Proper nutrition is important after a hospital stay.
To help you maintain a healthy diet, our Assure Advantage® HMO C-SNP, Encompass 65® Basic HMO and our Encompass 65® HMO without prescription coverage plans cover home meal delivery of up to 14 consecutive days, up to 28 total meals, after an inpatient hospital or skilled nursing facility stay (NEW for 2023: this benefit is also covered on our Encompass 65® Core HMO plan).
Meal Delivery must be coordinated through a discharge planner at the facility or by calling Independent Health Member Services
(716) 250-4401 or 1-800-665-1502 (TTY: 711)
Oct. 1 – Mar. 31: Mon. – Sun., 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Apr. 1 – Sept. 30: Mon. – Fri., 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Meals must be delivered in the 8 counties of Western New York.
Please note: Our Assure Advantage HMO C-SNP plan covers home delivery of up to 14 consecutive days, up to 28 total meals, after an inpatient hospital or skilled nursing facility stay as mentioned. With the Assure Advantage plan, we also offer an additional home delivery of up to 14 consecutive days, up to 28 total meals, at anytime to ensure convenient access to healthy meals that can help improve long term health.
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.
Last Updated 1/3/2023