Silver&Fit Program Offers New Fitness and Wellness Benefits Through Medicare Advantage Plans During This Open Enrollment Season
Enrollees can receive personal health coaching, personalized workout plans, live stream social classes, and access to over 20,000 fitness centers and over 8,600 home workout videos in 2023
SAN DIEGO, October 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Money&Fit® Healthy Aging and Exercise Program, a popular fitness program provided through many Medicare Advantage plans, gives Medicare beneficiaries more options to get in shape and stay in shape in 2023. The program already offers members access to over 15,000 standard fitness centers and over 5,000 premium fitness centers. Offerings include national brand chains, YMCAs and fitness studios. For those who prefer to work out at home, the program offers more than 8,600 on-demand exercise videos, including cycling, dance, Pilates, cardio, strength, yoga, HIIT and meditation. . Members can also schedule phone, video, or chat sessions with a certified health coach to support their lifestyle, nutrition, stress, sleep, or exercise goals. Other features include the ability to customize workout plans and choose a 14-day exercise program that best suits the member’s needs. Through the Silver&Fit Connected!™ program, members can monitor and track their steps and activity through a variety of wearable fitness trackers or apps, then earn rewards for their steps and activity.
Starting in 2023, Silver&Fit program members will have access to the Silver&Fit Well Being Club, a network of social club resources through which members can learn new skills by joining classes and live events. There will also be an enhanced offering of 11 home fitness kits, such as a Pilates kit that includes equipment like a Pilates ball and towel; strength training kits with dumbbells and exercise bands; and yoga kits with yoga blocks and straps.
“We are very proud to bring new program features to millions of Medicare-eligible Americans in our 15e anniversary,” said George DeVriesCEO of American Specialty Health Incorporated (ASH), which launched the Silver&Fit program in 2007. “More than 4.9 million people in United States are eligible to participate in the Silver&Fit program, and among the members we serve, we are honored that they give us high marks, with a satisfaction rate of 97%. We hope to improve that score even further in 2023 with the rollout of these truly valuable benefits to help members age even healthier.”
The Silver&Fit program is one of the nation’s leading healthy aging and exercise programs. To learn more about healthy aging, subscribe to Silver&Fit-Blog or try one of the dozens of free online workout classes at https://www.facebook.com/SilverandFit/ Where https://www.youtube.com/user/silverandfit/videos.
Medicare’s annual enrollment period runs from October 15 to December 7, 2022 and offers Medicare beneficiaries the option to enroll in a Medicare Advantage (MA) plan if they are not already enrolled. Additionally, the MA open enrollment period, which runs from January 1st – March 31, 2023, allows MA members to modify their MA plan. To find out if a specific Medicare plan includes the Silver&Fit program, consumers can contact their health plan, call 1-800-MEDICARE, or view the list of participating Silver&Fit Medicare plans here: https://www.silverandfit.com/health-plans.
About American Specialty Health Fitness, Inc. (ASH Fitness)
ASH Fitness, a subsidiary of American Specialty Health Incorporated (ASH), provides a growing number of flexible fitness solutions for Medicare, Medicare Supplement and commercial health plans, as well as employer groups, associations and others. Fitness program offers include Silver&Fit®Active&Fit Enterprise™, Active&Fit Direct™ and Active&Fit Now™ consumer programs. ASH is one of the nation’s leading independent, private specialty health service organizations. For more information, visit ASHCompanies.com or call 800-848-3555.
SOURCE American Specialty Health Incorporated