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Group Medicare Plan Overview

Medicare-Eligible Employees

The high cost of medical care and prescriptions can make it difficult for companies to offer health insurance for their retirees. Our Medicare Choices Group Plans make it easy. You'll receive all the benefits of Medicare, and more, from CDPHP.

Our group Medicare plans include:

  • Low copayments for primary and specialty care
  • Copayments for Medicare-covered stays in network hospitals
  • Lab tests and X-rays at designated sites — covered in full
  • Routine eye exams and hearing tests with just a copayment, plus an allowance toward eyeglasses or contact lenses, and hearing aids
  • Worldwide coverage for emergency and urgently needed care
  • Prescription drugs

With our Group Medicare coverage you can enjoy all the benefits of Medicare and more if you are an eligible employee or retiree.  Check with your current or former employer to see if they offer Group Medicare coverage.

Benefits of Medicare, Service of CDPHP

How it Works

Enjoy the benefits of Medicare while knowing you’re getting the service and support we are known for!

Find Us in Your Area

CDPHP Medicare Choices Group Plans are available to eligible retirees and employees with Medicare Parts A & B living in Albany, Broome, Chenango, Columbia, Delaware, Dutchess, Essex, Fulton, Greene, Hamilton, Herkimer, Madison, Montgomery, Oneida, Orange, Otsego, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Tioga, Ulster, Warren, and Washington counties.

For more details on Medicare coverage visit Medicare.gov

Don’t have group coverage? Choose CDPHP Medicare Choices Plans for Individuals.

Group Medicare Plan Tools

Group Medicare Plan Tools

Here are some tools that might be helpful to you if you have a CDPHP Group Medicare plan.

Medicare Choices Group Drug Plans - 2014 Group Formulary
The list of covered drugs for employer group members of CDPHP Medicare Choices Group plans with Part D prescription drug coverage.

Medicare Choices Group Drug Plans - 2014 Enhanced Group Formulary
The list of additional covered non-Part D prescription drugs for some employer group members of CDPHP Medicare Choices Group Drug Plans.

Medicare: Notice of Formulary Updates - 2014
List of updates and changes to the CDPHP Medicare Choices Drug Plans 2014 Formulary.

Secure Online Access for Members
Find answers to many of your questions, check your claims, change your primary care provider, update your address, order new ID cards, and more – all online, 24/7.

Find-A-Doc and Find-A-Doc Mobile
Search the most current listing of providers and pharmacies in our network.

Wellness Workshops
Sign up for a free wellness and fitness classes! See the line-up of classes and register online.

Forms
Find any forms you may need to complete for care with your HMO plan.

Group Medicare FAQs

Get answers to the most common questions about Group Medicare plans.

Q. Can I get extra medicine if I am going to be on vacation?

A. Yes. Medicare plan members should call 1-866-289-2319. All TTY/TDD users may call 1-866-236-1069.

Q. How do I use the eyeglasses allowance?

A. The eyewear allowance varies by plan. Please refer to your Evidence of Coverage or Benefits Summary for your plan's allowance amount.

Go to our FAQs page for a list of all Medicare related questions.