MedStar Medicare Choice (HMO)

Our Medicare Advantage plan offers

  • Comprehensive annual physical exam
  • Routine vision care
  • Routine dental care
  • Care Advisory services to coordinate care
  • Nurse advice line available 24 hours a day, seven days a week
  • Prescription drug coverage for brand and generic drugs
  • Access to low cost Select Care drugs, including blood pressure medications, statins for cholesterol, and diabetic drugs

2018 Plan Year 

2018 MedStar Medicare Choice (HMO) - Maryland


MedStar Medicare Choice (HMO) - Maryland

Monthly Plan Premium

$27 in addition to your Medicare Part B premium

Annual Out-of-Pocket Maximum (your total yearly out-of-pocket costs)

$6,700 for all Medicare-covered benefits

Inpatient Hospital Care and Inpatient Mental Health Care

$350 copay per day (days 1-5), $0 copay per day (days 6-90, and beyond) / Acute

$300 copay per day (days 1-5), $0 copay per day (days 6-90, and beyond) / Mental Health

Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF)

$0 copay per day (days 1-20)

$167.50 copay per day (days 21-100)

Doctor Office Visits – Primary Care  Physician (PCP) and Specialist

$5 copay for each PCP visit

$50 copay for each specialist visit

Outpatient Rehabilitation (e.g., occupational, physical, speech and language therapy)

$40 copay per therapy visit

Outpatient Surgery

Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) – $350 copay per surgical procedure

Outpatient Hospital Facility – $400 copay per surgical procedure

Emergency Care

$80 copay per visit

Urgent Care

$50 copay per visit

Durable Medical Equipment

20% of the total cost per item

Diabetic Supplies

20% of the total cost per item

Lab Services, X-rays and Advanced Imaging Radiology Services (e.g., CT scans, MRI, MRA, PET scans, Nuclear Medicine and Stress tests)

$0 copay for lab services

$20 copay for general X-rays

$200 copay for the cost of each advanced imaging radiology service

20% of the total cost for diagnostic tests and procedures

Preventive Services

$0 copay for annual wellness exam, routine physical exam, immunizations (e.g., flu and pneumonia) and preventive screenings, including mammograms, Pap tests, pelvic, prostate, colorectal exams, and bone mass measurement

Routine Vision

$0 copay for one routine eye exam per year

$100 allowance toward the cost of one pair of glasses (frames and lenses) or contact lenses every year

Vision services covered only if provided by a network vision provider

Preventive Dental

$45 copay for routine preventive dental visit 
Covered routine preventive dental services include:

  • Oral exam and cleaning - one every six months
  • Fluoride treatment - one per year
  • Dental X-ray - one per year

Dental services covered only if provided by a network vision provider


$0 copay for fitness benefit when using a Silver&Fit network fitness center or gym

Nurse Advice Line

Free access to healthcare advice and information from registered nurses, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

We have chosen some of the most important plan features to help you view our plan. Not all benefits are listed in these grids. You must continue to pay your Part B premium. For complete benefit information please see the 2018 Summary of Benefits.

2018 Prescription Drug Coverage Focused on Your Health

The following chart shows the prescription drug coverage provided with our 2018 plan. It includes Part D prescription drug coverage with six tiers (levels) of drug benefits.

  • Preferred Generic Drugs

  • Generic Drugs
  • Preferred Brand Drugs
  • Non-Preferred Brand Drugs
  • Specialty Drugs
  • Select Care drugs 

Make sure your prescription drugs are covered.

2018 MedStar Medicare Choice (HMO) - Maryland

There is a $405 Part D deductible applied to drugs on Tiers 3, 4, or 5 of the formulary.

Prescription Drug Tiers

One-Month Supply (up to 30 days)

Three-Month Supply (up to 90 days)

Tier 1: Preferred Generic Drugs

$4 copay

Standard Retail: $12 copay

Standard Mail-order: $10 copay

Tier 2: Generic Drugs

$15 copay

Standard Retail: $45 copay

Standard Mail-order: $37.50 copay

Tier 3: Preferred Brand Drugs

$47 copay

Standard Retail: $141 copay

Standard Mail-order: $117.50 copay 

Tier 4: Non-Preferred Brand Drugs

$100 copay

Standard Retail: $300 copay

Standard Mail-order: $250 copay 

Tier 5: Specialty Drugs

25% coinsurance

Not offered

Tier 6: Select Care Drugs $3 copay

Standard Retail: $9 copay

Standard Mail-order: $7.50 copay

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H9915_18_4048 -  Pending CMS Approval

Last Updated Date: 1/1/2018