Blue Shied 65 Plus in Los Angeles County (2023)

Los Angeles County, in 2023 Blue Shield Medicare Advantage HMO plans available for residents in Los Angeles County.

Blue Shield Plans in Los Angeles County: 65 Plus – 65 Plus 2EnhancedBalanceInspireOptimum

  • Monthly Premium: $0
  • Annual Physical exam: $0
  • Acupuncture & Chiropractic services: $0 copay/24 visits per year for each.
  • Office visit: $0 copay
  • Routine dental included
  • Eyeglass frames allowance: $200/2 years.
  • Hearing exam: $0 copay
  • Transportation to your doctor:  24 one way trips every 12 months.
  • SilverSneakers fitness program
  • Doctor on call 24/7 by phone or video
  • Nurse help line 24/7
  • Hospital: $0 copay
  • Ambulance: $100 copay
  • Annual out of pocket maximum: $799 (Inspire)

The Blue Shield Inspire plan has a very low out of pocket maximum of $799.and includes; UCLA Medical Group, Cedars-Sinai Medical Group, St Johns Physician Partners, Hoag Medical Group, Memorial Care Me Group Regal Med Group, Optum Care and many others around LA county.

With the Blue Shield Inspire plan you can choose a primary care physician from the large list of contracted physician throughout the County.  I’ll be happy to check to see if your doctors and hospital choice are contracted with any of the Blue Shield plans in Los Angeles county.

Included benefits:

  • Acupuncture and Chiropractic.
  • Routine dental services
  • Eyeglass frames or contact lenses copay every 24 months.
  • 30, 60, and 90-day supply of preferred generic drugs at in-network preferred pharmacies copay ($0 copay).
  • Basic diagnostics tests, X-rays and lab services copay ($0 copay).
  • Worldwide emergency coverage.
  • Nurse Help Line 24/7.
  • Doctors On-Call 24/7 by phone or video.

Annual Open-Enrollment starts October 15 and ends December 7. All changes and new enrollments take effect on January 1 2022.  Call me after October 1, that is when I will have access to all Medicare Advantage companies and plans through out California. Or check back here, I should have the information online.

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If you are currently with another Medicare Advantage HMO plan and live in Los Angeles County be sure to compare with the new Blue Shield 65 Plus HMO plans.

If you wish to switch to a Medicare Supplement plan which offers freedom of choice of doctors and hospitals, you can start here Medicare Supplement Rates & Plans.

Please feel free to contact me anytime with questions.

John Conner

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