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Value Added Services

Western Sky Community Care offers health insurance plans with value added services that suit the needs of families and individuals throughout New Mexico. View Western Sky Community Care's value added services below.

Some restrictions and limitations may apply.

Please refer to the Member Handbook for more details on the value added services available to you or contact Member Services for more information.

*Some of these services will not be in effect until January 2021. Connect with Member Services for any questions.

A $30 credit towards the membership fee to the local Boys and Girls Club. This is for children age 6-18 years old.

One “Thanks to You” package for caregivers. Items may include: A waterproof keepsake bag, a caregiver journal, an important phone numbers magnet and caregiver educational material. This VAS is limited to WSCC caregivers who specialize in Long Term Services and Supports (LTSS), Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) and living or moving into a caregiver’s home.

Treatment for psychiatric symptoms for members who meet ECT medical necessity criteria.

Minor repairs to eyeglasses for members of all ages. Replacement lenses are covered for members of any age if broken or deteriorated, or there is a change in prescription. One (1) pair of eyeglasses (frames and lenses) every 12 months.

Daily Gym Pass. Western Sky Community Care partners with local City gyms to provide access to fitness facilities. Per member, per day.

Members will have access to fresh farm produce and/or grocery items. They will be provided with (3) $5 Farm tokens at select NM Farmers Market locations and a booklet tailored to dietary guidelines specifically for a healthy eating lifestyle.

Medical and behavioral health benefits, including prescription drug coverage, routine dental and vision services and transportation.

Provide official General Education Diploma (GED) testing practice materials upon request for completion of the GED program.

Eligible Members will have access to room and board at the Heading Home’s Respite Care Program Facility with 24- hour care including medication management, individual and group sessions, transportation to appointments, case management focused on discharge planning, financial stability, housing and access to community resources.

Supports whole health that considers the whole person – body, mind, spirit and emotions. The requests can be made by Western Sky Community Care member, staff, providers or caregivers. This VAS is limited to $75 per household.

Effective January 2021 Holistic Care Grant VAS will increase to $250 per member, per calendar year.

Appropriate, non-cosmetic home modifications changes to help members remain independent and safe in their home; Increases length of time spent in the community; improves independent living skills; reduces in-home care; prevents environment related falls.

Pregnant members will receive a car seat at no charge. Members are limited to one car seat per delivery through the Community Baby Showers.

Reimbursement for ceremonial or spiritual healing that may improve behavioral health and/or physical health. Members are allowed up to $250 per member, per calendar year.  

Eligible members will have access to 10 healthy, home-delivered meals.  This will be initiated at the time of discharge planning, following an acute inpatient hospital stay or transition out of a nursing facility to community based setting. Limitations and restrictions may apply.

Offered to members with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDDs). Helps members get more comfortable with dental and gynecological exams.

The tablet will help NF and ALF residents access behavioral health telemedicine services as well as stay connected with their loved ones while protecting the health and safety of the Member.

The tablet's video functionality will allow Members to virtually connect with their providers, family and friends. The tablets will also be used as a tool to stimulate mind and memory.
 

For members who discharge from a PH/BH inpatient setting, Skilled Nursing Facility, Institutional Nursing Facility, Inpatient Rehab and/or LTAC to get to and from the pharmacy to pick up medication. This transportation will be available up to 7 days post-discharge to ensure appropriate discharge medications are filled, and retrieved.

The MyStrength.com online program gives Members information to overcome depression and anxiety. This online program includes simple tools, weekly exercises, mood trackers and daily inspirational quotes and videos. The program may be used independently or with other services.