Ellen is generally healthy and doesn’t have a lot of health care costs. That said, she tries to stay on top of her health with a few over-the-counter (OTC) products, like pain relievers and vitamins — and costs, over time, may add up when coming out of her own pocket.
So she was pleasantly surprised to find her UnitedHealthcare Medicare Advantage plan offered a quarterly credit that can be used to purchase a broad selection of OTC products online, by phone or via mail-order, with fast home delivery.
“If you’re just thinking, ‘Well, it’s just pain medicine’ or ‘it’s just vitamins,’ it’s not,” Ellen said. “The variety is one of the biggest things — you can find a lot of things that you use all the time that you wouldn’t think would be part of an over-the-counter credit.”
Medicare Annual Enrollment runs through Dec. 7 and offers an opportunity to review your current plan and health needs so you can make an informed decision about your coverage for the coming year.
To view plans in your area, visit UHCMedicareHealthPlans.com.
Plans are insured through UnitedHealthcare Insurance Company or one of its affiliated companies, a Medicare Advantage organization with a Medicare contract. Enrollment in the plan depends on the plan’s contract renewal with Medicare.