Decision-making Checklist

Get Plan Information

Learn more about what Medicare Advantage, Medigap, and Medicare Prescription Drug All links should be underlined. Plans are available in your area. For information about plan options from Blue Cross, go to the Medicare Plans & Options page.

Make a List of Your Healthcare Needs

  • What healthcare services do you need regularly?
  • Are you anticipating any special needs, such as surgery?

Use this list to compare coverage and out-of-pocket costs for the plans you are considering.

Make a List of Your Medications

Use this list to determine which Medicare Prescription Drug Plan is best for you. Check each plan’s formulary to make sure the drugs are covered, and compare out-of-pocket costs.

Make a List of Your Doctors and Pharmacy

Check to see if they participate in the networks of any plans you’re considering.

Last updated: 01/10/2013

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Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island is an HMO plan with a Medicare contract. Enrollment in Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island depends on contract renewal.