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Blue Cross has a large network of providers, which means you have more options when it comes to choosing doctors and hospitals.

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Cost Savings

Blue Cross NC offers competitive pricing on Medicare plans, which can help you save money on healthcare costs.

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The Freedom to Change Plans

There are two opportunities for everyone to switch plans: October 15 to December 7 and January 1 to March 31. Talk to an agent for additional information and exceptions.

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Wellness Benefits

Blue Cross offers wellness benefits, such as fitness programs and wellness coaching, to help you maintain your health and prevent illness.

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Advantages include locking in rates, avoiding coverage gaps, wellness programs, and more.

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The A, B, C and D of Medicare

Medicare is a federal program to help people age 65 and older (or under age 65 who are Medicare-eligible) cover health care costs. It includes four types of coverage, labeled Parts A, B, C and D.

Part A – Hospital Insurance

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  • Run by the federal government

  • Hospital care

  • Skilled nursing facility care

  • Hospice care

  • Home health services

Part B – Medical Insurance

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  • Run by the federal government

  • Doctor visits

  • Preventative services

  • Ambulance services

  • Physical and speech therapy

Medicare Part C – Medicare Advantage

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  • Part A benefits, including hospital visits, skilled nursing care and home health care

  • Part B benefits, such as doctor visits, outpatient care, screenings and lab tests

  • Prescription drug coverage (Part D coverage is included in most Medicare Advantage plans)

Medicare Part D – Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage

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  • Help pay for prescription drugs including both brand-name and generic medications

  • A list of the drugs (also called a formulary) covered under the plan

  • A network of available pharmacies to choose from and mail order pharmacy services

Which Path is Best For You?

Compare paths 1 & 2 below

Path 1

Original Medicare

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Government-Managed

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À La Carte Coverage

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Accepted Nationwide

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Enjoy travel & like customization

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Path 2

Medicare Advantage

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Insurance Company-Managed

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Bundled Coverage

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Accepted within a Network

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Want extra benefits & need a spending cap

Blue Medicare Supplement

Blue Medicare Supplement from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
Blue Medicare Supplement

For North Carolina Beneficiaries Enrolled in Both Medicare Part A and Part B

Original Medicare only covers some of your medical costs. That’s why Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (Blue Cross NC) offers reliable Medicare Supplement plans to help lessen the worries over what Medicare doesn’t cover. Choose from a variety of Blue Medicare Supplement plans to find the plan that best fits your needs and your budget.

With Blue Medicare Supplement, You’ll Enjoy:

  • Coverage for the costs not covered by Original Medicare (Parts A and B)

  • The freedom to see any Medicare-participating provider nationwide

  • Rates as low as $381

  • Flexibility to change plans

  • A healthy aging and exercise program

  • A program for significant savings on hearing aids

Supplement Plans from Blue Cross NC: Discover the Benefit of Blue℠

Blue Medicare Supplement plans provide savings and peace of mind for more than 234,000 North Carolinians across our state.2 As North Carolina’s preferred health insurer,3 people depend on Blue Cross NC's large network of providers and 87 years of experience to provide the knowledge and expertise they need, right in their own backyard.

Blue-to-Blue ℠ : Built-In Flexibility

All Blue Medicare Supplement plans feature the freedom to switch Medicare Supplement plans at specific times throughout the year. If your needs or budget change, simply change plans without having to answer additional health questions.4

Guaranteed Acceptance

You cannot be turned down for Blue Medicare Supplement, and may not have to complete a medical questionnaire, if you meet the following criteria:

  • You are age 65 or older, or under age 65 and are eligible for Medicare due to disability5

  • You enroll within six months of enrolling in Medicare Part B

  • You are not covered by certain Medicaid programs

  • You are a resident of North Carolina

No Waiting Periods

If you enroll early, you may be eligible for a Medicare Supplement plan without waiting periods for pre-existing conditions. If you wait until after your deadline to enroll, you may have a waiting period for pre-existing conditions.

