PUBLIC NOTICE

BAPTIST HEALTH PLAN TO DISCONTINUE MEDICARE BUSINESS – BENEFICIARIES HAVE OPTIONS FOR CONTINUED ACCESS TO COVERAGE

As of January 1, 2018, BAPTIST HEALTH PLAN will no longer offer coverage of Medicare Advantage benefits to our Medicare members in the following counties:

Allen, Barren, Bourbon, Butler, Boyd, Calloway, Clark, Edmonson, Estill, Fayette, Garrard, Graves, Greenup, Henderson, Hopkins, Jessamine, Larue, Lawrence, Logan, Madison, Marshall, McCracken, Muhlenberg, Nelson, Oldham, Pulaski, Scott, Shelby, Simpson, Union, Warren, Whitley, and Woodford.

If you are a current member, you will no longer be enrolled beginning January 1, 2018.

BAPTIST HEALTH PLAN has launched an orderly process to discontinue its Medicare Advantage business and is committed to providing continued stability and coverage for existing customers. Company leaders are committed to ensuring BAPTIST HEALTH PLAN members have access to the coverage they need.

In the coming week, beneficiaries will receive notification via U.S. Mail from BAPTIST HEALTH PLAN with details regarding this orderly transition of coverage.

For additional information, we suggest you call the following numbers:

BAPTIST HEALTH PLAN Medicare Advantage members: If you need more information, please call Toll Free1-844-405-1763, TTY at 1-844-708-1389, hours of operation beginning October 1, 2017 through March 5, 2018 are 8:00am – 8:00pm in your local time zone, 7 days a week. Kentucky State Health Insurance Assistance Program, between the hours of: 8 am to 8 pm Monday to Friday Toll free: 1-877-293-7447

For help and information about Medicare, please call Toll Free 1-800-Medicare (1-800-633-4227). Individuals that use a telephone device for the hearing impaired can call Toll Free 1-877-486-2048. Both numbers are available 24 hours a day /7 days a week.



DISCLAIMERS

Baptist Health Plan Advantage is a HMO plan with a Medicare contract. Enrollment in this plan depends on contract renewal with CMS.

If you have questions, please call Baptist Health Plan Advantage toll-free 1-844-405-1763. TTY users should call 1-844-708-1389. From Oct. 1, through March 5, a representative will be available to speak with you from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. in your local time zone, 7 days a week.

Discrimination is against the law.

This information is available for free in other languages. Please call our Member Service number at 1-859-335-4150 or toll-free 1-844-405-1763, or TTY 1-844-708-1389.



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Last Updated: 09/29/2017, 07:04 am