Medicare Advantage plans through UnitedHealthcare can include many additional benefits not covered by Original Medicare. Some of these benefits are listed below.
Many UnitedHealthcare Medicare Advantage plans include transportation to assist you with making your doctor appointments.
UnitedHealthcare used to offer SilverSneakers but recently launched its fitness membership program, Renew and Active. This benefit is included at no charge to UnitedHealthcare plan members.
UHC's over-the-counter allowance allows a monthly amount that you can use for over-the-counter items like Tylenol and toothpaste. This benefit is a little different than the ones from other insurance companies. You can use their benefits at select stores like Walgreens and even purchase healthy foods.
Medicare doesn't cover routine vision services. You'll receive a vision benefit to cover eye exams, eyeglasses, and contacts with many UnitedHealthcare Medicare Advantage plans.
Hearing is another important item not considered medically necessary by Original Medicare.
In many cases, This coverage can be obtained through a Medicare Advantage plan with UnitedHealthcare. This can assist you with paying for hearing aids and exams.
Many UHC advantage plans provide preventative and comprehensive dental benefits. All dental coverage will cover cleanings and X-rays, but some will cover dentures and bridges. It's wise to review the plan's summary of benefits to determine which program has the best coverage for your needs. Plan benefits can vary depending on the plan and your area,