Additional Benefits Card - New for 2023

To help you make healthy and important lifestyle choices more easily, Health New England is introducing a new Medicare Advantage Additional Benefits Card. This convenient pre-loaded debit card gives members access to allowances such as dental, fitness center, weight management programs, acupuncture and activity tracker.

Your card will work like any other debit card. No more need to fill out reimbursement forms or worry about sending in receipts – just swipe to pay and be on your way!

Each Additional Benefits Card allowance is subject to the limits described below:


Fitness Center, Weight Management Programs, Acupuncture, Activity Tracker:

  • Baystate Health Preferred: $800*
  • All other plans: $150

*For Baystate Health Preferred plan ONLY - these funds can be used to pay the remainder of costs for eyewear/hearing aids beyond point-of-service discount.

Note: Each allowance is paid on a calendar year basis. A calendar year is the twelve month period from January to December. Any unused portion of an allowance cannot be carried over from one year to the next.

Upon enrollment in a Health New England Medicare Advantage plan, your Additional Benefits Card will be mailed to you via USPS. Below is what you will get along with your card.

  • Welcome kit containing your card & a welcome letter
  • Activation & log-in instructions
  • Online portal & mobile app to access account information, card balances & transactions
  • Customer service support

  Last Updated on 10/1/22