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Offer the Medicare Advantage flex card from WEX
Members receive immediate access to funds via a Visa or Mastercard restricted, prepaid debit card. Members can pay for supplemental benefits such as dental, vision, hearing, fitness, chiropractic, healthy foods, over-the-counter (OTC) items, and more with the Medicare Advantage flex card from WEX.
Members enjoy the freedom to choose how and where to spend their supplemental dollars by simply swiping their card. You, as the health plan administrator, can offer the right set of benefits for your members. Our cards are customizable to suit your needs.
WEX was first to market in providing debit card-based benefits to Medicare Advantage members.
Create a more versatile health plan with a WEX Medicare Advantage flex card
Health Plans have the freedom to create flexible benefit accounts that cover multiple categories to best suit member needs. Health plans with a WEX Medicare Advantage flex card are versatile to provide members flexibility on how and where to spend supplemental dollars on various eligible healthcare costs, such as:
- Dental: Cleanings, fillings, extractions, dentures, emergency, complicated procedures, and more
- Vision: Routine eye exams, eyeglasses, contacts, and fittings for frames/contact lenses
- Hearing: Hearing aids and other associated expenses
- Fitness: Fitness club memberships, gyms, and sporting goods stores
- Chiropractic: Medical chiropractic care
- Utilities: Benefits for utilities
- Grocery/over-the-counter (OTC) products: OTC medications, products and health related foods
- Rewards: Reward cards for various OTC products, grocery items, and healthcare purchases
- Non-emergency transportation: General-purpose or non-emergency medical rides
A single purse or multiple purses can allocate a custom set of benefits to your members
You control what’s offered and when with your branded WEX Medicare Advantage flex card. A single purse can can allow members to use multiple benefits of your choice throughout the year. Or, multiple purses can be used to offer members one or more benefits annually, quarterly, or monthly.
[ Example ]
XYZ Health Plan chooses to offer members a SINGLE PURSE that can be used for:
Members may utilize any of these funds with the plan’s purses as needed throughout the year.
One card, your way! Make it happen with WEX’s expertise and flexibility!
With WEX, you can access a private-labeled and ready-to-use debit card. Our experts bring a wealth of experience in managing and providing technology for healthcare benefit accounts. There are multiple options to design the level of control that is needed for your plan — with technology automating the spend without manual intervention.
Offer a Medicare Advantage flex card that works for your members
WEX will help you offer a Medicare Advantage flex card that is custom, flexible, and meets the needs of your benefits plan participants.
- Put your brand on the card: WEX offers a reloadable, private-labeled Visa/Mastercard that promotes your brand — and stays with your member.
- Customize to your needs: From customizing workflow text to adding collateral that helps educate members, you can create an experience that drives success for your offering.
- Improve retention: Improve retention and goodwill with your members and their ability to easily spend the dollars.
- Configure the spending controls: WEX allows flexible account configuration and spending controls based on a segment/population level in the way that works best for you.
- Maintain evolving standards: Easily meets fluctuating plan requirements from year to year.
- Insight through analytics: Use data and analytics to create a personalized experience for your members and boost their engagement. Benefit analytics for Medicare Advantage now available!
- Seamlessly integrated into your program: With WEX, you get a complete member reimbursement experience integrated into your existing health plan portal.
- Flexible service models: With multiple service options available, you can choose the right service solution that works best for you.
Simplified, easy-to-use member experience
Members can easily choose to spend funds on various health plan eligible services set by their health plan. With a network of more than 62,000 retailers offering card acceptance, members have countless options to choose from without having to worry about spending out of pocket or dealing with the hassle of reimbursement.
Members enjoy a seamless experience when spending at the point of sale.They spend less time navigating a manual reimbursement process, boosting engagement, satisfaction, and retention. If members need additional information, an online portal is available that provides plan information, transactions, tips and advice, and more.
Members can access their real-time balances, see transactions, report cards that have been lost or stolen, and request new cards using a single member portal (via mobile app and online account). Plus, they can access customer service experts when needed.