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Wellness Benefits
for Medicare Advantage Plans

We want you to be healthy and get the most out of your benefits. That’s why our Medicare Advantage plans include the Wellness Benefits that you need to help you get and stay healthy all year long.

Over-the-Counter Allowance

An over-the-counter (OTC) quarterly allowance you can use toward brand-name and generic wellness essentials like vitamins, pain relievers, dental supplies and more! 

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Coverage for preventive dental visits, including routine cleanings, fluoride treatments, exams and X-rays. 
New for 2024, up to $2000 in Comprehensive coverage on most plans.

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RedShirt Rewards

Earn rewards just for taking healthy actions.  Earning rewards is easy, no paper forms to fill out!

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Enjoy comprehensive vision coverage that helps keep your health in sharp focus with routine eye exams and eyewear allowance.

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Now with SilverSneakers. Enjoy the flexibility for use at any participating facility nationwide with no activation fee!

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$0 Preventive Services

Coverage for a long list of preventive services at no cost to you; including a colonoscopy, mammogram, immunizations, an annual well visit with your doctor and more.

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Hearing Aid

Now with Start Hearing. Coverage for hearing aid evaluation, fitting and hearing aid purchase.

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Talk with a Teladoc doctor anytime, by phone or mobile app! Perfect when you need care after hours, can’t reach your PCP or are traveling.

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Enhanced Diabetes

People living with diabetes have unique needs in the day-to-day management of their condition. These benefits will help members with diabetes manage their special needs, live healthier and save money.

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Personal Emergency Response System (PERS)

Powered through ADT, personal emergency response devices are critical safety solutions to help address falls and other concerns, so you can feel secure in your home when alone.

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Non-Emergency Transportation

Non-emergency transportation services are available to help you get to the medical care and services you need at a time convenient for you. 

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Home Meal Delivery

Proper nutrition is important after a hospital stay.  On some of our plans, our members enjoy free home meal delivery after an inpatient stay.

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Brook and Brook+

Receive personalized health and wellness support right from your smartphone with Brook+ and the Brook Health Companion App!

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Enhanced Annual Wellness Visit, a comprehensive annual exam and conversation with your doctor about your health for $0 copay.

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Independent Health is a Medicare Advantage organization with a Medicare contract offering HMO, HMO-SNP, HMO-POS and PPO plans. Enrollment in Independent Health depends on contract renewal. Benefits vary by plan. This information is not a complete description of benefits. Call (716) 635-4900 or 1-800-958-4405 (TTY: 711); October 1 – March 31: Monday – Sunday, 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.; April 1 – Sept. 30: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. for more information. See your Evidence of Coverage for a complete list. Some benefits mentioned on this page do not apply to Independent Health’s Family Choice® HMO I-SNP plan.

Last Updated 1/2/2024