Health New England Medicare Advantage is an HMO, HMO-POS, and PPO Plan with a Medicare contract. Enrollment in Health New England Medicare Advantage depends on contract renewal.
1 Health New England additional benefits include allowances that must be used within the one or two calendar year period, as well as other additional benefits. Refer to the Summary of Benefits or call Member Services if you have questions about what items and services are covered.
2 The OTC benefit can only be redeemed through Optum® Personal Care Benefits. Quarterly credits expire every three months and do not accumulate.
3 Out-of-network/non-contracted providers are under no obligation to treat Health New England Medicare Advantage members, except in emergency situations. Please call our Member Services number or see your Evidence of Coverage for more information, including the cost sharing that applies to out-of-network services.
PA Some services require prior authorization (PA). Our network providers know what we cover under your benefit plan. They also know what requires prior authorization and will request approval from Health New England on your behalf. For a complete list of services that require prior authorization, refer to the Summary of Benefits.
PA Members of the Health New England Compass (PPO) and Compass Premier (PPO) plans who choose to get these services out-of- network are responsible for getting prior authorization from Health New England. Please tell your out-of-network provider that prior authorization is required. The provider may be willing to contact Health New England Member Services for you to get prior authorization. Call Member Services to confirm prior authorization. For a complete list of services that require prior authorization, refer to the Summary of Benefits.
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Health New England complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex. ATTENTION: If you speak any language other than English, language assistance services, free of charge, are available to you. Call (413) 787-0010 or TTY 711. Health New England cumple con las leyes federales de derechos civiles aplicables y no discrimina por motivos de raza, color, nacionalidad, edad, discapacidad o sexo. ATENCIÓN: si habla español, tiene a su disposición servicios gratuitos de asistencia lingüística. Llame al (413) 787-0010 o TTY 711. Health New England cumpre as leis de direitos civis federais aplicáveis e não exerce discriminação com base na raça, cor, nacionalidade, idade, deficiência ou sexo. ATENÇÃO: Se fala português, encontram-se disponíveis serviços linguísticos, grátis. Ligue para (413) 787-0010 ou TTY 711.