Ochsner – it’s healthcare with peace of mind
Offering quality healthcare, Ochsner Health System has grown and strengthened into a regional healthcare leader. Ochsner delivers world class care close to home with 29 owned, managed and affiliated hospitals and over 60 health centers. Ochsner has earned the trust of patients throughout the region by delivering an easily accessible, coordinated system of care, advanced technologies, skilled physicians and advanced medical treatment.
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What is a Medicare Advantage Plan?
Medicare Advantage Plans coordinate and manage your Medicare coverage. A Medicare Advantage Plan can provide more benefits than traditional Medicare. These benefits can include:
- Lower co-pays
- Preventive coverage
- Prescription drug coverage
- No deductibles
- Gym membership to Ochsner Fitness Center, at no additional charge
Have fun and get fit at Ochsner Fitness Center. All you need to do is enroll in a Medicare Advantage Plan and register at an Ochsner Fitness Center near you.
What's waiting for you at Ochsner Fitness Center?
Senior Exercise Programs and events include:
- Low Impact Aerobics
- Senior Aquatics
- Line Dancing
- Senior Yoga
- Social Events
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Choose A Medicare Advantage Plan That Contracts with Ochsner
It can be challenging to sort through many Medicare options. That’s why Ochsner wants to help you choose quality care with a plan that contracts with Ochsner. It’s a good idea to start considering Medicare plans early and compare benefits carefully. The initial Medicare enrollment period lasts seven months. You can sign up for Medicare three months before you turn 65, the month of your 65th birthday and for three months after you turn 65.
Ochsner accepts three health plans that offer several Medicare Advantage Plans –
- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
- Peoples Health
Patients with traditional Medicare and Medicare supplement plans also can receive care at Ochsner.
What About Screenings And Preventive Care?
A Medicare Advantage Plan focuses intensely on preventing disease and keeping you healthy. Ochsner shares this focus. We offer a wide range of primary medical care and health screenings. Click here for a listing of recommended screenings.
What Advantages Does Ochsner Bring To Seniors?
As the largest health system in the region, Ochsner has vast experience in caring for seniors. Our experience has helped us design care that meets the needs of older patients whose focus is on staying healthy and active. Our patients benefit from our Electronic Medical Record system (EMR). This coordinated system of care gives Ochsner physicians 24/7 access to a patient's complete medical history at all Ochsner locations, resulting in fewer duplication of tests, less complications and proven lower healthcare costs.
There are many reasons to choose Ochsner, but the most important is you receive healthcare with peace of mind. There’s nothing more valuable, especially for seniors. As you turn 65, Ochsner is committed to being your partner for good health and quality care through all the years of your life.