SouthWest Advantage Discount Plan

Taking care of your health has never been easier

Don't let rising costs prevent you from receiving health care. With the SouthWest Advantage Plan, you can take advantage of discounts on dental and vision care, prescriptions, hearing care, imaging services, diabetes management supplies and more.

Dental care

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Members may take advantage of savings through the Aetna Dental Access® network. Aetna is one of the most recognized names in health coverage nationally.

Members will have access to discounted services and in most instances, can save 15% to 50% per visit on everything from general dentistry to root canals, crowns and orthodontia at over 172,000* available dental practice locations nationwide.

Sample Savings

Procedure Average Cost** Average Cost with Aetna Dental Access*** Member Savings
Periodic Oral Exam $68 $34 $34
Comprehensive Oral Exam $106 $50 $56
X-Ray, Bitewings - Four Films $78 $41 $37
Cleaning - Adult $121 $67 $54
Sealant (Per Tooth) $70 $36 $34
Filling - One Surface Resin (White) Filling, Front (Anterior) Tooth $195 $101 $94
Root Canal Molar, Excluding Final Restoration $1,189 $846 $343
Complete Upper Denture (Maxillary) $1,386 $1,007 $379
Comprehensive Orthodontic Treatment - Child $5,954 $3,588 $2,366

*Dentist locations as of September 1, 2017, Aetna Enterprise Database
** Actual costs and savings may vary by provider, service and geographic location. We use the average of negotiated fees from participating providers to determine the average costs, as shown on the chart.
*** The select regional average cost represents the average fees for the procedures listed above in Los Angeles, Orlando, Chicago and New York City, as displayed in the cost of care tool as of September 2017.

Participants must pay health care providers directly.
This is NOT insurance.
Actual discounts will vary based on the geographic location of the dental provider and the services provided.

Careington provides access to Aetna Dental Access® network. This network is administered by Aetna Life Insurance Company (ALIC). Neither ALIC nor any of its affiliates offers or administers the Careington membership. Neither ALIC nor any of its affiliates is an affiliate, agent, representative or employee of Careington International Corporation. Dental providers are independent contractors and not employees or agents of ALIC or its affiliates. ALIC does not provide dental care or treatment and is not responsible for outcomes.

DPO: Careington International Corporation: 7400 Gaylord PKWY, Frisco, TX 75034, 1-800-290-0523.

ATNA - 1/18/18

Vision Care

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VSP Vision Savings Pass is a discount vision program that offers savings on eye care and eyewear. With the best choices in eyewear, VSP makes it easy to find the perfect frame. Members can choose from great brands like Anne Klein, bebe®, Calvin Klein, Flexon®, Lacoste, Nike, Nine West, and more.*

Members receive:

  • Access to discounts through a trusted, private-practice VSP doctor
  • One rate of $50 for eye exams**
  • 15% savings on contact lens exams***
  • Special pricing on complete pairs of glasses and sunglasses
  • Unlimited use on materials throughout the year
  • Exclusive Member Extras and special offers

*Brands subject to change
**This cost is only available with the purchase of a complete pair of prescription glasses; otherwise you'll receive 20% off an eye exam only.
***Applies only to contact lens exam, not materials. You're responsible for 100% of the contact lens material cost.
This plan is not insurance.
Not available in WA.

VSPS - 1/20/17

Hearing Care

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  • Save 40% on diagnostic services, including hearing exams, at over 3,800 provider locations nationwide.
  • Hearing aid low price guarantee: If you should find the same product at a lower price, bring us the local quote and we'll not only match it, we'll beat it by 5%!
  • 2 years of free batteries (80 cells per hearing aid, per year)

HRPO - 6/20/17


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Members are entitled to prescription savings from 15% to 60% off the retail price of generic drugs and from 15% to 25% off the retail price of brand name drugs at over 62,000 participating pharmacies nationwide.

The pharmacist will enter the member's information from the identification card and they'll receive significant savings at the time of purchase. Even if members have prescription benefits through a health insurance carrier, a comparison of costs between the two programs should be performed to determine the most savings.

MEDI - 2/23/18

Diabetic Care & Supplies

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Better Living Now, Inc. (BLN) is a managed care provider of health care products and services, specializing in the needs of patients with chronic conditions. From medical appliances and supplies to home medical equipment, BLN can be a member's single source for all their vitamin and nutrition or durable medical equipment needs.

