Continuing Your Care
After you enroll, Molina Medicare-Medicaid STAR+PLUS will send you a Member Handbook and a Molina Member ID card. The handbook has a lot of information about your benefits. As your new health plan, we will make sure your care continues and is not disrupted. Molina Medicare-Medicaid STAR+PLUS will work with you and your doctors to make sure you get all the care you need.
If you have a scheduled treatment and just joined Molina Medicare Medicaid STAR+PLUS Plan, call Member Services. Tell us about your treatment so we can work with you.
Continuing Care With Your Doctors
You may continue to see your doctor or receive services that were authorized before you joined Molina Medicare Medicaid STAR+PLUS Plan for a period of time to allow Molina time to attempt to contract with your provider. This time period is determined by CMS or your state.
You still must call Molina Member Services before you receive the care. If you do not call us, you may not be able to receive the care or the claim may not be paid. For example, call Member Services if you have the following services already authorized or scheduled:
- Organ, bone marrow or hematopoietic stem cell transplant
- Third trimester prenatal (pregnancy) care, including delivery
- Inpatient/outpatient surgery
- Appointment with a primary or specialty provider
- Chemotherapy or radiation treatments
- Treatment following discharge from the hospital in the last 30 days
- Non-routine dental or vision care (for example, braces or surgery)
- Medical equipment
- Services you receive at home, including home health, therapies, and nursing
After the time period determined by CMS or your state, you must get all your covered services from providers who work with Molina Medicare Medicaid STAR+PLUS Plan. These are "in-network" providers. Your doctor must agree to work with Molina Medicare Medicaid STAR+PLUS Plan.
Once you join Molina Medicare Medicaid STAR+PLUS Plan, we will tell you if any of your current medications require prior authorization (PA) that did not require authorization before you joined Molina Medicare Medicaid STAR+PLUS Plan. It is very important that you look at the information we provide and contact Member Services if you have any questions.
Our website lists the medication(s) that require prior authorization. You may need to ask your prescribing provider's office to submit a prior authorization, you cannot get the medication(s) until your provider submits a request to Molina Medicare Medicaid STAR+PLUS Plan and it is approved.
If you have any questions, you can call Member Services.