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Join Freedom to get top-rated service from HealthPartners. The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) has given us the highest accreditation status of “Excellent”.* NCQA also ranked HealthPartners® Freedom 11th in the nation, which puts us among the top 2 percent of ranked Medicare plans.**

HealthPartners also received a 4.5 Overall Medicare Star Rating for 2015 from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)***, which means we continue to deliver quality care and service.

  • Access more than 38,000 providers, including Park Nicollet, Fairview and HealthPartners clinics and hospitals.
  • Get generous travel coverage for up to nine months each year in the U.S. with the same benefits as if you were home. Plus, coverage for emergency and urgent care worldwide.
  • Stay healthy with our Silver&Fit® Exercise & Healthy Aging Program, plus get Healthy Discounts (this link will take you away from the HealthPartners Medicare website, some restrictions may apply) at more than 70 retailers nationwide.

View the HealthPartners® Freedom Plan Comparison Guide for more detailed benefits and plan information. View complete listings of service areas.


 

Freedom
Basic (Cost)  

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Freedom
Vital (Cost)  
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Freedom Balance (Cost)

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Freedom Ultimate (Cost)

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Monthly premium

$47 $54 $94 $151

Monthly premium with Rx

Rx not offered $64
See Part D information
$118.80
See Part D information
$190.70
Enhanced Rx $347.10
See Part D information

Routine physical exams and preventive care

$0 copay (100 percent coverage)

Doctor office visits

You pay 20 percent of the cost You pay $15 for primary care and $40 for specialty care You pay $15 per visit You pay $0 per visit

Web/Phone Based Technologies

You have unlimited access to virtuwell, E-visits, and scheduled telephone visits.
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Inpatient hospital

You pay $600 deductible per benefit period You pay $300 deductible per benefit period You pay $200 deductible per benefit period You pay $100 deductible per benefit period

Emergency care

$100 copay in U.S. $75 copay in U.S. $65 copay in U.S. $50 copay in U.S.

Travel coverage

Coverage for up to 9 months within the U.S. Just call Member Services to activate.

More about the Extended Absence Benefit.

Coverage outside the U.S.

No coverage You pay 20 percent of the cost for urgently needed and emergency care worldwide.

Hearing services

Annual routine check not covered. 20 percent of the cost for diagnostic exams. Hearing aid discounts of up to 30 percent. $0 copay for annual routine check. $40 copay for diagnostic exams. Hearing aid discounts of up to 30 percent. $0 copay for annual routine check. $15 copay for diagnostic exams. Hearing aid discounts of up to 30 percent. $0 copay for annual routine check. $0 copay for diagnostic exams. Hearing aid discounts of up to 30 percent.

Dental

Not covered.

Not covered, but you can select optional preventive and comprehensive dental coverage.

See supplemental dental information

You pay $0 for:
-1 preventive exam
-1 cleaning
-1 set of x-rays

Comprehensive dental coverage is available.

See supplemental dental information

You pay $0 for:
-1 preventive exam
-1 cleaning
-1 set of x-rays

Comprehensive dental coverage is available.

See supplemental dental information

Fitness

You have access to Healthy Discounts at more than 75 local and national retailers Access to the Silver&Fit® Exercise & Healthy Aging Program!  You pay a $25 annual fee for membership at a participating fitness facility or a $10 annual fee for the Home Fitness Program.
Plus, access to Healthy Discounts (this link will take you away from the HealthPartners Medicare website, some restrictions may apply) at more than 75 local and national retailers.


Certain diabetic supplies, including blood glucose testing products, are limited to specific manufacturers. See our Diabetes Supplies list for a list of covered manufacturers. If your diabetic supplies are not on the list and we denied coverage, you have the right to appeal our decision. See our Freedom medical appeals and grievances page. For more information, please call Member Services.

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, formulary, pharmacy network, provider network, premiums and/or copayments may change on January 1 of each year. You must continue to pay your Medicare Part B premium.

The Silver&Fit program is provided by American Specialty Health Fitness, Inc., a subsidiary of American Specialty Health Incorporated (ASH). All programs and services are not available in all areas. Silver&Fit and the Silver&Fit logo are federally registered trademarks of ASH and used with permission herein.

The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to improving health care quality. HealthPartners Freedom, a Medicare plan, is also known as Group Health Plan (Cost), Inc. *Health Plan Report Card, 12/31/2014. **NCQA ranked 408 Medicare health plans based on clinical performance, member satisfaction and NCQA Accreditation. NCQA’s Medicare Health Insurance Plan Rankings 2014-2015, released September 19, 2014. Statistical data represented by NCQA is not endorsed by CMS nor given by Medicare. To view the plan’s official CMS star rating, visit medicare.gov. ***Medicare evaluates plans based on a 5-star rating system. Star ratings are calculated each year and may change from one year to the next.