Medicare : Why Join a WellCare Plan?
WellCare focuses on government-sponsored health care programs like Medicare. This gives us the ability to design plans that give you more for your Medicare dollar. That means you get more than just access to a large network of quality physicians. Many of our plans have $0 premiums and Part D coverage. Below are the extra benefits you may receive from WellCare:
- Dental Benefits
- Over-the-Counter (OTC) Benefits
- Hearing Benefits
- Flexibility to Use Out-of-Network Providers with our Point-of-Service option.
- Fitness / Gym Membership
- Transportation Benefits
- Vision Benefits
Preventive Services are also covered at no additional cost to you!
24-Hour Nurse Advice Line
One of the benefits of being a WellCare member is our 24-Hour Nurse Advice Line. Our nurses will give you answers to your medical questions and help you decide whether to see your doctor or go to the emergency room. Nurses are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 1-800-581-9952. (TTY users dial 711.)
In addition to the extra benefits listed above, WellCare members may be eligible for the following discounts:
Healthy Lifestyle Discounts
Being healthy means taking care of the body, mind and spirit together. That’s why we are making it more affordable for WellCare members to take advantage of a variety of products and services from many national businesses.
- Save up to 30% on complementary and alternative medicine practitioners including acupuncturists, chiropractors, nutrition counselors, personal trainers and more.
- Learn more about your health and alternative therapies online through Healing Centers, Expert Opinions, a Reference Library and much more.
- Enjoy discounts on health and well-being products and services.
Go to wellcare.wholehealthmd.com to start!
Medical Alert System Discount
WellCare members also enjoy special savings on medical alert systems from LifeStation. This medical monitoring system provides a safety net for people who might need immediate medical assistance when no one else is there to help. As a member, you get a special discounted rate of $22.95 per month! Call 1-866-255-4549 (TTY users dial 1-800-323-9121) 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for more information or visit LifeStation.com. Your discount code is WE20.
WellCare members receive a 15% discount on the Medication Management System, which helps you keep track of when you need to take your medications. Members have two options for the Medication Station:
- Pay a discounted rate of $69.95 a month, or
- Purchase the Medication Station at a discounted price of only $150, and then pay only $20 per month for monitoring costs.
There are no upfront installation fees, shipping costs or long-term contracts with either the monthly plan or the purchase option. The system features:
- Medication reminders – visual and audible alerts, as well as phone calls
- Caregiver notifications – phone, text and/or email, depending on preferences
- Easy installation and use – set up real-time Web access to management reports
Call 1-866-255-4549 (TTY 1-800-323-9121) 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, for more information. Make sure you mention you’re a WellCare member to receive the discounted rate.
Please refer to your Evidence of Coverage to find out if your plan offers these extra benefits and special offers.
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Last modified: 10/02/2014