Medicare Open Enrollment

The open enrollment period for Medicare starts on October 15th, 2021. Learn more about the insurance companies that CU Medicine is contracted with.

Medicare’s Annual Election Period starts October 15th and ends December 7, 2021. Each year the benefits covered by your Medicare insurance plan may be subject to change.

CU Medicine providers are in network for primary care and specialty care with the following list of Medicare Advantage plans:
  • Aetna
    • Premier, Prime 1, Platinum (PPO),Aetna Medicare Elite Prime, Prime, Prime 1, Eagle Prime, Open Access (HMO), Aetna Medicare Assure Premier (HMO D-SNP)
  • Alignment Health Medicare Advantage
  • Anthem
    • Anthem MediBlue Plus (HMO), Anthem MediBlue Diabetes Care (HMO C-SNP), Anthem MediBlue Diabetes Care (HMO C-SNP), Anthem MediBlue Dual Advantage (HMO D-SNP), Anthem Medicare Advantage PPO (includes PERA plans)
  • Cigna
    • Cigna Preferred Medicare (HMO), Cigna TotalCare (HMO D-SNP), Cigna TrueCare Medicare (PPO)
  • Clear Springs Health of Colorado Essential Medicare Advantage (HMO and PPO)
  • Denver Health
    • Denver Health Elevate Medicare Choice (HMO D-SNP), Denver Health Elevate Medicare Select (HMO)
  • Humana
    • Humana Medicare Advantage Gold Plus (HMO), Humana Medicare Advantage Choice, Honor (PPO),Humana Medicare Advantage (DSNP),Humana Medicare Advantage GoldChoice (PFFS)
  • Innovage Medicare Plans
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans Medicare Advantage
  • United Health Care
    • United Health Care Medicare Advantage, United Health Care Dual Complete, United Health Care Secure Horizons AARP
  • Any Medicare plan with “PFFS” in their name
  • Kaiser Medicare Advantage* - Specialty care only, no Primary Care access, referral and authorization required
Although CU Medicine is contracted with the above insurance companies, specific benefit plan details can be complicated. To ensure that your specific CU Medicine doctors remain covered in your Medicare 2022 plan, please contact your insurance company to verify your doctors are in network with your insurance plan.

CU Medicine wants you to have insurance coverage that meets your individual needs and allows you to continue seeing your preferred doctors.

We hope this information will be helpful as you consider all the options available to you.


TAGS: Billing, Insurance, Insurance Coverage, Medicare, Open Enrollment

CATEGORIES: Health Education, Seniors' Health

This post was originally posted on October 2, 2021