CHP Retiree Advantage (HMO) State of Florida
Capital Health Plan Retiree Advantage (HMO) is offered by the State of Florida to their Medicare-eligible retirees and Medicare-eligible dependents of retirees. This provides our members the opportunity to participate in their State of Florida-sponsored health plan after retirement and becoming Medicare eligible. This plan provides access to an expansive network of physicians, including exclusive access to the Physician Group of Capital Health Plan located at one of our three health centers.
Introduced last year, Capital Health Plan State of Florida Retiree Classic (HMO) is a new plan for Medicare-eligible retirees and their dependents are ineligible to enroll. View the Summary of Benefits to review the two plan options for the State of Florida.
To be eligible for either plan option, you must be entitled to Medicare Part A, enrolled in Medicare Part B, and live in the Capital Health Plan service area. Retiree Advantage will provide all of your Medicare benefits and services, including prescription drug coverage (Medicare Parts A, B, and D). Review our Medicare calendar to attend a seminar, or call our local office to talk to one of our experienced representatives to learn more.
Due to COVID-19, Capital Health Plan has pre-recorded the State of Florida Retiree Advantage (HMO) seminar for your convenience.
2021 Retiree Advantage Annual Notice of Changes (ANOC) provides details of changed in plan benefits and coverage from one year to the next.
The 2021 State of Florida Benefits Summary provides a summary of your plan’s benefits, premium, copayments, and coinsurance information.
Your 2020 CHP State of Florida Retiree Advantage Evidence of Coverage provides details about your Medicare health and prescription drug coverage, explains how to get the care you need, and includes plan conditions and limitations.
Sometimes you are taking a drug that is not on our formulary, and if that is the circumstance please review the 2021 Prime Medicare Transition Policy for additional information. During the time when you are receiving a temporary supply of a drug, you should talk with your provider to decide what to do when your temporary supply runs out. You can either switch to a different drug covered by the plan or ask the plan to make an exception for you and cover your current drug. For a temporary supply, please call CHP Member Services.
To enroll in CHP State of Florida Retiree Advantage, you will need to download and complete the 2020 CHP Retiree Advantage Enrollment Application. Please return the completed enrollment application directly to CHP. You may enroll anytime within 90 days before the effective date of coverage. Additionally, you can also download the Enrollment Checklist as a guide.
You may be able to get Extra Help to pay for your prescription drug premiums and costs. The amount of Extra Help that you can get depends on your income and resources. If you qualify, you will get help paying for your Medicare drug plan's monthly premium and prescription copayments or coinsurance. Your premium generally will be lower if you receive Extra Help from Medicare.
Learn more about Medicare's Extra Help program.
You can qualify if you are eligible for Medicaid as well as Medicare. You also may qualify if your yearly income is $18,735 or less if you are single with no dependents, or $25,365 or less if you are married and living with your spouse with no dependents, and your resources are less than $14,610 if single or $29,160 if you are married and living with your spouse. If you live in Alaska or Hawaii, or pay at least half of the living expenses of dependent family members, income limits are higher.
Documents on this page are available in Portable Document Format (PDF). Adobe Reader (free) may be used to open these files.
An advanced directive ensures that both medical professionals and your loved ones understand the end-of-life decisions you want in the event you’re unable to explain them due to a medical emergency. An advanced directive is simply a statement, made while you are competent, about the medical treatment you want if you can’t make those decisions later. Decisions made early and communicated plainly may have tremendous value for you and your family.
To obtain a copy of Five Wishes, an advanced directive document that addresses all of an individual's needs (medical, personal, emotional, and spiritual), call Capital Health Plan's Health Information Line at (850) 383-3400.
Through the Planning Early About Care at the End (PEACE) program, Big Bend Hospice offers individualized assistance in completing the Five Wishes Advanced Directive. To schedule an appointment with a PEACE facilitator, contact Big Bend Hospice at (850) 878-5310 or visit the Big Bend Hospice website.
For instructions on how to use the form to appoint a representative, visit Appointment of Representative Form Instructions.
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