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If Medicare Is in Your Future, Come to One of Our Regular Seminars

Please note: CHP Medicare Advantage Plans do not have a cap on occupational therapy, physical therapy, or speech/language therapy.

You may have heard that original Medicare will have a $1,810 cap on these therapies in 2008, but this will not affect you if you are enrolled in a CHP Medicare Advantage plan. Please call Member Services if you have questions at 877-247-6512 or 850-523-7441 (TTY 850-383-3534 or 800-955-8771), seven days a week, 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. Capital Health Plan is a health plan with a Medicare contract.

Are you approaching age 65 or retirement? Do you have questions about Medicare? Capital Health Plan regularly offers seminars for our members to learn the basics of Medicare, get answers to questions, and review the options in CHP Medicare Advantage plans.

Our Medicare Advantage program—ranked highest in the Southeast by the National Committee for Quality Assurance in U.S. News & World Report, “America’s Best Health Plans 2007TM”—covers all parts of Medicare including Part D (prescription drug benefit), offers extra benefits, and costs less than many Medicare supplemental plans. The program has three options.

CHP Preferred Advantage includes coverage of generic prescription drugs throughout the year, even during the government’s coverage gap (known as the “doughnut hole”).

CHP Advantage Plus is our original, popular Medicare plan. It carries a lower premium than CHP Preferred Advantage but does not include coverage of generic drugs during the gap.

CHP Retiree Advantage is sponsored by some employers. Through these plans, Medicare-eligible retirees continue their employer group health plan, including the group copayments and unlimited drug coverage with no gap.

Medicare Information Seminar Schedule
Members Eligible for CHP Retiree Advantage: Second and fourth Wednesday of every month
All Other CHP Members: Second and fourth Friday of every month
Time and place: 10 a.m., Governor’s Square Health Center
Telephone: 850-523-7441or 1-877-247-6512;
TTY/TDD 850-383-3534 or 1-800-955-8771,
8 a.m. to 8 p.m., seven days a week