The 9 Best Ways CarePartners of Connecticut Helps You Fight Inflation in 2023
Check out these 9 great ways to use your plan in 2023
1) $0 to see your doctor.
Seeing your primary care provider (PCP) for a general appointment has a $0 copay. This helps make it easier for you to see your PCP if you need to. (For CarePartners Access PPO, the $0 PCP appointment copay applies to in-network services.)
See PCP visit details in your Evidence of Coverage (EOC) booklet.
2) One of the lowest maximum out-of-pocket costs in the state.
CarePartners of Connecticut protects you financially with an in-network maximum out-of-pocket that limits the amount you would need to pay on medical costs in a year.
Annual out-of-pocket maximum amounts1 (one of the lowest in Connecticut):
- CareAdvantage Preferred (HMO) and CareAdvantage Prime (HMO) annual out-of-pocket maximum - $4,900
- CarePartners Access (PPO) annual out-of-pocket maximum - $4,900 in-network ($8,950 combined)
3) Dental coverage that covers more2.
CarePartners of Connecticut HMO plans – Your embedded dental coverage can be used in- and out-of-network.
- CareAdvantage Preferred HMO—Includes $1,500 of dental coverage.
- CareAdvantage Prime HMO—Includes $750 of dental coverage, plus provides the option to enhance the included dental coverage to the CarePartners of Connecticut Dental Option for an additional $20 monthly premium.3 Sign up before December 7, 2022, for a January 1, 2023, effective date, or sign up by January 31, 2023, for a February 1, 2023, effective date. Just fill out and submit the form at carepartnersct.com/2023-dental-enrollment. (If you signed up for the Dental Option in 2022, your coverage will automatically renew.)
- CarePartners Access PPO—Includes $1,000 of dental coverage.
Learn more about dental coverage in your Evidence of Coverage (EOC) booklet.
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SilverSneakers can help you improve your health and independence by providing you access to online workout classes and workshops, and thousands of gym locations. Whether you want to work out from home with an online class, play tennis, swim laps, do yoga, or lift weights, SilverSneakers has you covered. For details, visit SilverSneakers.com, or call SilverSneakers at 1-866-584-7389 (TTY: 711).
Learn more about SilverSneakers
5) Member-only discounts help you save on massage therapy and more.
CarePartners of Connecticut Medicare Advantage HMO and PPO plan members get extra discounts4 on great programs and services such as weight loss programs, massage therapy, acupuncture, and much more!
See a complete list of Extra discounts
6) Save up to $400 on prescription drug costs with mail order.
Avoid going to the pharmacy and have prescriptions you take regularly delivered to your door. With OptumRx Home Delivery Pharmacy, you may be able to save up to $100 for a 90-day supply of prescription medications (depending on the plan you are in and the tier your drug is on). That’s a potential savings of up to $400 a year!
There are 3 easy ways to sign up for OptumRx Home Delivery:
Register for Home Delivery at OptumRx.com
Fill out and return the OptumRx Home Delivery Form
Call OptumRx at 1-800-496-7490 (HMO)/1-800-506-3703 (PPO)
7) Save $150 on eyeglasses.
Use your $150 eyewear discount for eyeglasses and/or contact lenses.
You can get up to $150 toward the full retail price (not sale price) for eyeglasses, prescription lenses, frames, and/or contact lenses from a provider in the EyeMed Vision Care Network (includes more than 26,000 eye care providers, including national chains such as LensCrafters®, Pearle Vision®, and Target® Optical). Or get up to $90 from a store not in the EyeMed network. Discounts can’t be combined. (CarePartners Access PPO members are covered for reimbursement of eligible eyewear purchases up to $150 per calendar year and do not have to purchase from an EyeMed participating provider). If you use a non-participating EyeMed provider, you will need to pay out of pocket and submit for reimbursement. To submit for reimbursement, fill out and return the Out-of-Network Vision Claim Form.
Learn more about your eyewear discount
8) Save big on hearing aids.
With copays ranging from $250 to $1,150 for each hearing aid, choose from 5 levels of hearing aids from Standard level to Premier. You’re covered for up to 2 hearing aids per year, 1 hearing aid per ear, provided by Hearing Care Solutions (HCS). You’re also covered for a $0 hearing aid evaluation once per year.5 Schedule your evaluation by calling an HCS representative at 1-866-344-7756.
See more details about your hearing aid coverage
9) $0 health screenings.
Getting regular screenings is one of the best ways to stay healthy. Take advantage of a $0 copay for many screenings, including cancer, cholesterol, glaucoma, and many more. (For CarePartners Access PPO, $0 health screenings applies to in-network services.)
See more information on your coverage for screenings
Learn more about preventive care
1Comprises all your medical copays/coinsurance for covered services—your out-of-pocket costs will never exceed this amount.
2Benefit limits apply. The plan is administered by Dominion Dental Services, Inc., which operates under the trade name Dominion National. You may choose to receive treatment from a non-participating dentist. The actual amount you pay for a particular service may vary depending on the dentist you choose.
3If purchased, the CarePartners of Connecticut Dental Option replaces the embedded CarePartners of Connecticut Dental Plan.
4Discounts and services included in the Extras program are not plan benefits and are not subject to the Medicare appeals process.
5For details, see your 2023 Evidence of Coverage (EOC), available at carepartnersct.com/documents. Hearing aids and hearing aid evaluation must be with a Hearing Care Solutions provider.
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This information is not a complete description of benefits. Call Member Services at 1-888-341-1507(HMO)/1-866-632-0060 (PPO)(TTY: 711) for more information.