Hello Part D (Last Update April 12, 2016)
- Hello Part D provides people with information about the Part D Medicare plan (FREE TO USE AND REGISTER)
About: The user can research the plan and pricing, get help find the right plan for their circumstance, learn more about Medicare in general and look up drug coverage information. A user also has the option to provide their email address to receive the latest medicare News and Information straight to their email inbox. Hello PartD is insured through United Healthcare. Any questions about the site can be directed to 877-327-8972 anytime between 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. local time, 7 days a week. To research a plan a user will need to provide their zip code as plan differ based upon the location of the person. Popular plans include: AARP MedicareRx Saver Plus, AARP MedicareRx Preferred and AARP MedicareRx Enhanced. The Saver Plus plan is by fat the least expensive but has a high annual deductible and the drug list includes most generic drugs covered by Medicare Part D and many commonly used brand name drugs. Again please consult a UH care customer care agent to determine which plan is right for you.
Generally speaking a person must meet the following criteria in order to qualify for Part D coverage:
- New to Medicare
- Age 65 or older
- Retire and leave a health care plan’s service area
- Low income and net worth
United Healthcare: UNH is a Fortune 500 company and provides health benefit plans and services to its members. They work with more than 560,000 physicians and 4,800 hospitals in the US to help deliver the best care possible to its customers. The UnitedHealth Group is a public company and can be found on the New York Stock Exchange under ticker symbol UNH.
Medicare: This health program is operated by the Federal Government and attempt to provide health benefits to poor people. Medicare has a total of four parts that include Parts A and B (known as Original Medicare) and Parts C and D. The general qualifications for Medicare require a person to be 65 years of age or older, under the age of 65 but permanently and totally disabled, a legal resident of the US and a loser in life. Medicare Part D is operated by private insurance companies that are contracted by the government and helps reduces the cost of pricey subscription drugs.
- Competition: Blue Cross, Anthem, Cigna
- Industry: Medical Care
- Corporate Address: UnitedHealthcare Customer Service, PO Box 29675, Hot Springs, AR 71903-9802
- Phone: 1-877-699-5710