Thank you for your interest in Senior Dimensions Medicare
Advantage Plans offered by UnitedHealthcare. Be sure to read the information
below. It gives you more detail about our plan. You will also find essential
telephone numbers for assistance with any questions you may have. We hope you
will consider enrolling in Senior Dimensions and look forward to having you as a
Important Dates -- Medicare's Annual Enrollment Period
begins October 15,
2015 and closes
December 7, 2015. Coverage begins
2016. Plan benefits and
cost-sharing may change from year to year.
Glossary -- Medicare
Advantage Plan (MA Plan), Medicare Advantage Plan with Prescription Drug
Coverage (MA/PD Plan), Stand-alone Prescription Drug Plan (PDP).
Annual Enrollment Period (AEP)
-- Medicare's Annual Enrollment Period
(AEP) is October 15 through December 7 each year. Elections made during the Annual
Enrollment Period take effect January 1 of the following year.
Initial Enrollment Period (IEP) -- The Initial Enrollment Period
(IEP) is the period during which an individual is first eligible to enroll
in a Medicare plan. Individuals who are becoming eligible for Medicare will have
an Initial Enrollment Period that is the seven (7) month period surrounding
Medicare eligibility (same as the IEP for Part B). That is, the initial
enrollment period is the three (3) months before becoming eligible for Medicare,
the month of eligibility, and the three (3) months following eligibility.
Individuals first eligible for Medicare based on disability, who subsequently
lose Medicare entitlement, have another Initial Enrollment Period. Individuals
first eligible for Medicare based on disability who do not have a lapse in
Medicare entitlement prior to their turning 65 do not have an additional Initial
Enrollment Period. If you believe you are entitled to a plan as a result of an
IEP, please feel free to contact us to discuss it and/or you may call the
Customer Service department.
Advantage Disenrollment Period (MADP) -- From January 1 through February 14, anyone enrolled in a Medicare
Advantage Plan has an opportunity to disenroll from that plan and return to
Original Medicare. Also from January 1 through February 14, you can add drug
coverage to Original Medicare by joining a Medicare Prescription Drug Plan.
Special Election Period (SEP) -- During a Special Election Period
(SEP), an individual may change health plans or return to Original Medicare.
Extra Help -- People with limited incomes may qualify for Extra
Help to pay for their prescription drug costs. If eligible, Medicare could pay
up to one-hundred (100) percent of drug costs including monthly prescription
drug premiums, annual deductibles, and coinsurance. Additionally, those who
qualify will not be subject to the coverage gap or a late enrollment penalty.
Many people are eligible for these savings and don't even know it. For more
information about this Extra Help, contact your local Social Security Office or
call 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227), 24 hours per day, 7 days a week. TTY users
should call 1-877-486-2048.
Health Plan of Nevada, an affiliate of
UnitedHealthcare, is authorized by law to refuse to renew its contract with CMS.
CMS also may refuse to renew the contract. Termination or non-renewal may result
in termination of your enrollment in the plan. In addition, Health Plan of
Nevada may reduce its service area and no longer offer services in the area
where you live.
For Customer Service, call 1-800-650-6232;
Write us at: Customer Service,
Senior Dimensions, P.O. Box 15645, Las Vegas, NV 89114-5645.
October 1 through February 14: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. local time,
7 days a week. February 15 through September 30: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. local
time, Monday - Friday. On Saturday, Sunday and holidays, please leave a detailed
message and a representative will return your call within a business day.
Or call: 1-800-MEDICARE
(1-800-633-4227) and TTY users should call 1-877-486-2048, 24 hours a day/7 days
a week for more information and Medicare benefits and services, including
general information on the health or Part D benefit. You may also visit
- which will take you to the
Senior Dimensions plan ratings information, go to
http://www.medicare.gov or click
Plans are insured through UnitedHealthcare Insurance Company or one of its
affiliated companies, a Medicare Advantage organization with a Medicare
contract. Enrollment in the plan depends on the plan's contract renewal with
Medicare. Enrollment in the plan is available during specific times of the year.
You must have both Medicare Parts A and B to enroll in the plan. You must
continue to pay your Medicare Part B premium, if not otherwise paid for under
Medicaid or by another third party. Prescription coverage subject to
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