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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 – March 31: Monday - Sunday, 8 a.m. - 8 p.m., April 1 - 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.
Last Updated: 03/25/2019