How can I get extra dental, vision and hearing coverage with my BCN AdvantageSM plan?

Who is this for?

If you're a BCN AdvantageSM member, this will tell you how to get extra dental, vision and hearing coverage to go with your plan.

When you have a cavity, blurry vision or hearing problems, it can have just as much of an impact on your quality of life as a sore back. So when you buy a health insurance plan, it’s nice to know that dental, vision and hearing care are covered.

What our plans cover

Most of our BCN Advantage HMO-POS or HMO plans include:

  • Dental exams
  • Dental cleanings
  • Vision exams
  • Cataract surgery
  • Glasses or contacts after cataract surgery

What our plans don’t cover

  • Common dental procedures like fillings, crowns and root canals.
  • Some of our plans don’t cover glasses and contacts.
  • Routine hearing exams or hearing aids.

Optional supplemental dental, vision and hearing plans

If you want more complete dental, vision and hearing coverage, you can add a supplemental plan for an extra monthly premium. This plan covers up to:

  • Fillings, root canals, simple tooth extractions, crowns and crown repairs with 50 percent coinsurance. 
  • Dental fluoride treatments and brush biopsies with no copay.
  • We pay up to $2,500 per year for dental care, depending on the plan.
  • Up to $400 toward glasses or contacts every two years, depending on the plan.
  • One routine hearing exam per year with 50 percent coinsurance.
  • Hearing aid fitting every three years with no coinsurance.
  • Hearing aids every three years. We pay up to $1,250 per ear with 50 percent coinsurance, depending on the plan.

How do I enroll in the dental, vision and hearing plan?

You can enroll in this plan online when you enroll in your BCN Advantage HMO-POS or HMO plan.

Or you can download a paper application from our forms page.