FirstMedicare Direct  
FirstMedicare Direct HMO plans are rated 4 out of 5 Stars for calendar year 2020 by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).
Click HERE for 2020 Stars information.
Click HERE for 2019 Stars information.

Additional Benefits

Nurse Advice Line

All FirstMedicare Direct members have access to the Nurse Advice Line to get health care information 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Specially trained nurses help you when you have questions about health concerns or need health information. The nurse advice line is available at no cost.

The Nurse Advice Line can help you decide what kind of care to seek. You might be able to treat the condition at home, you might need to see your doctor, or you might need to get urgent or immediate care.

Call 1 (844) 323-2247 (toll free).

Just more ways FirstMedicare Direct cares about your health.

Dental Care Services

Taking care of your health includes caring for your teeth, too. In fact, your dental health can have a direct impact on your overall health and well-being.
To find an In-Network dentist in your area visit

Vision Care Services

We understand that you want your vision to be the best it can be. That’s why we have included a vision benefit in your plan. We encourage you to have your eyes examined each year. Eye diseases such as glaucoma can be caught early with a regular checkup. If you have diabetes, an annual eye exam is important for the health of your eyes.
To find an In-Network vision care provider in your area visit

Hearing Services

If you find that your hearing isn’t as good as it used to be, you can rest assured that your plan can offer you assistance.
To find an In-Network hearing care provider in your area visit

Fitness Services

Improved fitness is a better way of life. Regular physical activity is one of the best ways to improve your health, the quality of your life and it’s fun!
To find an In-Network fitness center in your area visit


Nurse Advice Line - Photo of a nurse talking with a member
Nurse Advice Line

1 (844) 323-2247

FirstCarolinaCare Insurance Company’s FirstMedicare Direct plans are HMO and PPO plans with a Medicare contract. Enrollment in a FirstMedicare Direct plan depends on contract renewal.This is a required statement by CMS. FirstCarolinaCare has filed and been approved to offer an HMO and a PPO Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug plan for 2020.


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