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2018 Senior Care Options Plan (HMO SNP)

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Get Extra Care At No Cost
As the only 5-out-of-5 star rated Senior Care Options plan in Massachusetts for 2018, we offer our members quality care, access to doctors they know and trust, and a high level of customer service. And, eligible individuals can enroll anytime. Learn more about our 5-star rating.

You can join Tufts Health Plan Senior Care Options if you are:

  • Age 65 or older
  • Eligible for MassHealth Standard
  • A Massachusetts resident living in our service area*
  • Not diagnosed with end-stage renal disease

*Service area includes Barnstable, Bristol, Essex, Hampden, Hampshire, Middlesex, Norfolk, Suffolk, Plymouth, and Worcester Counties in Massachusetts.

Have questions about the referral process for this plan?
Referrals are an important part of your plan because they help your doctor keep track of the care you receive and ensure that the care is right for you. Learn more about the referral process in our article, "A Guide to Referrals for Senior Care Options (SCO) Plan Members."


Extra Benefits

All members of Tufts Health Plan Senior Care Options can receive all of these benefits for $0.

Instant Savings Card
Get $72 every calendar quarter to buy health items for cold and allergy, dental health, first aid and more — save $288 each year!
Free covered prescription drugs and over-the-counter (OTC) medications.
Free dental exams, dentures, fillings, root canals, crowns, and more!
Free rides to and from your medical appointments.*
Free shower chairs, grab bars, personal emergency response systems (PERS) and other supportive products for the home.
Free protective underwear, pads, catheters, and other disposable medical supplies.
Up to two (2) free pairs of therapeutic custom molded shoes for members with diabetes.
Free annual vision exam, with up to a $300 eyewear allowance.
Free routine hearing exams and hearing aids.
Free primary care and specialist visits, plus emergency coverage available worldwide.

*Non-emergency. Exceptions may apply.

For additional benefit information, view our Summary of Benefits.

Why Choose Tufts Health Plan Senior Care Options?

Why Enroll?

  • Access to high quality care.
  • More covered benefits than MassHealth Standard and original Medicare alone - at no cost to you.
  • A primary care team focused on your individual health care needs.
  • A Care Manager who works with you AND your doctor, caregiver(s), and community to get you additional services such as help to manage chronic conditions like diabetes or high cholesterol.
  • Assistance with rides to and from your doctors appointments.
  • Multilingual representatives and interpreter services available.

You must continue to pay your Medicare Part B premium (unless your Part B premium is paid for you by MassHealth Standard [Medicaid] or another third party).

The HMO SNP is available to anyone who has both MassHealth Standard (Medicaid), and Medicare Parts A and B.

The SCO is available to anyone who has MassHealth Standard only.

Tufts Health Plan is an HMO-SNP plan with a Medicare contract and a contract with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Medicaid program. Enrollment in Tufts Health Plan depends on contract renewal. Tufts Health Plan Senior Care Options is a voluntary MassHealth (Medicaid) program in association with the Executive Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS) and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).