Extra Benefits

Get Extra Benefits to Give Your Health a Boost

Our members have the opportunity to get additional healthy benefits at no cost. To learn more about these extras, click on the extra benefit below to learn more.

As a member of our plan, you will receive $45 each calendar quarter (up to $180 per year) towards eligible over-the-counter drug store items. In 2018, this is going up to $80 each calendar quarter (up to $320 per year). You can use your card at CVS, Family Dollar, Rite Aid, Walgreens, or Walmart to purchase eligible items. 

It’s OK to use your card to pay for these items:

  • Fiber supplements – such as pills, powders and non-food liquids that add fiber to your diet
  • First aid supplies – such as adhesive bandages, gauze and other dressings, antibacterial ointment, peroxide, thermometers and non-sport tapes
  • Incontinence supplies – such as diapers and pads
  • Medicines, ointments and sprays with active medical ingredients that alleviate symptoms – such as antacids, analgesics, anti-bacterials, anti-histamines, anti-inflammatories, antiseptics, decongestants and sleep aids (Please note: some of these items may be covered at no cost through the pharmacy benefit with a prescription, please call our member services team at the number on the bottom of this page for more information)
  • Topical sunscreen
  • Supportive items for comfort – such as compression hosiery, rib belts and elastic knee support
  • Dental care supplies – such as toothbrushes, toothpaste, floss, denture adhesives, denture cleaners and gum stimulators

Your card cannot be used to pay for these items:

  • Alternative medicines – such as homeopathic and alternative medicines including botanicals, herbals, probiotics and nutraceuticals
  • Baby items – such as diapers or formula
  • Contraceptives – such as birth control pills, spermicide or prophylactics
  • Convenience and comfort – such as scales, fans, magnifying glasses, ear plugs, insoles, arch supports and gloves
  • Cosmetics – such mouthwashes, bad breath remedies, deodorants, lip soothers, grooming devices, skin moisturizers and teeth-whiteners
  • Food product or supplements – such as sugar/salt supplements, energy bars, liquid energizers, protein bars or power drinks
  • Replacement items, attachments or peripherals – such as hearing aid batteries, or contact-lens containers when not factory packaged with the original item

Get $300 to use towards paying for glasses or prescription sunglasses. In 2018, this benefit is changing to $200. To use this benefit, just go to your in-network vision doctor and order the glasses through them. This is not a reimbursement, so you should not have to pay out-of-pocket or submit a form to us to receive this benefit.

Get up to $500 to use for services not related to pain or nausea. To use this benefit, just go to your in-network provider for your service. Acupuncturists, anesthesiologists, and chiropractors can provide you with this service. This is not a reimbursement, so you should not have to pay out-of-pocket or submit a form to us to receive this benefit.
Get reimbursed for the total cost of up to a 13-week Weight Watchers® program per year. Both Online Plus and meetings qualify for the reimbursement upon showing proof of participation in your Weight Watchers® plan. You must submit for reimbursement within one year of the date you received the service.

Weight Watchers® Reimbursement Form

Get reimbursed for your fitness club membership — up to $150 per year. In 2016, you can visit any YMCA in Massachusetts, and we will reimburse your membership fee up to $150 per year. In 2017, you'll be able to visit any fitness class or club and be reimbursed. If you're not sure if a fitness class or club qualifies, contact Member Services

Submit the reimbursement form after you’ve taken fitness classes or been a member of a fitness club (while being a member of our plan). You must submit for reimbursement within one year of the date you received the service.

Fitness Reimbursement Form

A complete list of covered services is located in your Summary of Benefits.

Limitations and restrictions may apply. Benefits, formulary, pharmacy network and provider network may change on January 1 of each year. You will receive notice when necessary. This information is not a complete description of benefits. For more information, contact the plan.

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Last Updated 10/3/17