HealthNet Innovative Medigap Plan G

Health Net offering vision and hearing benefits to California plan G

by Ray Wilson+ on Nov 26, 2019 | 1 Comment

Health Net is introducing its brand new Medigap Plan Innovative G in California as of 2020. This plan will have the same benefits as Medigap Plan G and include some additional hearing and vision benefits. 

What does Medigap Innovative G cover?

In addition to the core benefits that all Medigap plan G plans must offer, this plan will also include:

  • Routine Hearing Exam: one hearing exam every 12 months
  • Hearing Aid(s): includes fitting evaluation; hearing aid cost shares are based on technology level*:
      Level 1 – $0
      Level 2 – $700
      Level 3 – $1,125
      Level 4 – $1,580
  • Routine Eye Exam: one vision exam every 12 months
  • Eyewear: up to $250 allowance for frame and lens package once every 24 months or contact lens once every 12 months
  • Chiropractic/ Acupuncture ($0 copay/ 20 visits combined)
  • These new hearing aid cost shares are the same as those offered in Health Net Innovative Plan F.

    Since you are interested in Innovative G you might also want to take a look at Blue Shield Medigap G Extra.

    Can I Switch to Innovative G?

    Short answer is “YES!”  If you already have a Medigap plan you can apply for Innovative G at any time of the year but you may be subject to medical underwriting.  You can also take advantage of the CA birthday rule outlined below.

    As of July 1, 2020, a standardized plan and an Innovative plan are considered equal in benefits. This means if you have a standard F or G you can switch to Innovative F, Innovative G or F extra during the California Birthday Rule.

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    Reader Comments and Questions

    By William on February 17, 2020

    is innovative G only offered in California?

    William,
    As of now, Medigap Innovative G is indeed only offered in California.
    -Michelle from Senior65.com










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