical care are covered and not covered for you as a member of our plan. Explains how much you will pay as your share of the cost for your covered medical care. Chapter 5. Using the plan s coverage for your Part D prescription drugs Explains rules you need to follow when you get your Part D drugs. Tells how to use the plan s List of Covered Drugs (Formulary) to find out which drugs are covered. Tells which kinds of drugs are not covered. Explains several kinds of restrictions that apply to coverage for certain drugs. Explains where to get your prescriptions filled. Tells about the plan s programs for drug safety and managing medications.

22 2016 Evidence of Coverage for Indiana University Health Plans Medicare Select Plus 2 Table of Contents Chapter 6. What you pay for your Part D prescription drugs Tells about the three (3) stages of drug coverage, Initial Coverage Stage, Coverage Gap Stage, Catastrophic Coverage Stage and how these stages affect what you pay for your drugs. Explains the five (5) cost-sharing tiers for your Part D drugs and tells what you must pay for a drug in each costsharing tier. Tells about the late enrollment penalty. Chapter 7. Asking us to pay our share of a bill you have received for covered medical services or drugs Explains when and how to send a bill to us when you want to ask us to pay you back for our share of the cost for your covered services or drugs. Chapter 8. Your rights and responsibilities Explains the rights and responsibilities you have as a member of our plan. Tells what you can do if you think your rights are not being respected. Chapter 9. What to do if you have a problem or complaint (coverage decisions, appeals, complaints) Tells you step-by-step what to do if you are having problems or concerns as a member of our plan. Explains how to ask for coverage decisions and make appeals if you are having trouble getting the medical care or prescription drugs you think are covered by our plan. This includes asking us to make exceptions to the rules or extra restrictions on your coverage for prescription drugs, and asking us to keep covering hospital care and certain types of medical services if you think your coverage is ending too soon. Explains how to make complaints about quality of care, waiting times, customer service, and other concerns. Chapter 10. Ending your membership in the plan Explains when and how you can end your membership in the plan. Explains situations in which our plan is required to end your membership. Chapter 11. Legal notices Includes notices about governing law and about non-discrimination. Chapter 12. Definitions of important words Explains key terms used in this booklet

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24 CHAPTER 1 Getting started as a member

25 2016 Evidence of Coverage for Indiana University Health Plans Medicare Select Plus 4 Chapter 1. Getting started as a member Chapter 1. Getting started as a member SECTION 1 Introduction... 5 Section 1.1 You are enrolled in Indiana University Health Plans Medicare Select Plus (HMO)... 5 Section 1.2 What is the Evidence of Coverage booklet about?... 5 Section 1.3 Legal information about the Evidence of Coverage... 5 SECTION 2 What makes you eligible to be a plan member?... 6 Section 2.1 Your eligibility requirements... 6 Section 2.2 What are Medicare Part A and Medicare Part B?... 6 Section 2.3 Here is the plan service area for Indiana University Health Plans Medicare Select Plus (HMO)... 6 SECTION 3 What other materials will you get from us?... 7 Section 3.1 Your plan membership card Use it to get all covered care and prescription drugs... 7 Section 3.2 The Provider/Pharmacy Directory: Your guide to all providers in the plan s network... 8 Section 3.3 The plan s List of Covered Drugs (Formulary)... 9 Section 3.4 The Part D Explanation of Benefits (the Part D EOB ): Reports with a summary of payments made for your Part D prescription drugs... 9 SECTION 4 Your monthly premium for Indiana University Health Plans Medicare Select Plus (HMO) Section 4.1 How much is your plan premium? Section 4.2 There are several ways you can pay your plan premium Section 4.3 Can we change your monthly plan premium during the year? SECTION 5 Please keep your plan membership record up to date Section 5.1 How to help make sure that we have accurate information about you SECTION 6 We protect the privacy of your personal health information Section 6.1 We make sure that your health information is protected SECTION 7 How other insurance works with our plan Section 7.1 Which plan pays first when you have other insurance?... 15

