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Independent Health is a Medicare Advantage organization with a Medicare contract offering HMO, HMO-SNP, HMO-POS and PPO plans. Enrollment in Independent Health depends on contract renewal. A sales person will be present with information and applications. For accommodations of persons with special needs at sales meetings, please call (716) 635-4900 or 1-800-958-4405 (TTY users call 711), October 1 – December 7: Monday - Sunday, 8 a.m. - 8 p.m., December 8 - September 30: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
When you enroll in a Medicare Advantage plan, you will receive an annual contract, also called Evidence of Coverage (EOC). If you enroll in Original Medicare, the “Medicare & You” handbook is your contract. Members will need to enroll in Part A and purchase Part B of Original Medicare to enroll in a Medicare Advantage plan. You will receive a copy of the “Medicare & You” handbook if you are enrolled in a Medicare Advantage plan. See your actual member contract for details.
Out-of-network/non-contracted providers are under no obligation to treat Independent Health members, except in emergency situations. Please call our customer service number or see your Evidence of Coverage for more information, including the cost sharing that applies to out-of-network services.
Last Updated: 02/09/21