The Freedom Blue PPO Medicare Advantage plan has health and drug coverage, moderate in-network cost-sharing and in-network freedom to select health care providers and hospitals, reports HealthPocket, a technology company that rates health plans. Services not covered by traditional Medicare Parts A and B include dental, vision and hearing.
The Freedom Blue PPO plan offers all the coverage of traditional Medicare Part A hospital insurance, including hospital care, skilled nursing facility care, home health services and home hospice care or outpatient care in a Medicare-certified hospice, according to HealthPocket. The plan also covers Medicare Part B medical services such as doctor visits, lab tests, surgeries, ambulance and in-patient and outpatient mental health care. It provides durable medical equipment such as wheelchairs, oxygen and diabetes supplies and services. It offers preventive services such as screenings, tests, measurements and counseling.
The Freedom Blue PPO plan outpatient coverage includes substance abuse therapy, tobacco cessation counseling and rehabilitation, advises HealthPocket. It provides routine foot care and foot care for diabetes-related nerve damage. The plan provides for routine dental, vision and hearing exams and equipment such as eyeglasses and hearing aids. Drug coverage includes generic and name-brand drugs from preferred and nonpreferred pharmacies at various rates of copayment and coinsurance.