Medicare Advantage Plans

NY Medicare Advantage with EmblemHealth

We recommend EmblemHealth VIP Essential (HMO) Plan, with:

  • $0 and low monthly plan premiums (the amount you pay each month)
  • $0 copays for primary care doctor visits
  • Dental benefits
  • SilverSneakers program

Call 888-447-9883 TTY: 711 (8am to 8pm, seven days a week) to speak to someone about the EmblemHealth VIP Essential (HMO) and other Medicare options to find the right plan for your needs and budget.

This information is not a complete description of benefits. Call 888-447-9883/TTY 711 for more information. Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) is an HMO/HMO-POS/HMO D-SNP plan with a Medicare contract. HIP has a contract with the New York Medicaid Program for HMO D-SNP. Enrollment in HIP depends on contract renewal. HIP is an EmblemHealth company. Y0026_200199_M

Medicare Advantage

You can get plans with:

  • No referrals
  • Out of Network coverage
  • Special needs plans
  • And plans with additional Part B savings
For more information, call EmblemHealth:
866-838-9144

Medicare Plans

Open enrollment for Medicare is from October 15 to December 7, 2018. This is the one time of year you can join or change your Medicare coverage.

You first become eligible for Medicare when you turn 65. You can enroll three months before the month you turn age 65 until three months after the month you turn 65. Moving forward, you will make your updates during each year’s Open Enrollment.


Not in New York?

Talk to experts over the phone to learn about your local options. They can help you enroll over the phone, as well. Call 844-533-2893.

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