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 a PPO premium.
Co-payments apply to some services and some services.