What are Medicare Advantage Dual-Eligible Special Needs Plans?

Dual-Eligible Special Needs Plans are a type of Medicare Advantage Plan designed specifically for dual-eligible beneficiaries who are enrolled in both Medicare and Medicaid. They can help by coordinating the delivery of Medicare and Medicaid benefits to make sure you get the right care, information, and resources based on your health and financial needs.

What do Medicare Advantage Dual-Eligible Special Needs Plans include?

Medicare Advantage Dual-Eligible Special Needs Plans include everything provided under Original Medicare (Parts A and B). They may also provide extra benefits, often at no extra cost.

Medicare Advantage Dual-Eligible Special Needs Plans may also include:

  • Dental benefits, such as routine exams, fillings, and x-rays
  • Vision benefits, such as eye exams
  • Hearing benefits, such as exams and hearing aids
  • Telehealth doctor visits via your smartphone, computer, or tablet
  • Fitness benefits, such as SilverSneakers®
  • Prescription drug coverage (Part D)
  • Meal delivery
  • Transportation to and from doctor visits
  • Over-the-counter allowance you can use to buy hundreds of health-related products, such as vitamins, toothpaste, and allergy medicine

Medicare Advantage Dual-Eligible Special Needs Plans typically have affordable monthly premiums, and may have $0 deductibles and copays.

 

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