For 2022, the Medicare Part B annual deductible will be $233.00 for Members and dependents enrolled in the LACERS Anthem Blue Cross PPO plan (with only Medicare Part B). This deductible is the amount of money you have to pay before your insurance starts covering the costs for your healthcare expenses.
WHAT COUNTS TOWARDS THE MEDICARE PART B DEDUCTIBLE?
Medical services and supplies count towards the Medicare Part B deductible.
WHAT DOES NOT COUNT TOWARDS THE MEDICARE PART B DEDUCTIBLE?
Co-payments associated with medical services or prescriptions covered by Medicare Part B do not apply towards the Medicare Part B deductible.
MEMBERS OVER 65 ENROLLED IN ANTHEM BLUE CROSS PPO OUT-OF-COUNTRY PLAN
Members over the age of 65 and enrolled in the Anthem Blue Cross PPO Out-of-Country plan do not have to pay the Medicare Part B deductible. However, you are subject to the $500/per person annual deductible implemented by Anthem Blue Cross.
WHAT MEDICARE PART B COVERS
Visit medicare.gov to find information on the types of medical services covered by Medicare Part B. You may also call Medicare and speak with a customer service representative at 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227).