Medicare Preferred Provider Organization Plans (PPO)
Preferred Provider Organization Plans (PPOs) are among the most common and popular health plans right now for working Americans. In a PPO you:
- Don’t need referrals to see a specialist provider out-of-network. You may need plan approval before you get certain services in and/or out-of-network.
- Can see any doctor or provider that accepts Medicare. However, if you go to doctors, hospitals, or other providers who are not part of the plan, you may pay more.
- You continue to pay your Medicare Part B premium and PPO premium.
- Co-payments apply to some services and some services.