Grievances

Tell us what’s not working so we can fix it

You have the right to make a complaint about concerns or problems related to your coverage or care.

A grievance is a type of complaint you can make about us or one of our network providers or pharmacies. For example, you could file a complaint if you have a problem with the quality of your care, waiting times for appointments, or the cleanliness or condition of your doctor's office.

Grievances don’t involve coverage or payment disputes. For complaints about a denial of a request for coverage of health care services, prescription drugs or payment for services or drugs you’ve already received, you need to file an appeal.

If you file a grievance, we’ll respond within 30 calendar days after receiving your complaint. If you file a grievance because we denied an “expedited coverage decision,” an “expedited appeal” or if we took an extension on your appeal, we’ll automatically give you an “expedited grievance.”

If you have an “expedited grievance,” we’ll respond within 24 hours. Please contact Customer Service for information about filing an “expedited grievance.”

  • How to file a grievance

    Grievances must be filed within 60 days of the event that gives rise to the grievance. You may file a grievance either orally or in writing, by one of the following methods:

    By phone

    HAP Senior Plus® (HMO, HMO-POS) Customer Service
    (313) 664-7015 or (800) 801-1770 toll-free. TTY: 711.

    HAP Senior Plus® (PPO) Customer Service
    (313) 664-9050 or (888) 658-2536 toll-free. TTY: 711.

    Customer service hours

    • Feb. 15 to March 31: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday; 8 a.m. to noon Saturday.
    • April 1 to Sept. 30: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday.
    • Oct. 1 to Feb. 14: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. seven days a week.

    At all other times, you may access our Interactive Voice Recording system at the same number and leave your name and phone number. A HAP Medicare Customer Service Representative will return your phone call the next business day. Please do not share personal health information when you leave your message.

    By fax

    (313) 664-5866

    Through Medicare

    https://www.medicare.gov/

    In writing

    Health Alliance Plan
    ATTN: Appeal and Grievance Department
    2850 W. Grand Blvd.
    Detroit, MI 48202

    By email

    msweb1@hap.org

    Quality of care issues

    If you’re concerned about the quality of care you received, including care during a hospital stay, you also can file a complaint with an independent organization called KEPRO.

    Write to or call KEPRO:

    KEPRO
    5201 West Kennedy Blvd., Suite 900
    Tampa, FL, 33609
    (855) 408-8557

  • Appointing a representative

    You have the right to have another person file a grievance on your behalf. The person you name would be your appointed representative. If you want someone to act for you, you and that person must sign and date the Appointment of Representative form (PDF) and then mail the completed form to our Customer Service team at this address:

    Health Alliance Plan
    ATTN: Appeal and Grievance Department
    2850 W. Grand Blvd.
    Detroit, MI 48202

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    Learn more about appointing a representative.

  • Have questions?

    Send us an email or give us a call right away. Contact us. We may be able to resolve your complaint or approve a request over the phone.

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You also may refer to Chapter 7 or Chapter 9 in your Evidence of Coverage, titled: What to do if you have a problem or complaint (coverage decisions, appeals, complaints). If you prefer to contact Medicare, you can call (800) Medicare (800-633-4227) or TTY/TDD (877) 486-2048 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Or you can file a complaint at the Medicare website. The Office of the Medicare Ombudsman (OMO) can help you.

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CMS Approved: 6/26/2017
Last Update: 6/21/2017

HAP Senior Plus HMO, HMO-POS, and PPO are health plans with a Medicare contract. Enrollment in these plans depends on contract renewal. HAP Senior Plus PPO is a product of Alliance Health and Life Insurance Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of HAP. Alliance Medicare Supplement is a product of Alliance Health and Life Insurance Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of HAP.

This information is not a complete description of benefits. Contact the plan for more information. Limitations, copayments, and restrictions may apply. Benefits, premiums, and/or copayments/coinsurance may change on January 1 of each year. You must continue to pay your Medicare Part B premium. The formulary, pharmacy network, and/or provider network may change at any time. You will receive notice when necessary.

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  • HAP Medicare Sales:

    (877) 547-5186 (TTY:711)

  • (800) 868-3153 TTY: 711

    HAP Senior Plus®

    (800) 801-1770 TTY: 711

  • HAP Senior Plus®(PPO)

    (888) 658-2536 TTY: 711

  • Alliance Medicare Supplement:

    (800) 873-7526 TTY: 711