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Extra member Benefits that is!

Quartz Medicare Advantage (HMO) offers extra member benefits.

Extra benefits are quick and easy ways to manage your health — leaving you more time to live your life. 

Quartz® CashCard

In 2023, your Quartz CashCard includes up to $1,000 a year to use toward:

  • A fitness membership
  • Rides to routine medical appointments
  • Eyewear or hearing aids

Plus, get $25/quarter to buy over-the-counter health-related items at participating retailers.

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Travel Benefit

This plan travels with you! For up to six months, get covered services at in-network costs when traveling nationwide outside of the state of Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. Plus, members have access to most retail pharmacies nationwide.

Before your next adventure, simply call a Quartz Champion with your travel dates to activate this benefit.

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Worldwide Emergency Coverage

Quartz Medicare Advantage allows you to travel with
peace of mind. Whether it’s an emergency outside of your
plan’s service area or outside of the United States, you’re
covered. We’re just a phone call away.

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Dental Wellness

New for 2023, get preventive & comprehensive dental coverage for services with a Delta Dental network dentist. Open network is also available with balance billing. $350 – $550 annual limits depending on your plan.

Plus, add $1,000 of comprehensive dental coverage for $38 a month.

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Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes Reversal Benefit

In 2023, eligible Quartz Medicare Advantage (HMO) and Dual Eligible members can join the obesity and Type 2 diabetes reversal program from Virta Health. This program can help members to lower blood sugar, reduce the need for certain medications and achieve a healthier weight.
Virta is available at no extra cost* to Quartz Medicare Advantage and Dual Eligible members with Type 2 diabetes. For members interested in safe, sustainable weight loss, Virta is also covered for those with a BMI of 30 or greater.

* Additional costs may be incurred for labs obtained from an out-of-network provider

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Virtual Visits

Gundersen VirtualVisit lets you quickly connect with a doctor 24/7 from the comfort of your home or wherever you are. From treating a cold to a bladder infection, getting the urgent care you need is a click away with your smartphone, tablet or computer equipped with a web camera – all with $0 copay.

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Brain Fitness Benefit

You’ll have access to BrainHQ, an online memory fitness program proven in over 100 scientific publications to help people think faster, focus better, and remember more. Get one-on-one help signing up, and access to a monthly brain health newsletter, BrainHQ Academy™, and live webinars on current brain health-related topics. $0 copay.

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Quartz Nourishing Meal Program

The Quartz Nourishing Meal Program benefit helps to support your food and nutrition needs. It is available to Quartz Medicare Advantage (HMO) and Dual Eligible members upon discharge from an inpatient or skilled nursing facility stay. It is also provided to members with congestive heart failure enrolled in a Quartz care management program (Virta, Quartz In-Control, or complex case management).

The Nourishing Meal Program is a partnership with Foodsmart and offers:

  • Home-delivered meals made specifically for your individual health needs
  • Telenutrition visits with a registered dietitian
  • A personalized food and nutrition plan
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FreeStyle Glucose Meter and Test Strips

Have access to high-quality, affordable supplies to help you manage diabetes.

Eligible members receive the preferred FreeStyle Lite/FreeStyle Freedom Lite, FreeStyle Precision Neo, and Precision Xtra blood glucose meter and test strips at no extra charge.

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Massage Therapy for Chronic Conditions

You receive a 60-minute massage for certain chronic conditions, such as neck pain, lower back pain, fibromyalgia, and Type 2 diabetes.

Get 6-12 visits a year with a $0-$20 copay. The number of visits and copays vary by plan.

You must have a doctor’s order and visit an in-network massage therapist.

Acupuncture Benefit

Members may receive up to 20 Medicare-covered treatments a year for chronic low back pain. You’ll need to see a licensed practitioner.

There is a $10-$20 copay per treatment, depending on the plan.

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Hearing Aid Benefit

In 2023, our plan pays up to $1,000 a year for hearing aids with the Quartz® CashCard. See our provider directory for a list of participating locations near you.

AbleTo and Self Care+

For 2023, explore self-guided tools and activities to support your mental well-being from the convenience of home. Quartz offers access to Self Care+ from AbleTo at no extra cost. This collection of science-backed training tools helps you feel stronger, healthier, and more mentally resilient. Choose from a wide range of self-care content and activities, including:

  • weekly check-ins
  • mood tracking
  • habit tracking
  • meditation audios
  • guided and free-form journals
  • …and more!

Available 24/7, you’ll learn new skills and form new daily habits to help you cope with symptoms of everyday stress, anxiety, and depression. Contact a Quartz Champion at (800) 394-5566 for an access code. Then, create your login at Ableto.com/Quartz. After creating your online account, you can also download the AbleTo app from Apple iTunes or Google Play*.

*Message and data rates may apply.

Want more details? Login to MyChart for more information to maximize your benefits.

This information is not a complete description of benefits. Benefits, premiums, copayments, and coinsurance may change on January 1 of each year. Limitations, copayments, and restrictions may apply. Other pharmacies/physicians/providers are available in our network.

Welcome. We're Happy You're Here!

Thank you for choosing Quartz Medicare Advantage. We are honored that you have entrusted us with your health insurance needs, and we are committed to making your experience be the best it can be.