26 2016 Evidence of Coverage for Indiana University Health Plans Medicare Select Plus 5 Chapter 1. Getting started as a member SECTION 1 Section 1.1 Introduction You are enrolled in Indiana University Health Plans Medicare Select Plus (HMO) You are covered by Medicare, and you have chosen to get your Medicare health care and your prescription drug coverage through our plan, Indiana University Health Plans Medicare Select Plus (HMO). There are different types of Medicare health plans. Indiana University Health Plans Select Plus (HMO) is a Medicare Advantage HMO Plan (HMO stands for Health Maintenance Organization) approved by Medicare and run by a private company. Section 1.2 What is the Evidence of Coverage booklet about? This Evidence of Coverage booklet tells you how to get your Medicare medical care and prescription drugs covered through our plan. This booklet explains your rights and responsibilities, what is covered, and what you pay as a member of the plan. The word coverage and covered services refers to the medical care and services and the prescription drugs available to you as a member of Indiana University Health Plans Medicare Select Plus (HMO). It s important for you to learn what the plan s rules are and what services are available to you. We encourage you to set aside some time to look through this Evidence of Coverage booklet. If you are confused or concerned or just have a question, please contact our plan s Customer Solutions Center (phone numbers are printed on the back cover of this booklet). Section 1.3 Legal information about the Evidence of Coverage It s part of our contract with you This Evidence of Coverage is part of our contract with you about how Indiana University Health Plans Medicare Select Plus covers your care. Other parts of this contract include your enrollment form, the List of Covered Drugs (Formulary), and any notices you receive from us about changes to your coverage or conditions that affect your coverage. These notices are sometimes called riders or amendments. The contract is in effect for months in which you are enrolled in Indiana University Health Plans Medicare Select Plus (HMO) between January 1, 2016 and December 31, Each calendar year, Medicare allows us to make changes to the plans that we offer. This means we can change the costs and benefits of Indiana University Health Plans Medicare Select Plus

27 2016 Evidence of Coverage for Indiana University Health Plans Medicare Select Plus 6 Chapter 1. Getting started as a member (HMO) after December 31, We can also choose to stop offering the plan, or to offer it in a different service area, after December 31, Medicare must approve our plan each year Medicare (the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services) must approve Indiana University Health Plans Medicare Select Plus (HMO) each year. You can continue to get Medicare coverage as a member of our plan as long as we choose to continue to offer the plan and Medicare renews its approval of the plan. SECTION 2 Section 2.1 What makes you eligible to be a plan member? Your eligibility requirements You are eligible for membership in our plan as long as: You have both Medicare Part A and Medicare Part B (section 2.2 tells you about Medicare Part A and Medicare Part B) -- and -- you live in our geographic service area (section 2.3 below describes our service area) -- and -- you do not have End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD), with limited exceptions, such as if you develop ESRD when you are already a member of a plan that we offer, or you were a member of a different plan that was terminated. Section 2.2 What are Medicare Part A and Medicare Part B? When you first signed up for Medicare, you received information about what services are covered under Medicare Part A and Medicare Part B. Remember: Medicare Part A generally helps cover services provided by hospitals (for inpatient services, skilled nursing facilities, or home health agencies). Medicare Part B is for most other medical services (such as physician s services and other outpatient services) and certain items (such as durable medical equipment and supplies). Section 2.3 Here is the plan service area for Indiana University Health Plans Medicare Select Plus (HMO) Although Medicare is a Federal program, Indiana University Health Plans Medicare Select Plus (HMO) is available only to individuals who live in our plan service area. To remain a member of our plan, you must continue to reside in the plan service area. The service area is described below.

28 2016 Evidence of Coverage for Indiana University Health Plans Medicare Select Plus 7 Chapter 1. Getting started as a member Adams, Allen, Bartholomew, Benton, Blackford, Boone, Brown, Carroll, Cass, Clay, Clinton, Crawford, Daviess, Decatur, DeKalb, Delaware, Dubois, Elkhart, Fayette, Fountain, Fulton, Gibson, Greene, Hamilton, Hancock, Hendricks, Henry, Howard, Huntington, Jackson, Jay, Jennings, Johnson, Knox, LaGrange, LaPorte, Lawrence, Madison, Marion, Marshall, Martin, Miami, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Noble, Orange, Owen, Parke, Perry, Pike, Posey, Pulaski, Putnam, Randolph, Rush, Scott, Shelby, Spencer, Starke, Steuben, St. Joseph, Sullivan, Tippecanoe, Tipton, Union, Vanderburgh, Vermillion, Vigo, Wabash, Warren, Warrick, Wells, Whitley and White. If you plan to move out of the service area, please contact Customer Solutions Center (phone numbers are printed on the back cover of this booklet). When you move, you will have a Special Enrollment Period that will allow you to switch to Original Medicare or enroll in a Medicare health or drug plan that is available in your new location. It is also important that you call Social Security if you move or change your mailing address. You can find phone numbers and contact information for Social Security in Chapter 2, Section 5. SECTION 3 Section 3.1 What other materials will you get from us? Your plan membership card Use it to get all covered care and prescription drugs While you are a member of our plan, you must use your membership card for our plan whenever you get any services covered by this plan and for prescription drugs you get at network pharmacies. Here s a sample membership card to show you what yours will look like: As long as you are a member of our plan you must not use your red, white, and blue Medicare card to get covered medical services (with the exception of routine clinical research studies and hospice services). Keep your red, white, and blue Medicare card in a safe place in case you need it later. Here s why this is so important: If you get covered services using your red, white, and blue Medicare card instead of using your Indiana University Health Plans Medicare Select Plus (HMO) membership card while you are a plan member, you may have to pay the full cost yourself. If your plan membership card is damaged, lost, or stolen, call Customer Solutions Center right away and we will send you a new card. (Phone numbers for Customer Solutions Center are printed on the back cover of this booklet.)

