If you need long-term help with daily activities to live safely at home, it's no longer necessary to have separate Medicare and Medicaid plans to cover all of your benefits. VNSNY CHOICE Total combines all Medicare and Medicaid benefits into one integrated package. You get:
One plan instead of two — with one phone number, one ID card, and one care manager
$0 cost for your health care, including $0 premiums and $0 copays*
Unlimited transportation to medical appointments
OTC (over-the-counter) items of up to $1,164 a year ($97 a month)
The long term services and supports you need to live safely and independently in your home (such as Home Health Aide, nursing, social work, and more)
24/7 Nurse Support Line
And much more
Your Care Is Coordinated
VNSNY CHOICE Total includes many features specifically designed for individuals who have special health care needs and require supportive services in order to remain safely at home. When you join CHOICE Total, your CHOICE Total care team will work with you and your doctor to coordinate your care and to help you get all of the benefits you are entitled to.
For more information, print or download the brochure on all-in-one long term care plans from VNSNY CHOICE: English, Spanish, Chinese.
*Depending on Medicaid eligibility
This is a Medicare-related page; some of the links will take you to non-Medicare information or to a different website.
You must continue to pay your Medicare Part B premium, unless otherwise paid for under Medicaid or by another third party. This information is not a complete description of benefits. Contact the plan for more information.
Limitations, co-payments, and restrictions may apply. Benefits, premiums and/or co-payments/co-insurance may change on January 1 of each year. Some plans are available to anyone who has both Medical Assistance from the State and Medicare. Premium, co-pays, co-insurance, and deductibles may vary based on the level of Extra Help you receive. Please contact the plan for further details.
VNSNY CHOICE Medicare Total is an HMO SNP plan with a Medicare contract. This plan is also a Medicaid Advantage Plus plan, with a contract with the New York State Department of Health. Enrollment in VNSNY CHOICE Medicare depends on contract renewal.
Last updated 1/5/2017
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