Stay Healthy With Silver&Fit ®

Most Blue Medicare Supplement plans include our healthy aging and exercise program, Silver&Fit. Enjoy a low-cost fitness membership at a fitness facility near you, or enroll in the Home Fitness Program and exercise in the comfort of your own home.6

TruHearing Program ®

TruHearing covers one hearing aid per ear per year for a low copay of $699 per TruHearing Advanced hearing aid or $999 per TruHearing Premium hearing aid. Also, as part of the program, a TruHearing provider will help you choose the best hearing aid for your lifestyle and unique hearing needs.7

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Jones County

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Jones County is a great place for seniors to retire, where they can enjoy a peaceful, serene atmosphere with plenty of leisure activities and relaxation opportunities. The county has a population of 9,600, with 22.1% over 65. It benefits from several senior centers, including the Jones County Senior Center, which offers a range of activities and programs. In addition, seniors can enjoy a round of golf at the local golf courses, explore the Croatan National Forest, or visit the Maysville Museum and the Jones County Historical Society to learn more about the area’s history.

The county offers a low cost of living, with a median home value of $93,400, significantly lower than the state average of $193,200. Jones County has several nearby hospitals for healthcare services, including CarolinaEast Medical Center and Vidant Medical Center, which are less than an hour away. Jones County (zip codes 28585, 28573, 28538, 28515, and 28586) also has a local clinic, which provides various medical services, including health screenings for seniors.

Jones County is a warm community where seniors can build lasting friendships. Towns in the county include Trenton, Maysville, and Pollocksville, which offer different amenities and services (such as a local library and post office in Trenton). Jones County is an excellent choice for seniors, with plenty of activities and top-quality healthcare facilities nearby.

Area Hospitals
  • Carolina East Medical Ctr, 2000 Neuse Blvd, New Bern, NC, 28560, (252) 633-8111

  • Carteret Health Care, 3500 Arendell St, Morehead City, NC, 28557, (252) 499-6000

  • Cherry Hospital, 1401 W Ash St, Goldsboro, NC, 27530, (919) 947-7000

  • ECU Health Beaufort Hosp A, 628 E 12th St, Washington, NC, 27889, (252) 975-4100

  • ECU Health Maynard Children's, 2102 Stantonsburg Rd, Greenville, NC, 27834, (252) 816-3714

  • ECU Health Medical Ctr, 2100 Stantonsburg Rd, Greenville, NC, 27834, (252) 847-4100

  • UNC Lenoir Health Care, 100 Airport Rd, Kinston, NC, 28501, (252) 522-7000

  • Walter B Jones Alcohol & Drug, 2577 W 5th St, Greenville, NC, 27834, (252) 830-3426

  • Wayne MEMORIAL Hospital, 2605 Medical Office Pl, Goldsboro, NC, 27534, (919) 731-6112

  • Wayne UNC Health Care, 2700 Wayne Memorial Dr, Goldsboro, NC, 27534, (919) 736-1110

Area Medical Clinics
  • Abhishek K Mishra MD, 701 Doctors Dr, Kinston, NC, 28501, (252) 559-2200

  • Acupuncture Of Eastern NC, 1425 S Glenburnie Rd # 6, New Bern, NC, 28562, (252) 665-3294

  • Audit-Tel, Greenville, NC, 27858, (252) 353-3331

  • Cape Carteret Family Medicine, 1057d Cedar Point Blvd # D, Cedar Point, NC, 28584, (252) 764-2121

  • Community Care Plan-Eastern, 521 Moye Blvd # C, Greenville, NC, 27834, (252) 816-0830

  • East Carolina Heart Inst, 526 Moye Blvd, Greenville, NC, 27834, (252) 847-5755

  • East Carolina Univ Family Med, 101 Heart Dr, Greenville, NC, 27834, (252) 744-4611

  • East Coast Onsite Medical Care, 505 Greenville Blvd SE, Greenville, NC, 27858, (252) 754-2273

  • Ecu Department-Family Medicine, 101 Heart Dr, Greenville, NC, 27834, (252) 744-2607

  • ECU Health Bover Hospital, 1209 Brown St, Washington, NC, 27889, (252) 975-4308

  • ECU Health Family Medicine-LA, 101 S Carey St, La Grange, NC, 28551, (252) 566-4021

  • ECU Health Gamma Knife Ctr, 2100 Stantonsburg Rd, Greenville, NC, 27834, (252) 847-2611

  • ECU Health Gastroenterology, 521 Moye Blvd # C, Greenville, NC, 27834, (252) 816-0800

