Medicare is complex, and it’s normal to have a lot of questions. We want to make it easy for you to find the answers. Here, you can browse plan documents, Medicare information and more – all in one place.
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HealthPartners has expansive networks of doctors, clinics and pharmacies in your area that you can see for a lower cost.
If you’re not already a member, you can use our network search tools to see if your doctors, clinics and pharmacies are covered.
If you have a Medicare Advantage plan through HealthPartners, your plan includes prescription drug coverage (
Our individual Medicare Advantage plans use our Formulary I drug list.
Looking for something else? On
- Complete formulary lists for all our Medicare plans, including MSHO and group retiree plans
- Drug list FAQs
- Prior authorization criteria
- Step therapy criteria
- Formulary change notices
- Information on the Medicare Extra Help program
- Our transitional medication policy
Get one-on-one help from a pharmacist to be sure you’re getting the most out of your medications. MTM is available at no cost with any HealthPartners Medicare plan that includes prescription drug coverage, like a Medicare Advantage plan.
Diabetes supplies (PDF) Prior authorization list and Part B step therapy list (PDF)– This list contains prior authorization (PA) and step therapy requirements for network providers regarding certain services and Part B drugs.
Your EOC explains what the plan covers, how much you pay and more. It’s a legal document that provides complete information about how your Medicare plan works.
Your ANOC describes changes to your health plan's coverage, costs or administration for the upcoming year. These changes take effect in January.
The Summary of Benefits outlines what each plan covers and what you’ll pay for those services. The booklet doesn’t list everything that is covered by your plan, or every limitation or exclusion. For a full list of covered services, see the
- HealthPartners® Freedom (Cost) –
Summary of Benefits (PDF)
If you have concerns about the care you received, you can find information on filing an appeal or grievance or requesting a coverage decision.
You can also learn about
HealthPartners Journey Medicare Advantage star ratings (PDF)in Minnesota HealthPartners Robin Medicare Advantage star ratings (PDF)in Wisconsin HealthPartners Cost star ratings (PDF)in Wisconsin, North Dakota and South Dakota HealthPartners MSHO (HMO SNP) star ratings (PDF)in Minnesota
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) may release National Coverage Determinations (NCDs) throughout the year. NCDs inform Medicare beneficiaries of new services or therapies that are covered (or changed) under Original Medicare.
If a new NCD impacts services covered by your HealthPartners Medicare plan or MSHO plan, we post it here. Previous NCDs include:
- July 2022 –
Decision to Amend NCD 240.2 Home Use of Oxygen (PDF)
- April 2022 –
Monoclonal Antibodies Directed Against Amyloid for the Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease (PDF)
- February 2022 –
Screening for Lung Cancer with Low Dose Computed Tomography (LDCT)
- October 2021 –
Transvenous (Catheter) Pulmonary Embolectomy (PDF)
- September 2021 –
Home Use of Oxygen and Oxygen Equipment (PDF)
- January 2021 –
Screening for Colorectal Cancer – Blood-Based Biomarker Tests (PDF)
- January 2021 –
Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair (TMVR) (PDF)
- December 2020 –
Artificial Hearts and related devices, including Ventricular Assist Devices for Bridge-to-Transplant and Destination Therapy (PDF)
- January 2020 –
Next Generation Sequencing for Medicare Beneficiaries with Advanced Cancer (PDF)
- January 2020 –
Acupuncture for Chronic Low Back Pain (PDF)
- August 2019 –
Chimeric Antigen Receptor (CAR) T-cell Therapy for Cancers (PDF)
- July 2019 –
Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring (PDF)
- June 2019 –
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) (PDF)
- February 2019 –
Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS) for Treatment-Resistant Depression (TRD) (PDF)
- April 2018 –
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) (PDF)
- March 2018 –
Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) for Medicare Beneficiaries with Advanced Cancer (PDF)
- February 2018 –
Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators (PDF)
- May 2017 –
Supervised Exercise Therapy (SET) for Symptomatic Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) (PDF)
- December 2016 –
Percutaneous Image-guided Lumbar Decompression (PILD) for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis (PDF)
- September 2016 –
Screening for Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) Infection (PDF)
- August 2016 –
Gender Dysphoria and Gender Reassignment Surgery (PDF)
- February 2016 –
Percutaneous Left Atrial Appendage Closure (LAAC) Therapy (PDF)
- January 2016 –
Stem Cell Transplantation (PDF)
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If you need assistance finding care in your network, a Medicare form or details about your plan, our Member Services staff is ready to help.
Our member resources page has additional information and tools for getting the most out of your coverage, living healthier and more.
Last updated October 2022
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