Medicare

Welcome Medicare Members!

Nivano Physicians proudly services Medicare members in Sacramento County through Anthem Blue Cross.

Anthem MediBlue Dual Advantage (HMO SNP) offers $0 premiums and no copays! Members are also eligible to receive the additional benefits listed below:

  • Comprehensive Dental coverage including no copays for 2 oral exams, 2 cleanings, 1 dental X-ray and 1 fluoride treatment every year with an annual allowance up to $1,700 for dental work (quarterly allowance of $425).
  • Over The Counter (OTC) annual allowance up to $80 ($20 quarterly) to spend on health items at Walmart.
  • Prescriptions without copays for tiers 1 and 6.
  • Annual allowance of 1 Eye Exams without copay and up to $50 for eyewear!

Anthem MediBlue Dual Plus (HMO SNP) plan has $0 premiums and no copays! Members are also eligible to receive the additional benefits listed below:

  • Comprehensive Dental coverage including no copays for 2 oral exams, 2 cleanings, and 1 dental X-ray every year.
  • Over The Counter (OTC) annual allowance up to $1,000 to spend on healthcare items at Walmart ($20 quarterly).
  • Meal Delivery for up to 5 days after you leave the hospital for $0 copay up to 2 meals a day.
  • Prescriptions without copays for tier 1.
  • Annual allowance of 1 Eye Exam without and up to $300 for eyewear!
  • Free and unlimited transportation for healthcare related activities approved.

Additional benefits for the above two plans include:

  • LiveHealth Online - No copays for unlimited visits
  • Nurse helpline
  • Personal Emergency Response System (PERS)
  • Podiatry Care Routine - No copays for unlimited visits
  • Silver Sneakers Fitness Membership (Gym)
  • Worldwide Emergency Coverage up to $25,000

For additional information on any of these plans, call Anthem representatives today at 916-207-9718. Tell them Nivano sent you!

*Please note, all plans are based on qualifying*

What is Medicare?

Medicare is a federal health insurance program comprised of four main parts: Parts A, B, C and D. Together, Parts A and B are known as “Original Medicare” offered by the government.

Medicare Eligibility:

United States citizens 65 and older OR those that have been legal residents for at least 5 years and are 65 and older and them or their spouse have worked for at least 10 years (or 40 quarters) in Medicare-covered employment are eligible for Medicare coverage. Someone also may be eligible for Medicare younger than 65 if they meet criteria for certain disabilities. Requirements may vary among the different Medicare plans.

Medicare Part A Eligibility Hospital Insurance:

  • You’re at least 64 years and 9 months old, or;
  • You’re under 65, but live with a certain disability or conditions; or
  • You have end-stage renal disease (ESRD).

Medicare Part B Eligibility Medical Insurance:

  • You’re at least 64 years and 9 months of age, or;
  • You’re under 65, but live with a certain disability or condition; or
  • You have end-stage renal disease (ESRD).

Medicare Part C Eligibility (Medicare Advantage Plans – offered in California):

  • You’re entitled to Part A, and;
  • You’re entitled to Part B, and’
  • You do not have end-stage renal disease (ESRD), unless you meet an exception, and;
  • You live in the plan’s service area.

How Do I Enroll in Medicare?

Online at: www.socialsecurity.gov
Call Social Security: 1-800-772-1213 (TTY users 1--800-325=0778)

Visit in person at your local Social Security office:

2424 Arden Way, Suite 200 Sacramento, CA 95825

825 Riverside Parkway West Sacramento, CA 95605

40 Massie Court Sacramento, CA 95623

3916 Missouri Flat Road, Suite A Placerville, CA 95667

8581 Folsom Boulevard, Suite A Sacramento, CA 95826

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