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SummaCare Expands Medicare Advantage Plan Offerings with Introduction of New Jade (HMO) Plan

SummaCare Expands Medicare Advantage Plan Offerings with Introduction of New Jade (HMO) Plan

Jade Plan with Bene-Flex™ Allows Members to Choose Five Customized Extra Benefits in Addition to Core Plan Offerings

AKRON, Ohio, October 5, 2022—SummaCare announced today that a new plan—Jade with Bene-Flex™—expands the company’s portfolio of valuable Medicare Advantage plans to seven offerings for eligible individuals throughout northern Ohio. Bene-Flex, available exclusively with the new SummaCare Jade plan, allows members to customize a Medicare Advantage plan based on their unique needs and preferences. 

For a $19 monthly premium, the Jade plan offers full medical and pharmacy coverage as well as embedded core benefits such as dental, vision, hearing, over-the-counter and visitor/travel benefits. Jade plan members then utilize Bene-Flex to choose five extra benefits from more than 15 options at no additional cost. Examples of the available extra benefits include a $550 flex card for dental, vision or hearing expenses, a monthly budget for healthy groceries* or a Fitbit® fitness tracker**. Should a Jade plan member’s health needs change, members may elect different extra benefits each year. 

Medicare-eligible individuals who would like additional information about the new SummaCare Jade with Bene-Flex can visit to learn more. 

Additional Enhancements for Most 2023 SummaCare Medicare Advantage Plans 

  • Lower urgent care copays
  • No pharmacy deductibles on any plan
  • Lower out-of-pocket maximums
  • Dental coverage increased up to a $2,000 maximum through the Delta Dental network
  • Dental coverage expanded to include bridges, crowns and dentures

Additional Enhancements for All 2023 SummaCare Medicare Advantage Plans 

  • New SummaCare Visa card for utilizing Over-the-Counter (OTC) benefits online, by mail, by phone or at more than 62,000 retail locations nationwide 
  • Expanded travel benefits

In 2023, SummaCare’s service area will expand from 31 Ohio counties to 33 with the addition of Erie and Sandusky counties. To explore all SummaCare Medicare Advantage plans, request additional information or begin the enrollment process, visit

* Requires a diagnosis of diabetes mellitus and/or congestive heart failure. 
** Fitbit® is a registered trademark of Fitbit LLC and/or its affiliates in the United States and other countries.
SummaCare is an HMO and HMO-POS plan with a Medicare contract. Enrollment in SummaCare depends on contract renewal. Some of the benefits mentioned are part of a special supplemental program for the chronically ill. Not all members qualify for all benefits. Every year Medicare evaluates plans based on a 5-star rating system.

About SummaCare

SummaCare is a provider-owned, regional health insurance company headquartered in Akron, Ohio. It offers Medicare Advantage plans, individual and family plans, employer group plans and health management services in 33 Ohio counties. SummaCare is consistently recognized for excellence in its industry. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) granted SummaCare Medicare Advantage plans a 4.5/5-star rating for 2022. U.S. News & World Report named SummaCare a “Best Insurance Company for 2022 Medicare Advantage Plans.” SummaCare Commercial PPO plans as well as its Individual & Family Marketplace plans earned the accreditation status of “Accredited” by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) for 2019–2022. For additional information, visit,,

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