29 2016 Evidence of Coverage for Indiana University Health Plans Medicare Select Plus 8 Chapter 1. Getting started as a member Section 3.2 The Provider/Pharmacy Directory: Your guide to all providers in the plan s network The Provider/Pharmacy Directory lists our network providers and network pharmacies. What are network providers? Network providers are the doctors and other health care professionals, medical groups, hospitals, and other health care facilities that have an agreement with us to accept our payment and any plan cost-sharing as payment in full. We have arranged for these providers to deliver covered services to members in our plan. Why do you need to know which providers are part of our network? It is important to know which providers are part of our network because, with limited exceptions, while you are a member of our plan you must use network providers to get your medical care and services. The only exceptions are emergencies, urgently needed services when the network is not available (generally, when you are out of the area), out-of-area dialysis services, and cases in which Indiana University Health Plans Select Plus (HMO) authorizes use of out-of-network providers. See Chapter 3 (Using the plan s coverage for your medical services) for more specific information about emergency, out-of-network, and out-of-area coverage. If you don t have your copy of the Provider/Pharmacy Directory, you can request a copy from Customer Solutions Center (phone numbers are printed on the back cover of this booklet). You may ask Customer Solutions Center for more information about our network providers, including their qualifications. You can also see the Provider/Pharmacy Directory at or download it from this website. Both Customer Solutions Center and the website can give you the most up-to-date information about changes in our network providers. What are network pharmacies? Network pharmacies are all of the pharmacies that have agreed to fill covered prescriptions for our plan members. Why do you need to know about network pharmacies? You can use the Provider/Pharmacy Directory to find the network pharmacy you want to use. There are changes to our network of pharmacies for next year. We included a copy of our Provider/Pharmacy Directory in the envelope with this booklet. An updated Pharmacy Directory is located on our website at You may also call Customer Solutions Center for updated provider information or to ask us to mail you a Pharmacy Directory. Please review the 2016 Provider/Pharmacy Directory to see which pharmacies are in our network.

30 2016 Evidence of Coverage for Indiana University Health Plans Medicare Select Plus 9 Chapter 1. Getting started as a member If you don t have the Provider/Pharmacy Directory, you can get a copy from Customer Solutions Center (phone numbers are printed on the back cover of this booklet). At any time, you can call Customer Solutions Center to get up-to-date information about changes in the pharmacy network. You can also find this information on our website at Section 3.3 The plan s List of Covered Drugs (Formulary) The plan has a List of Covered Drugs (Formulary). We call it the Drug List for short. It tells which Part D prescription drugs are covered under the Part D benefit included in Indiana University Health Plans Medicare Select Plus (HMO). The drugs on this list are selected by the plan with the help of a team of doctors and pharmacists. The list must meet requirements set by Medicare. Medicare has approved the Indiana University Health Plans Medicare Select Plus (HMO) Drug List. The Drug List also tells you if there are any rules that restrict coverage for your drugs. We will send you a copy of the Drug List. The Drug List we send to you includes information for the covered drugs that are most commonly used by our members. However, we cover additional drugs that are not included in the printed Drug List. If one of your drugs is not listed in the Drug List, you should visit our website or contact the Customer Solutions Center to find out if we cover it. To get the most complete and current information about which drugs are covered, you can visit the plan s website, or call Customer Solutions Center (phone numbers are printed on the back cover of this booklet). Section 3.4 The Part D Explanation of Benefits (the Part D EOB ): Reports with a summary of payments made for your Part D prescription drugs When you use your Part D prescription drug benefits, we will send you a summary report to help you understand and keep track of payments for your Part D prescription drugs. This summary report is called the Part D Explanation of Benefits (or the Part D EOB ). The Part D Explanation of Benefits tells you the total amount you, or others on your behalf, have spent on your Part D prescription drugs and the total amount we have paid for each of your Part D prescription drugs during the month. Chapter 6 (What you pay for your Part D prescription drugs) gives more information about the Part D Explanation of Benefits and how it can help you keep track of your drug coverage. A Part D Explanation of Benefits summary is also available upon request. To get a copy, please contact Customer Solutions Center (phone numbers are printed on the back cover of this booklet).

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