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Benefit enhancements for Arizona dual special needs plan (DSNP)

Last update: Dec. 23, 2020

Benefit enhancements for Arizona dual special needs plan (DSNP)

The UnitedHealthcare Dual Complete® plan is available for individuals who qualify for both Medicare and Medicaid. The plan has enhanced several benefits for qualified plan participants in 2021.

New or enhanced benefits for 2021:

  • Food Allowance: $25-$50 per month on a debit card to purchase fruits, vegetables, dairy products, meats, breads and more at many retailers. New benefit.
  • Prescriptions: $0 drug copays on all tiers of covered generic and name-brand prescription medications with option for home delivery. Removal of copays.
  • Virtual Mental Health Visits: $0 copay virtual mental health visits to get a private evaluation and treatment for general mental health conditions. New benefit.
  • Routine Chiropractic Care: Members can receive a up to 12 routine chiropractic visits per year for relief of nausea or nerve, muscle or joint pain. Increase of two visits annually, no longer shared benefit with acupuncture.
  • Routine Acupuncture Care: Members can receive a up to 12 routine acupuncture visits per year for relief of nausea or nerve, muscle or joint pain. Increase of two visits annually, no longer shared benefit with chiropractic.
  • Transportation: 36 one-way trips annually to plan approved locations. Increase of 12 one-way trips annually.
  • Post-Discharge Meal Program Benefits: Members can receive up to 42 meals for 21 days, one time per year, after a hospital stay to maintain nutrition. Increase of 28 meals annually.
  • Over-the-Counter (OTC) Debit Card: UnitedHealthcare will provide $290 quarterly/$1,160 annually on a debit card toward the purchase of over-the-counter products at many retailers or for home delivery. Increase of $60 in credits per year.   
  • Dental: Up to $4,000 for covered dental services such as certain cleanings, fillings, crowns, root canals, extractions and dentures. Increase of $500 annually.

Members will also have the following additional benefits:

  • Fitness Benefit
  • Foot Care
  • Hearing Exam and Hearing Aid Allowance
  • NurseLine
  • Personal Emergency Response System (PERS)
  • Virtual Medical Visits
  • Vision Exam and Eyewear Credits

If you would like to learn more about the UnitedHealthcare Dual Complete plan, please visit UHCprovider.com/AZcommunityplan, or contact your Provider Advocate. 

Where can members get more information?
Prospective DSNP members can call 855-332-0756, TTY 711, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., seven days a week. Current members can call 877-614-0623, TTY 711, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., seven days a week. Members can also visit the UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Arizona Dual Complete plan for more information.