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Medicare Enhanced

VNSNY CHOICE Medicare Enhanced (HMO) covers all of the services you receive under Original Medicare, plus your Medicare prescription drug coverage. VNSNY CHOICE also provides several terrific benefits, including a Care Manager who will assist you with all of the medical care you need and help you obtain other benefits and services for which you may be eligible.

VNSNY CHOICE Medicare Enhanced (HMO) also offers unique benefits to members, including:

  • $0 co-payment for primary care, as well as for many other services, screenings and vaccines
  • $0 deductible for Part B services or prescription drug coverage
  • $20 co-payment for in-network specialist care, including podiatry, outpatient mental health care and outpatient rehabilitation services
  • $0 co-payments for generic drugs
  • Dental coverage, including exams, x-rays and cleanings, every 6 months
  • Routine eye exams and $120 toward eyeglass frames and lenses every year
  • 24/7 nurse hotline 
  • $50,000 for emergency services and urgent care when you travel outside of the United States.
  • All Medicare-covered preventive services at no co-payment including the following: 
    • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening
    • Bone Mass Measurement
    • Cardiovascular Screenings
    • Cervical and Vaginal Cancer Screening (Pap Test and Pelvic Exam)
    • Colon Cancer Screening (Colorectal)
    • Diabetes Screenings
    • Diabetes Self-Management Training
    • EKG Screening
    • Flu Shots
    • Glaucoma Tests
    • HIV Screening
    • Hepatitis B Shots
    • Breast Cancer Screening (Mammograms)
    • Medical Nutrition Therapy Services
    • Pneumococcal Shot
    • Prostate Cancer Screenings
    • Smoking Cessation (counseling to stop smoking)

As a member of VNSNY CHOICE Medicare Enhanced, you may be able to get extra help to pay for your prescription drug premiums and costs.To see if you qualify for extra help, call:

  • 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227). TTY users should call
    1-877-486-2048, 24 hours a day/7 days a week.
  • The Social Security Office at 1­-800-772-1213 between 7 AM and 7 PM, Monday through Friday. TTY users should call-1-800-325-0778.
  • Your Medicaid Office.

The benefit information provided is a brief summary, not a complete description of benefits. For more information, contact our Customer Service department at 1-866-VNS-0047 (1-866-867-0047), Monday through Friday, 8:00am–8:00pm (TTY/TDD users should call 711). You may also review our Summary of Benefits or the Member Handbook (also called Evidence of Coverage) before making a decision about your coverage. 

For copies of the Evidence of Coverage or Summary of Benefits in Spanish, please click on the links below. 

 Last updated 08/01/2014

VNSNY CHOICESM Medicare Enhanced is an HMO plan with a Medicare contract. Enrollment in VNSNY CHOICESM Medicare depends on contract renewal.


For more information about VNSNY CHOICE Medicare, call: 1-866-VNS-0047
TTY/TTD users: 711. 

Monday-Friday, 8am-8pm  

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