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2016 MedicareBlue SupplementSM Health Plans

Giving you more


As a Wellmark member you get more than just a Medicare supplement plan, you get exclusive extras that make your plan even more valuable including access to savings and services through Blue365®, and BlueSM Magazine, an exclusive member publication.


Selecting the right coverage for you


As a unique individual with specific health care coverage needs, it's important to find the right combination of benefits, premiums, and out-of-pocket costs to fit your needs. That's why our policy options include plans with high deductibles, lower premiums, and a variety of cost-sharing levels.


Plan F - Our greatest benefit package

  • Provides predictability & simplicity
  • Pay your premium & Plan F pays the rest for Medicare-covered services
  • Plan pays for excess charges
  • You can move from Plan F to any other MedicareBlue SupplementSM plan without underwriting

High Deductible Plan F - Our lowest cost option

  • Offers the same coverage as regular Plan F after you meet an annual $2,180 deductible
  • If you want a safety net of extensive coverage without the higher premium, High Deductible Plan F may be right for you
  • If your needs change, this plan even allows you to switch to regular Plan F after one year during a special time period.

Plan D - Broad benefits with a lower premium

  • Provides protection from unexpected health care expenses
  • Pay your Part B deductible and any excess charges, the plan pays the rest

Plan N - Lower cost plan with small copays

  • Offers the same benefits as Plan D with small copays at the time of service
  • Pay less in premiums in exchange for small copays of up to $20 for office visits and up to $50 for emergency room visits

Plan A - Basic Benefits, guaranteed acceptance

  • Coverage is guaranteed, so you will be enrolled regardless of any health issues you may have
  • Plan A pays for the Medicare supplement Basic Benefits

For more information in determining which plan is right for you, please view the plan comparison chart or call a Wellmark Representative at 800-336-0505, 8 am - 5pm Monday - Friday, Central Time. (TTY hearing impaired users call 711).


Notice for claims with a date of service or discharge on or after April 1, 2013:

The federal budget sequester of 2013 ("sequestration") enacted by the Budget Control Act of 2011 and revised by the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012, has generally reduced the Medicare Paid Amount by 2 percent beginning with claims with a date of service or discharge on or after April 1, 2013. The 2 percent sequestration reduction is calculated after member cost-sharing, which means that as the beneficiary, your payments toward deductibles and coinsurance have not been reduced.  


If you have out-of-network unassigned claims — Out-of-network providers filing unassigned claims collect the full payment amount from the beneficiary. Medicare's reimbursement to beneficiaries for unassigned claims is subject to the 2 percent reduction; resulting in 2 percent less in the reimbursement to beneficiaries for un-assigned claims. 


If you have assigned claims — For assigned claims the beneficiary is responsible for beneficiary cost-sharing. Providers collect additional amounts directly from Medicare.


You are encouraged to discuss the impact of sequestration on Medicare's reimbursement with your out-of-network physicians, practitioners, and suppliers who bill claims on an unassigned basis.


MedicareBlue SupplementSM insurance plans are not connected with or endorsed by the U.S. government or the federal Medicare Program.


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