BLN brings these values to the member:

  • Free shipping and choice of free gift with first order
  • Durable Medical Equipment - 20% to 30% off of retail price
  • Disposable Medical Supplies - 20% to 40% off of retail price
  • Nutritional Supplements and Daily Living Aids - 20% to 25% off of retail price
  • No shipping charges for orders that are $100 or more. Shipping is a flat $7.95 for orders under $100
  • BLN ships up to a 90-day supply and the BLN care coordinators send a replacement notification before the supplies run out
  • No complicated forms to fill out and no inconvenient trips to the pharmacy

Most of Better Living Now's high quality products come with a 30-day, 100% satisfaction guarantee. Some products have restrictions or cannot be returned.

BLN - 11/14/17


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DialCare is a modern, easy-to-use telemedicine solution for non-emergency illnesses and general care. Members and their families have direct access to state-licensed and fully credentialed doctors, via phone or video consultations, to receive treatment and advice for common ailments, including colds, the flu, rashes and more. When medically appropriate, a DialCare doctor may prescribe a short term, non-DEA controlled medication for the member to pick up at the pharmacy of their choice.

Doctors are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, allowing members and their families convenient access to quality care from home, work or on the go.

When to use DialCare:

  • For non-emergency medical issues and questions
  • During or after normal business hours, nights, weekends and holidays
  • If the member lives a significant distance from a primary care doctor
  • When a primary care doctor is not available
  • When traveling and in need of non-urgent medical care or advice

What conditions can be treated?

  • Allergies
  • Fever
  • Respiratory Infections
  • Asthma
  • Gout
  • Sinus infections
  • Bronchitis
  • Insect bites
  • Skin inflammations
  • Cold & flu
  • Sore throat
  • Digestive issues
  • Joint aches & pains
  • Sports injuries
  • Ear infections
  • Rashes
  • Urinary tract infections
  • And more!

DCNC - 3/20/18

Imaging services

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Through an exclusive partnership with One Call Medical (OCM), Galaxy Health Network (GHN) can offer significant discounts to members for advanced diagnostic imaging procedures limited to Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Computed Tomography (CT) scans and Positron Emission Tomography (PET) scans only.

Benefit Highlights:

  • Save 40-75%* off the usual costs for MRI, CT scans and PET scans.
  • Largest panel of high-quality radiologists and imaging specialists with over 3,200 outpatient radiology facilities throughout the United States.
  • Providers undergo a rigorous credentialing and peer review process for radiology quality.
  • Multilingual call center including English and Spanish. For all other languages, the language line services will be available at no cost to the member.
  • Customer service representatives will assist members in selecting a network provider that is convenient to your home or work.

Actual Member Savings*

Procedure CPT Code Provider Fee Member Paid Member Savings % of Prov Fee State of Service
CT scan: maxillofacial area 70486 $882.08 $445.00 $437.08 49.55% KY
CT scan: pelvis 72193 $1,039.14 $458.71 $580.43 55.86% TX
MRI: spinal canal and contents, lumbar 72148 $1,737.45 $545.00 $1,192.45 68.63% AZ
MRI: spinal canal and contents, cervical 72141 $2,002.44 $520.00 $1,482.44 74.03% CA
MRI: spinal canal and contents, lumbar 72148 $2,068.28 $505.00 $1,563.28 75.58% NJ

*2010. Savings may vary based on geographic location, provider selected and procedure performed.

This product is not available in HI, MA, MT, ND, SD and WV.

GXIN - 10/31/17

Laboratory Service

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Through an exclusive partnership, Galaxy Health Network (GHN) now offers medical lab tests which provide a convenient, confidential, and affordable way for you to take control of health care costs. Some medical conditions can go years without being detected. Blood tests are a simple way to detect potential health problems before symptoms occur.

A simple blood test is necessary for prevention or early detection of disease and could save your life. This lab program provides savings from 10% to 80% off regular retail pricing on blood tests available at over 3,000 Clinical Laboratory Certified Labs nationwide. Members will have direct access to major clinical labs which can detect medical conditions such as Heart Disease, Prostate Cancer, Diabetes, Thyroid Disease, Pregnancy, and more...

Results are sent directly to members. No doctor's visit required. It is our mission to provide affordable medical testing, with superior quality and service.

There are two easy ways to order, by calling or going online. Confidential results for most tests are available to members and emailed normally within 48 hours.

This product is not available in New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

GXLN - 5/23/17

Identity theft restoration

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ID Experts is a fully managed identity theft restoration service that provides the complete coverage identity theft victims expect and need. The ID Experts team includes experts in every aspect of identity theft, protection, restoration and data breach response management. ID Experts have a 100% record of success in completely restoring identity theft victims to pre-theft status.

Services of ID Experts Include:

  • Fully Managed Identity Theft Restoration
  • Certified Identity Restoration Experts
  • One Year of FREE Credit Monitoring for Victims
  • Free ID Theft Restoration for Data Breach Victims
  • Online Education
  • Document Recovery Assistance

IDXP - 11/20/15