How can I get extra dental and vision coverage with my Medicare Plus BlueSM PPO plan?

Who is this for?

Learn more about your BCN Advantage plan

If you're a  Medicare Plus Blue PPO member, this will tell you how to get extra dental and vision coverage to go with your plan.

When you have a cavity, blurry vision or hearing problems, it can have just as much of an impact on your quality of life as a sore back. So when you buy a health insurance plan, it’s nice to know that dental, vision and hearing care are covered.

What our plans cover

Most of our Medicare Plus Blue PPO plans include:

  • Dental exams
  • Dental cleanings
  • Vision exams
  • Cataract surgery
  • Glasses or contacts after cataract surgery

What our plans don’t cover

  • Common dental procedures like fillings, crowns and root canals.

I know my Medicare Plus Blue plan includes some dental benefits. Where can I learn more?

Our 2022 PPO Dental Guide (PDF) provides more information.

Optional supplemental dental, vision and hearing plan

If you want more complete dental, vision and hearing coverage, you can add a supplemental plan for an extra monthly premium. This plan covers:

  • Fillings, root canals, simple tooth extractions, crowns and crown repairs with 25 percent coinsurance. 
  • Dental fluoride treatments and brush biopsies with no copay.
  • We pay $2,500 per year for dental care, depending on the plan.
  • Up to $500 toward glasses or contacts every two years, depending on the plan.

How do I enroll in the dental, vision and hearing plan?

You can enroll in this plan online when you enroll in your  Medicare Plus Blue PPO plan.

Or you can download a paper application from our forms page.