2023 EmblemHealth VIP Gold (HMO) | EmblemHealth

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EmblemHealth VIP Gold (HMO)

You will pay $0 to see your primary care doctor and $25 to see specialists. You will also get benefits Medicare does not cover, like comprehensive dental, hearing aid allowance, eyewear allowance, and a SilverSneakers® membership.


Available in the following counties: Bronx, Kings, New York, and Queens


 Provider Network: VIP Bold


Your level of Extra Help Premium
0%  $93.00
25% $83.30
50% $73.50
75% $63.80
100% $54.10

Plan Highlights

If you have any questions, please call 800-859-4880 (TTY: 711) daily from 8 am to 8 pm.

Benefit Summary

Type of Care Copay
Primary care doctor visit: $0
Specialist doctor visit:  $25
Preventive care (services that keep you healthy): $0
Urgently needed services: $35
Emergency room:  $95
Inpatient hospital coverage: $290 per day 1-7, $0 each additional day
Lab services: $0 or $15
X-rays: $25 or 20% of the cost
Type of Care Copay
Foot care: $25
Dental services (no annual dollar limit):  Comprehensive and preventive
Hearing aids:  $2,400 every 3 years
Routine eyewear:  $300 every year
24-Hour Nurse Line:  Yes
Teladoc®: $45
SilverSneakers® Yes
Prescription drugs:  Yes

Drug Coverage

Having the medicines you need is an important part of staying healthy, which is why we take our pharmacy offerings very seriously. We strive to help you make sure you can afford the medicines you take. Our formulary gives you access to thousands of them, and our pharmacy network is large enough to provide the choices you need—close to home.



(The amount you pay before your plan starts to pay)

You Pay:


$0-$4,355 - 30-Day Supply

You Pay:


Over $4,355

You Pay:


Over $7,400

You Pay:

Tier 1 Preferred Generic Drugs $0 $2 25% of the cost 5% or $4.15
Tier 2 Generic Drugs $0 $10 25% of the cost 5% or $4.15
Tier 3 Preferred Brand Drugs* $200 $40 25% of the cost 5% or $10.35
Tier 4 Non-Preferred Drugs $200 $95 25% of the cost


5% or $4.15 for generic/ preferred multisource drugs

5% or $10.35 for all other drugs 


Tier 5 Specialty Drugs $200 29% of the cost 25% of the cost

5% or $4.15 for generic/ preferred multisource drugs

5% or $10.35 for all other drugs

Tier 6 Select Care Drugs




5% or $4.15

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Plan Documents

Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) is an HMO/HMO D-SNP plan with a Medicare contract and a contract with the New York State Department of Health. Enrollment in HIP depends on contract renewal. HIP is an EmblemHealth company.

SilverSneakers and the SilverSneakers shoe logotype are registered trademarks of Tivity Health, Inc. © 2022 Tivity Health, Inc. All rights reserved. All rights reserved. Teladoc and related marks are trademarks of Teladoc Health, Inc. and are used by EmblemHealth with permission.

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Last Update 10/01/2022