  • ECU Health Heart-Vascular Care, 701 Doctors Dr # B, Kinston, NC, 28501, (252) 559-2200

  • ECU Health Sleep Ctr-Grnvll, 4 Doctors Park Medical Dr, Greenville, NC, 27834, (252) 847-7500

  • Goshen Medical Ctr-Fremont, 109 S Sycamore St, Fremont, NC, 27830, (919) 242-4382

  • Goshen Medical Ctr, 2001 Neuse Blvd, New Bern, NC, 28560, (910) 219-1082

  • Goshen Medical Ctr, 325 N Carolina Highway 55, Mount Olive, NC, 28365, (919) 658-5900

  • Healthfirst Medical Ctr Inc, 1201 Carolina Ave, Washington, NC, 27889, (252) 833-0365

  • Lindsey Roberson FNP, 701 Doctors Dr, Kinston, NC, 28501, (252) 559-2200

  • Med Center 1, 1688 E Arlington Blvd, Greenville, NC, 27858, (252) 353-1464

  • Miracles In Sight, 620 Red Banks Rd, Greenville, NC, 27858, (252) 751-0785

  • Snow Hill Medical Ctr, 1106 Kingold Blvd, Snow Hill, NC, 28580, (252) 747-2921

  • UNC Family Medicine At Rswd, 2600 US Highway 70 W, Goldsboro, NC, 27530, (919) 739-4808

  • Vidant Medical Ctr, 3900 E 10th St, Greenville, NC, 27858, (252) 847-4325

  • Vidant Outpatient Rehab, 2310 Stantonsburg Rd, Greenville, NC, 27834, (252) 847-6603

  • Vitality Health & Wellness, 1429 E Fire Tower Rd # 104, Greenville, NC, 27858, (252) 364-2802

  • Westcare Innovative Healthcare, 2710 Beddard Rd, Grimesland, NC, 27837, (252) 754-0920

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Footnotes

  1. Example for a female non-smoker, age 65. Premium rates can vary based on a number of factors. Contact Blue Cross NC or your authorized agent to learn more.

  2. 234,000; Blue Cross NC internal data for Medicare Advantage, Medicare Supplement and stand-alone Part D as of October 2020.

  3. Blue Cross NC Brand Tracking Study; Ipsos; July 2020.

  4. Members of plans sponsored by Blue Cross NC will be able to change to other plans available when they purchased their original plan. Certain limits apply.

  5. Guaranteed acceptance is limited to Plan A for those under age 65 who have Medicare due to disability.

  6. Disclaimer: The Silver&Fit program is provided by American Specialty Health Fitness, Inc. (ASH Fitness), a subsidiary of American Specialty Health Incorporated (ASH). The program is not part of a member’s policy or benefits, and is not available on our Plan G-HD. All programs and services are not available in all areas. Please make sure to talk to a doctor before starting or changing an exercise routine. Silver&Fit, Fit at Home and the Silver&Fit logo are trademarks of ASH. Other names or logos may be trademarks of their respective owners. Home kits are subject to change. Not all YMCAs participate in the network. ASH does not offer Blue Cross NC products or services. Not connected with or endorsed by the U.S. government or the federal Medicare program.

  7. Disclaimer: TruHearing is a registered trademark of TruHearing, Inc. TruHearing is an independent company and does not offer Blue Cross NC products or services. This program may change or be discontinued at any time.

Notes:

  • For costs and further details of the coverage, including exclusions, any reductions or limitations, and terms under which the policy may be continued in force, contact your agent or the company.

  • Plan A: BMS A, 12/18; Plan G: BMS G, 12/18; Plan G-HD: BMS HDG, 12/18; Plan K: BMS K, 12/18; Plan N: BMS N, 12/18.

  • Agent / Agency is an independent authorized Agent / Agency licensed to sell and promote products from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (Blue Cross NC). The content contained in this site is maintained by Agent / Agency. Neither Blue Cross NC nor its agents are connected with or endorsed by the U.S. government or the federal Medicare program.

Caution: Policy benefits are limited to those approved by Medicare for payment.

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We do not offer every plan available in your area. Any information we provide is limited to those plans we do offer in your area. Please contact Medicare.gov or 1-800-MEDICARE to get information on all of your options.

Jones County ZIP Codes include: 28522, 28573, and 28585

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