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Portland Medicare, Multnomah County, OR Medicare

Health Plan One offers various health plans for Portland, which is part of Multnomah County, Oregon.  Medicare carriers that offer Medicare Advantage and Medicare supplement plans in Oregon include AARP, Aetna, Mutual of Omaha, and UniCare.

PPARxOR is an Oregon state-run prescription drug program which helps low-income seniors participate in Part D.  Based on age, household income, type of health insurance, you may be eligible to apply. For more information about PPARxOR, call (888) 477-2669.

For more information about Oregon State Medicare, visit our Oregon Medicare page.

To join a Medicare Advantage plan, the beneficiary must already be enrolled in Medicare Part A and Medicare Part B.  The beneficiary is also required to pay their monthly Medicare Part B premium in addition to their Medicare Advantage plan.

Why choose a Medicare Advantage plan?

Medicare Advantage includes Part A, (Hospital Coverage), Part B (Medicine Coverage) and may also include Part D (Pharmacy Benefits).

Medicare Advantage plans include a variety of types such as Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) plans, Preferred Provider Organization plans (PPO), Private Fee For Service Plans (PFFS) and Medicare Special Needs plans. Preferred Provider Organization plans differ from Health Maintenance plans in that it allows the beneficiary to choose a healthcare professional out of the plan’s network.  Deductibles may be lower, however, if the beneficiary chooses an in-network healthcare professional.

Main points to consider when choosing the appropriate plan for you are premium costs, and the costs of deductibles.  If the premiums or the deductibles seem high, you may want to see what benefits the Medicare Advantage plan offers.  Some Medicare Advantage plans offer yearly eye exams, as well as free prescriptions every two years, hearing exams and hearing aid coverage.  Prescription drug coverage and pharmacy choice are two other important factors to take into consideration.

Aetna has been a healthcare provider for over 150 years. Aetna provides a variety of plans to meet the needs of senior citizens in Oregon.  Aetna offers bonuses that exceed Original Medicare such as wellness, vision, and fitness benefits and discounts on health related services.  For more information on Aetna Medicare, visit our Aetna Medicare page.

Humana healthcare formed in 1961.  Humana offers Oregon residents a variety of HumanaChoice PPO plans. For more information on Humana Medicare, visit our Humana Medicare page

AARP offers Oregon a variety of PPO, POS, and HMO plans.  For more information about AARP Medicare, visit our AARP Medicare page.

Medical Mutual of Omaha’s Savings Accounts provide the beneficiary with health insurance combined with tax benefits and investment opportunities.  For more information about Medical Mutual, visit our Medicare Mutual of Omaha Medicare page.

Call our trained health insurance representatives at 877.56.PLANS to receive a Miami Medicare Quote and advice on what the appropriate plan is to fit your needs.