New to the senior market in 2019, Oscar Medicare Advantage has quickly made itself known amongst its competitors. Oscar’s plan of attack is simple, provide a concierge-like service and offering rewards and incentives, all while keeping their benefits among the best in the areas that they serve. They have implanted themselves into their markets by partnering with local health systems, like Montefiore Health System in NYC. While maintaining a robust network, integrating with Montefiore provides Oscar’s members Concierge services for more accessible, personalized care.
Oscar Medicare Advantage Service Area
The initial 2020 rollout for Oscar is in New York City and Houston, TX markets. In New York, the plans will be available in Orange, Rockland, Westchester and Bronx counties. All of the plan benefit information can be found on our Medicare quoting page. The plan in Bronx county is branded with the Montefiore name, but all of New York is covered by a large network of doctors and hospitals. Texas plans will be available in Fort Bend, Harris and Montgomery counties. The Houston network will be one of the strongest and includes Houston Methodist, VillageMD and Privia Medical Group.
Oscar Medicare Advantage Difference
Any plan can offer benefits comparable to each other when looking at copays and deductibles. Oscar combines those benefits while including several other unique plan designs. They utilize a partnership with Capsule Pharmacy to offer same-day delivery of prescription drugs and have prescription refills completed right over the phone. Every member of Oscar Medicare Advantage gets their very own Concierge Care Team that includes care guides and a nurse to help answer questions and save money. Oscar’s Rewards and Incentives program encourages members to take personal steps toward better health and adds value to being an Oscar member. As an Oscar member, you will receive gift cards as rewards for completing various health-related activities such as getting your annual wellness visit or breast cancer screening. Members can earn up to $250 per plan year in gift cards. All of this, along with no referrals, 24/7 access to telemedicine, and a free fitness benefit make Oscar an easy sale when in their service area.
How to sell Oscar Medicare Advantage
Like other Medicare Advantage plans, you must be licensed, certified and appointed to be eligible to sell Oscar. Get the process started by completing our one-page contract form. Once through contracting, you’ll need to upload or attach your AHIP certification, then complete the product training specific to Oscar’s plans. Once you are active, you can use their paper apps, or utilize our Connect4Medicare online application system, which includes almost all carriers in addition to Oscar. Check out our YouTube training video for more on the electronic application process.
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