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Medicare Select

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Quartz Medicare Select Plan Information

Medicare Select is a health plan that helps fill in the gaps of original Medicare. Medicare Select is designed to work with Medicare and pay certain charges Medicare does not cover.

  • Covers Part A and Part B deductibles and helps fill in the gaps between Medicare and your health care expenses.
  • Covers a routine eye exam and a routine hearing exam once per year.
  • Provides access to a comprehensive provider network with guaranteed access to the world-class physicians at UW Health.
  • Coordinates your care through a primary care provider* you select.
  • Does not require written referrals to see specialists. However, some prior authorizations are required, depending on the service.
  • Offers value-added programs and services to help you maintain a healthy lifestyle.

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Quartz Med Select Cover Medicare Part D?

Does Quartz Medicare Select Cover Medicare Part D?

Quartz does not cover Medicare Part D. If you are interested in purchasing a Medicare Part D plan, we can provide information about companies that cover this plan.

Who are my participating providers?

You can find a list of participating providers (doctors, hospitals and other health care facilities) by going to QuartzBenefits/findadoctor (select the Quartz One network). To print a directory from Find A Doctor, select the "Show Printable List" icon and then answer the question "Medicare Select Network" with "Yes".

About Primary Care Providers (PCPs)

What is a primary care provider (PCP)?

A primary care provider (PCP) is a doctor (MD), physician's assistant (PA) nurse practitioner (NP) who manages your health care so you receive consistent medical care in an effective and efficient manner. Your PCP will coordinate your medical care through the use of participating specialty practitioners.

Do I need to choose a PCP*?

Quartz requires most members to have a PCP.

To select your PCP, Quartz provides you with the following options –

  • Choose a PCP from the list of participating practitioners found at (select the Commercial HMO / POS Network)
  • Choose a participating clinic and Quartz will assign a PCP at the clinic. Have Quartz assign you a PCP and clinic close to your home.

    If you would like help in selecting a UW Health PCP, contact the UW Health Welcome Center at (800) 552-4255 weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. You can also send an email to

Can I change my PCP?

Yes. You can change your PCP at any time.

We offer two convenient ways to change your PCP –

  • Go to
  • Call Quartz Customer Service at (800) 362-3310.

PCP changes are effective on the day of Quartz’s receipt of your request unless you request a future date.

Do I need to see my PCP for all my health care?

You should talk with your PCP before seeing other types of practitioners, so he / she may coordinate your health care.

What if I need to see a specialist?

You should work with your PCP to determine if you need specialty care. If you do, he / she will refer you to an appropriate specialist who is participating for your network.

What if I want to terminate my Medicare Select plan?

Requests to terminate coverage need to be submitted in writing.

Please send your request by mail or fax to:


Attn: Enrollment
840 Carolina Street
Sauk City, WI 53583

Fax: (608) 775-8060


Customer Service Phone: (608) 644-3430 or (800) 362-3310.

*Medicare Select Plus members do not need to choose a primary care provider (PCP).