Founded in 1977 by seniors who wanted to remain independent and stay in their own homes, SCAN Health Plan is a nonprofit company offering Medicare Advantage plans to residents of California. The company offers plans in select counties: Los Angeles, Riverside, Orange, San Bernardino, San Diego, Ventura, Sonoma, San Francisco, Napa and Santa Clara. Over 180,000 seniors have SCAN Medicare Advantage plans, which include the SCAN Classic (HMO), the SCAN Plus (HMO) and the SCAN Prime (HMO)
SCAN also offers several MA plans featuring Scripps Health providers in San Diego county. Overall, SCAN MA plans are highly rated by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, earning 4.5 stars. The company continues to focus on helping seniors age in place. Many of its Medicare Advantage plans offer in-home health care benefits, telehealth services and transportation benefits.
SCAN Medicare Advantage in 2019
Below, we’ve outlined some Medicare Advantage offerings from SCAN in 2019 using information from San Diego County. Plan availability and pricing varies based on where you live, which is why it’s a good idea to get a customized quote when shopping for Medicare Advantage. Here’s what you might find in San Diego next year:
|SCAN Medicare Advantage (2019)|
|Scripps Classic HMO||Scripps Signature HMO||Scripps Plus HMO|
|Deductibles||$0 for medical $0 for drug||$0 for medical $0 for drug||$183 for medical $415 for drug (tiers 2-5)|
|Network||In-network coverage only||In-network coverage only||In-network coverage only|
|Rx cost||$0 copay for tier 1||$0 copay for tier 1||$0 copay for tier 1|
|Special features||$130 for eyewear every two years; transportation benefits||$175 for eyewear every two years; transportation benefits||Hearing aids and routine dental; $300 for eyewear every two years; transportation benefits|
|CMS Star Rating||4.5||4.5||4.5|
SCAN does not offer Medicare supplement plans (Medigap) in 2019. If you want to learn more about supplemental policies to original Medicare offered by other companies, or you’re interested in finding the SCAN Medicare Advantage plans available in your zip code, contact us today for a personalized quote based on your needs.
SCAN also offers special needs plans (SNPs) for people who qualify for both Medicare and Medicaid. These plans include SCAN Connection, SCAN Heart First for people with cardiovascular disease or congestive heart failure, and SCAN Balance for people with diabetes.
In addition to health plans, SCAN provides a free community-based program called Independence at Home to help seniors who want to remain in their homes. The company’s other offerings include community education, caregiver support and volunteer opportunities.