Sierra Nevada Spectrum (Regional PPO) is a Preferred Provider Organization
Medicare Advantage plan
Sierra Nevada Spectrum (Regional PPO) will not be renewing its
Medicare contract effective January 1, 2013. You may choose to enroll in our
plan, but your coverage will automatically end on December 31, 2012. Because
this plan ends on December 31, 2012, if you decide to join, you are entitled to
enroll in a new MA plan or PDP beginning December 8, 2012 through February 29,
2013. However, if you want your enrollment in the new plan to take effect on
January 1, 2013, the new plan must receive your application by December 31st.
You may also have the option of enrolling in a Medicare Cost Plan, if one is
offered in your area. If you do not enroll in another MA plan, Medicare Cost
Plan or PDP plan by December 31, 2012, you will be disenrolled from our plan and
enrolled in Original Medicare on this date.
For Customer Service, call 1-877-559-4512; TTY: 711. Customer Service hours:
October 1 through February 14: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. local time, 7 days a week.
Between February 15 through September 30: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. local time, Monday -
Friday. Between February 15 through September 30: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. local time,
Monday - Friday. On Saturday, Sunday and holidays, please leave a detailed
message and a representative will return your call within a business day.
Sierra Nevada Spectrum Medicare Advantage plan is insured through Sierra
Health and Life Insurance Company, Inc., a UnitedHealthcare Insurance Company
and Medicare Advantage organization with a Medicare contract.
Enrollment Limitations: Members may enroll in the plan only during specific
times of the year. Contact Sierra Nevada Spectrum for more information. You must
have both Medicare Parts A and B to enroll in the plan. You must continue to pay
your Medicare Part B premium and use plan providers for routine care.
Sierra Nevada Spectrum (Regional PPO) service area covers Nevada.
For PPO members, with the exception of emergency or out-of-area renal
dialysis, it may cost more to get care from out-of-network providers.
Pharmacy Network Limitations: Prescription coverage subject to limitations.
You must use contracted network pharmacies to access your Part D prescription
drug benefit except under non-routine circumstances, in which case quantity
limitations and restrictions may apply.
Beneficiary information is available in alternate formats and languages.
Please call Customer Service for details.
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