Extra Benefits

When you enroll in a Medicare Advantage (Part C) plan through Optima Medicare, you gain access to a wide range of extra benefits. Benefits vary by plan and location. Enter your ZIP code to see a list of benefits by plan.

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  • Grocery Allowance

    Members may receive a monthly grocery allowance1 through NationsBenefits® to use toward thousands of healthy options using a prepaid flex card.

    • Once activated, your prepaid flex card can be used at retail locations that operate as grocery stores, including Food Lion, Harris Teeter, Kroger, Rite Aid, Walgreens, and Walmart.
    • You can also order grocery items from NationsBenefits by phone, online, or mail. Home delivery from NationsBenefits has no additional cost.

    1Members with chronic condition(s) that meet certain criteria may be eligible for this special supplemental benefit.

  • Routine Chiropractic Care

    Chiropractic adjustments may help relieve back pain and increase movement.

    • Coverage varies by plan.
    • Therapeutic manipulation/adjustment is included.
  • Preventive and Comprehensive Dental Services

    Both preventive and comprehensive dental services are available with your Optima Medicare plan. Plus, you will have access to our quality dental network. Coverage includes:

    • Preventive dental: $0 copay includes cleaning and fluoride every 6 months, oral exam every 12 months, 2 bitewing X-rays every 12 months, 1 full-mouth X-ray every 36 months.
    • Comprehensive dental: yearly allowance covers fillings, crowns, extractions, implants, bridges, and dentures, depending on your plan.
  • Over-the-Counter (OTC) Product Allowance

    Your Optima Medicare plan can help keep more money in your pocket when you take advantage of your OTC quarterly allowance.

    • Purchase approved OTC products from the catalog by phone or online.
    • Allowance every 3 months (January, April, July, October).
    • Allowance does not carry over to the next quarter.
  • SilverSneakers®

    Optima Medicare cares about helping you live an active lifestyle. That is why your extra benefits include SilverSneakers. You will have free access to:

    • SilverSneakers LIVE™ classes and workshops taught by instructors trained in senior fitness. Virtual classes and workshops via Zoom are also available at no additional cost to members.
    • 200+ workout videos in the SilverSneakers On-Demand™ online library.
    • SilverSneakers GO™ mobile app with digital workout programs.
    • Thousands of locations nationwide, online fitness, and nutrition tips.
  • Meals Post-Discharge

    Receive meals delivered to your home when you return from an inpatient hospital or skilled nursing facility stay.

    • Two meals per day for 28 days.
    • Prior authorization is required by a health plan care coordinator upon discharge.
  • Hearing Aid Allowance

    Optima Medicare makes it easy to take care of your hearing needs.

    • $0 copay for a routine hearing exam every 12 months.
    • Fitting and evaluation for hearing aids; maximum of 3 every 12 months.
    • One set of hearing aids up to a $2,000 allowance every 12 months.
  • Vision Services

    Your Optima Medicare plan includes vision coverage.

    • $0 copay for a routine exam once every 12 months.
    • Allowance for glasses (lenses and frames) and/or contacts.
  • Transportation

    Medical transportation

    Optima Medicare helps make sure you have a way to get to your medical appointments.

    • Free one-way rides up to your plan’s trip limit.
    • Receive routine medical transportation to plan-approved, health-related locations, such as doctor appointments.

    Non-medical transportation

    • Depending on your plan, non-medical transportation1 offers members trips to churches, grocery stores, community events, senior centers, and more.

    1Members with chronic condition(s) that meet certain criteria may be eligible for this special supplemental benefit.

  • In-Home Support Services

    This benefit helps members by connecting them to doctor appointments, transportation, and other health and social services, including:

    • Grocery shopping
    • Gardening
    • Errands
    • Meal preparation
    • Board games
    • Light housework
  • Bathroom Safety Supplies

    • $0 copay.
    • Members may obtain up to two bathroom safety devices per calendar year.
    • Members will receive safety devices through NationsOTC®.
    • Members can order online through their NationsBenefits member portal, by phone, or by mail. Home delivery has no additional cost.
    • This benefit is separate from your OTC benefit and does not take away from your quarterly OTC allowance.
  • Virtual Visits

    Optima Medicare provides you with the flexibility of accessing high-quality care from anywhere, at any time. Appointments with a board-certified doctor, counselor, or psychiatrist are available.

    • Appointments are available 24/7, 365 days a year.
    • Your appointment over the phone or by video chat is secure.
    • Doctors can diagnose, treat, and write prescriptions for routine medical conditions.
  • 24/7 Nurse Advice Line

    • Nurse Advice Line is operational 24 hours a day.
    • Staffed by professional nurses, providing advice and education.
    • 1-800-394-2237
  • Personal Emergency Response System (PERS)

    • Eligible members receive a PERS in-home monitoring device that can get them help quickly, 24 hours a day.
    • Eligible members must have a working landline and/or cellular phone coverage to take part in this benefit.
    • Prior authorization is required.
  • Health Education

    A variety of wellness programs to help you reach your health goals are a part of your Optima Medicare plan.

    • Wellness education on a variety of topics.
    • Health self-management training.

Find a complete list of extra benefits included in each Optima Medicare plan. Simply enter your ZIP code and select View Details.

Optima Medicare Plans

Optima Medicare offers all-in-one Medicare Advantage plans with both medical and prescription drug coverage. Our plans provide more coverage than Original Medicare with benefits including a monthly grocery allowance, SilverSneakers®, dental, vision, and hearing allowances, and a quarterly over-the-counter product allowance.

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