Supplemental Benefits

With your Blue Cross Community MMAI (Medicare-Medicaid Plan)SM coverage, you may be able to get Supplemental Benefits at no extra cost to you. These are sometimes called "Additional Benefits."

The Supplemental Benefits include:

Telephone

Cell Phone

You may be able to get a cell phone if you have certain health conditions and do not have regular access to a phone.

Dentist

Comprehensive Dental Services

You may be able to get a $800 allowance each year to help pay for dental services that would NOT otherwise be covered by Medicare or Medicaid. Learn more about the dental services covered by your plan.

Meal Benefits

Meal Benefit

If you have certain chronic conditions, you may be eligible for up to 14 meals after being released from the hospital or nursing home.

Over-the-counter medicine

Over-the-Counter Drugs & Supplies, including personal health-related items

You will receive a $30 allowance per quarter for things like toothbrushes and toothpaste.

Silver Sneakers

SilverSneakers®†

This Fitness Club Membership is designed with low-impact classes to help you get or stay fit.

VIRTUAL VISITS††

Blue Cross Community MMAI may offer coverage for Virtual Visits benefits, provided by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois and powered by MDLIVE.  With Virtual Visits your appointment will be with an independently contracted, board-certified MDLIVE doctor or therapist for minor, non-emergency medical and behavioral health conditions issues by phone, mobile app or online video anytime, anywhere, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  Talk to a doctor or therapist within minutes or schedule an appointment at a time that works best for you.  

To see if you are eligible and to learn more about Virtual Visits benefits call 1-888-680-8646                                                                                                                                                                                                  

Vision

Vision

You may be able to get an additional eyewear benefit of $130 towards non-standard frames every two years.

To learn more about Supplemental Benefits, see the Member Handbook on the Forms & Documents page.

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† SilverSneakers® is a wellness program owned and operated by Tivity Health, Inc., an independent company. Tivity Health and SilverSneakers® are registered trademarks or trademarks of Tivity Health, Inc., and/or its subsidiaries and/or affiliates in the USA and/or other countries.

†† Virtual visits may not be available on all plans. Non-emergency medical service in Idaho, Montana, and New Mexico is limited to interactive audio/video (video only). Non-emergency medical service in Arkansas is limited to interactive audio/video (video only) for an initial consultation. MDLIVE is a separate company that operates and administers the virtual visit's program for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois.

MDLIVE is solely responsible for its operations and for those of its contracted providers. MDLIVE® and the MDLIVE logo are registered trademarks of MDLIVE, Inc., and may not be used without written permission.