FRIDAY, JANUARY 31, 2020
Added Benefits to 2020 Advantage Plans!
Starting this year, Medicare Advantage plans offer more benefits to Medicare beneficiaries that will improve health services for beneficiaries. These improvements are aimed at lowering costs, offering more options to beneficiaries and tailoring benefits to their specific needs.
According to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, extra benefits from Medicare Advantage may include:
||Diagnostic and restorative dental services
||Part D prescription drug benefits
||Routine eye exams, eyeglass frame, lenses, and contact lenses
||Routine hearing exams, fitting/evaluation for hearing aids
||Provided by practitioners who are licensed or certified
|Bathroom Safety Devices
||Devices to prevent injury in the bathroom
||Fitness center membership, exercise and yoga classes
|Enhanced Disease Management
||Targeted to groups diagnosed with or at risk for a specific disease or condition
|Personal Emergency Response system
||Designed to notify emergency personnel of a fall. Not a cell phone.
|Over the counter benefit
||For the over the counter drugs and health-related items
||General nutritional education
|Non-emergency medical transportation
||Transportation to doctor office visits
||Wigs for chemotherapy patients
To compare advantage plans, make an appointment with an agent to see if you can take advantage of these added benefits. Be sure to check out the blog on our website and our Facebook pages as well.
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