Added benefits

San Diegans deserve more. That’s why our plans include these additional member benefits.

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Free fitness resources

Our members receive both gym access through the Silver&Fit® program and a home fitness kit, featuring options like a Fitbit® device, at no cost! Access facilities such as 24 Hour Fitness, Curves, Jazzercise, LA Fitness and more throughout San Diego. If you prefer to exercise at home, choose from one of the 10 home fitness kits that can be mailed directly to your home.

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Discover MinuteClinic, a walk-in medical clinic located inside select CVS Pharmacy stores. Enjoy convenient access to quality medical care without an appointment. Open seven days a week, including evenings and weekends. For most members, your copay for MinuteClinic is the same as your copayment for an office visit to your primary care physician (PCP).

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Vision care

Vision Service Plan (VSP) Choice is included in our Sharp Direct Advantage® plans. Members have access to benefits such as annual routine eye exams and an allowance for glasses or contacts every 24 months. VSP has providers throughout San Diego County so that you can find the care you need close to your home. To find an in-network provider near you, create an account (or log in) at

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Over-the-counter (OTC) benefits

Sharp Direct Advantage individual plan members receive an allowance each quarter for eligible OTC products through our OTC catalog. VIP Plan, Gold Card, and CalPERS members will receive up to $100 per quarter and Platinum Card members will receive up to $125 per quarter. Purchase pain relievers and sleep aids, cold medications, vitamins and supplements, first aid supplies and more.

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Chiropractic and acupuncture coverage

We offer chiropractic benefits for spinal subluxation treatment provided through your medical group by referral from your PCP. Sharp Direct Advantage also offers other supplemental chiropractic and acupuncture benefits through American Specialty Health.

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Hearing aid coverage

Our Sharp Direct Advantage members receive a $3,000 – $3,500 hearing allowance every three years via San Diego Hearing Centers and HearUSA. Log in to your Sharp Health Plan online account to view your specific hearing benefits or contact your PCP to access this benefit.

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Emergency travel services

Travel with peace of mind when you have a Sharp Direct Advantage plan. If you're traveling more than 100 miles away from home or in another country, our partner connects you with covered and qualified doctors, hospitals and pharmacies.

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After-hours nurse line

If you have a health question or concern after regular business hours, our after-hours nurse line puts you in touch with a registered nurse when you need it. Nurses are available from 5 pm to 8 am, Monday through Friday and 24 hours a day on weekends.


Free health coaching

Our personal health and lifestyle coaches can help you reach your goals with one-on-one, personalized support. Choose from five health topics, like healthy eating and stress management, then connect with a coach over the phone to get started.


Mail order prescription convenience

You could save money and skip the line by filling your maintenance prescriptions through our mail order pharmacy. Get your medications delivered to your home for free.


Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program

The Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program (MDPP) provides training for dietary change, increased physical activity, and problem-solving strategies.


Sharp Direct Advantage is offered by Sharp Health Plan. Sharp Health Plan is an HMO with a Medicare contract. Enrollment with Sharp Health Plan depends on contract renewal. Read the full disclaimer.

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