Medicare Advantage Transition


Our utmost priority is to support all of our patients with resources to ensure those impacted by the upcoming Medicare Advantage transition, effective January 1, 2019, can continue to receive in-network care at our facilities and from the providers you know and trust.

Resources:

  • Call the EvergreenHealth dedicated MedicareCompareUSA Helpline at 1.866.262.4617, Mon-Fri 6 a.m. to 5 p.m., for personalized assistance from a MedicareCompareUSA agent in selecting the right plan for you. The EvergreenHealth Medicare Insurance Helpline can help you compare local and national Medicare plans, verify the Medicare plans accepted by your health care providers, and have unlimited access to licensed and unbiased Medicare Insurance agents. Learn more about the Helpline.
  • Starting October 1, EvergreenHealth will be hosting MedicareCompareUSA appointments with agents to help you determine what plan best meets your needs. Appointments can be made Monday through Friday, 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. Please call 1.866.262.4617 to schedule an appointment.

FAQ’s

What Medicare Advantage plans will be accepted at EvergreenHealth in 2019?

Starting January 1, 2019, EvergreenHealth will partner with the following Medicare Advantage plans

  • Aetna
  • Humana
  • Premera
  • UnitedHealthcare

What plans are not being renewed for 2019?

EvergreenHealth is not renewing contracts with the following Medicare Advantage plans in 2019:

  • Amerigroup
  • Asuris
  • Community Health Plan of Washington
  • Molina
  • Providence
  • Regence Blue Shield
  • Soundpath Health

How will my coverage change in 2019 because of this, and can I change plans to continue my care with my EvergreenHealth provider?

If you’re unsure if your coverage or your care at EvergreenHealth will be impacted under your current plan, we invite you to connect with a MedicareCompareUSA agent Monday through Friday, 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. by calling 1.866.262.4617, Mon-Fri 6 a.m. to 5 p.m.

You can learn how your plan will be impacted, and explore all the plan options available to you during the upcoming open enrollment (Oct.15 – Dec. 7) to find a new plan that is right for you.


Why are changes being made to my plan?

We work to partner with insurance plans that support our goal of providing the highest quality and best value of care to our patients, and sometimes this means there are changes to the plans contracted with EvergreenHealth.


Who can I talk to about this transition to learn how I can change my plan and what plan is best for me?

MedicareAdvantage agents are available the EvergreenHealth-dedicated Medicare Insurance Helpline to answer all of your questions and provide unbiased, free insurance counsel. Please call 1.866.262.4617, Mon-Fri 6 a.m. to 5 p.m., for free personalized assistance in selecting the plan that is right for you. You may also schedule a one-on-one appointment with a MedicareCompareUSA agent. Starting October 1, we will be hosting free one-on-one appointments at the EvergreenHealth Kirkland and EvergreenHealth Monroe campuses to help answer all of your questions. To schedule an appointment with a MedicareCompareUSA agent, please call the Helpline at 1.866.262.4617, Mon-Fri 6 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Patients actively undergoing treatment and those with appointments or surgeries scheduled on, or after January 1, 2019 please need to call a MedicareCompareUSA agent at 1.866.262.4617 to learn how their plan is impacted, and choose a new plan should you choose to retain your care planned at EvergreenHealth for 2019.