Medicare Reimbursement Account

Basic Option Members with Medicare Part A and Part B can now receive up to $800 on their Medicare Reimbursement Account.

Register for Your Account

As a Basic Option member enrolled in Medicare Part A and B, you can get reimbursed up to $800 per calendar year for paying your Medicare Part B premiums. Each eligible active or retired member on a contract, including covered spouses, can get their own $800 reimbursement.

Register or Log In

Register for your Medicare Reimbursement Account online. If you have any questions, call 1-888-706-2583 weekdays from 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. Eastern time, excluding holidays.

  • You will need your 4-digit ID code. Your ID code is a combination of your day of birth (DD) and the last 2 digits of your SSN. For example, if you were born on the 8th day of the month and the last 2 digits of your SSN are 12, your ID code is 0812.
  • After you register, you will get 24/7 access to your account and you will be able to receive important updates and alerts.
  • You will not need to re-register every year. Simply log in using your existing username and password.
Get Started

Provide proof of payment

No matter how you decided to submit your claim, you must provide proof of your Medicare Part B premium payment. Examples include:

  • Social Security Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) statement or Annuity Statement
  • A copy of a credit card statement*
  • A copy of a bank statement*

Submit a claim

There are 4 ways to submit your claim. You have until December 31 of the following benefit year to submit your claim for reimbursement. (For example, if you paid your 2019 Medicare Part B premiums, you have until December 31, 2020 to submit your claim).

  1. Fax to 877-353-9236
  2. Mail to P.O. Box 14053, Lexington, KY 40512
    1. To submit a paper claim by fax or mail, download a claim form and follow the instructions on the form.
  3. Upload through HealthEquity EZ® Receipts mobile app, available at the App Store® and Google Play
  4. Upload through the HealthEquity website

Information required by the IRS

Make sure your submitted documents include the five following pieces of information as required by the IRS:

  • Name
  • Date of payment
  • Detailed description
  • Provider name (which is Medicare in this case)
  • Proof of payment

Reimbursement

There are no restrictions on how you can use your $800 reimbursement. Most claims will be reviewed within one to two business days after they have been received. Upon approval, you will receive reimbursement by direct deposit or check, depending on how you set up your account.

Download our Medicare Reimbursement Account QuickStart Guide to learn more

*If you submit a check, credit card or bank statement, you must also submit a Medicare Part B premium bill that matches the amount paid.

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