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Medicare Targets Health Plans With Low Ratings

Nov 05, 2012

Medicare officials are encouraging 525,000 beneficiaries to switch out of these 26 Medicare Advantage and drug plans that have received low ratings for three consecutive years and enroll in better plans for next year. The poor performing plans will have this warning symbol next to their names on Medicare's plan finder website to steer shoppers to other plans.

<< Main Story: Medicare Trying To Nudge Seniors Out Of Plans With Low Ratings

Plan Name * Available in parts of these states * Contract Number Contract Name Parent Company
Advantra TX H7306 First Health Life & Health Insurance Company Coventry Health Care Inc.
Amerivantage Balance and Rx NJ H3240 Amerigroup New Jersey, Inc. Amerigroup Corporation
Anthem Medicare Preferred Standard

Anthem Medicare Preferred Select
KY H5530 Anthem Health Plans Of Kentucky, Inc. Wellpoint, Inc.
Care Improvement Plus Dual Advantage

Care Improvement Plus Chrome RX

Care Improvement Plus Copper RX

Care Improvement Plus Silver RX

Care Improvement Plus Gold RX
TX R6801 Care Improvement Plus Of Texas Insurance Company UnitedHealth Group, Inc.
Central Health Medicare Plan/Central Health Premier Plan CA H5649 Central Health Plan Of California, Inc. Central Health Plan Of California
Healthfirst NJ Maximum Plan NJ H7015 Healthfirst Health Plan Of New Jersey, Inc. HF Management Services, LLC
Humana Choice NM, TX H6411 Humana Insurance Company Humana Inc.
Liberty Health Advantage Preferred Choice NY H3337 Liberty Health Advantage, Inc. Liberty Health Advantage, Inc.
MAPFRE Medicare Excel not available (enrollment and marketing prohibited by CMS) H5821 Mapfre Life Insurance Company Mapfre Praico Corporation
Medicare Blue

Medicare Blue Saver
SC H4209 Blue Cross And Blue Shield Of South Carolina Blue Cross Blue Shield Of South Carolina
Medicare Rx Rewards Plus

Medicare Rx Rewards Standard
AL, AK, AZ, AR, CT, DC, DE, FL, HA, ID, IL, IA, KS, LA, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MT, NE, NJ, NM, NY, NC, ND, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, WA, WV, WY S5960 Unicare Life And Health Insurance Company Wellpoint, Inc.
PICA Alante

PICA Primero
Puerto Rico S5775 Pharmacy Insurance Corporation Of America Pharmacy Insurance Corporation Of America
Today's Options Advantage Plus AR, GA, IN, IA, MS, MO, MT, NE, NC, OK, SC, TX, WI H5378 The Pyramid Life Insurance Company Universal American Corp.
Today's Options Premier

Today's Options Premier Plus
AZ, AR, CA, CO, FL, GA, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, MS, MO, MT, NE, NV, NC, ND, OK, TX, VA, WA, WI H5421 The Pyramid Life Insurance Company Universal American Corp.
Triple S Medicare Optimo

Triple-S Medicare Optimo Basic

Triple-S Medicare Optimo Plus
Puerto Rico H4005 Triple-S Salud, Inc. Triple-S Management Corporation
Triple-S FarmaMed

Triple-S FarmaMed Plus
Puerto Rico S5907 Triple-S Salud, Inc. Triple-S Management Corporation
Triple-S Medicare Optimo Premier Puerto Rico H5732 Triple-S Salud, Inc. Triple-S Management Corporation
UnitedHealthcare Dual Complete NJ H3164 Americhoice Of New Jersey, Inc UnitedHealth Group, Inc.
UnitedHealthcare Dual Complete MI H6952 UnitedHealthcare Community Plan, Inc UnitedHealth Group, Inc.
UnitedHealthcare MedicareComplete PA H3920 UnitedHealthcare Of Pennsylvania, Inc. UnitedHealth Group, Inc.
Universal Any, Any, Any MA Only AZ, FL, GA, IL, LA, MD, MS, NV, NC, OK, TX, VA H5820 Universal Health Care Insurance Company Universal Health Care Group, Inc.
Universal Masterpiece

Universal Masterpiece Plus

Universal Safeguard
FL H5404 Universal Health Care, Inc. Universal Health Care Group, Inc.
WellCare Value OH H0117 Wellcare Of Ohio, Inc. WellCare Health Plans, Inc.
WellCare Value NJ H0913 Wellcare Health Plans Of New Jersey, Inc. WellCare Health Plans, Inc.
WellCare Value MO H1216 Harmony Health Plan Of Illinois, Inc. WellCare Health Plans, Inc.
Windsor Medicare Extra Silver Plan

Windsor Medicare Extra Gold Plan

Windsor Medicare Extra Emerald Plan

Windsor Medicare Extra Diamond Plan
AL, AR, ID, MS, MT, SC, TN, VA H5698 Windsor Health Plan, Inc. Munich American Holding Corporation
* Plans may vary by contract number although their names may be similar. To learn more about a specific plan, including what counties it serves, contact the health insurance company selling the plan and provide the name and contract number.
Source: U. S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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