Ask us a question
I don't have insurance, but I'm having a baby/adopting a child. What do I do?
If you didn’t sign up for a health insurance plan during the last open enrollment period, a qualifying life event, such as having a baby or adopting a child means you qualify to sign up now - this is called special enrollment period. Remember, you only have 60 days from the birth or adoption of your child to enroll, so sign up as soon as you can.
Your new health plan will cover your care before and after your child is born. You will not have to pay copays or extra fees for many of the services encouraged for a healthy pregnancy:
Your new health plan covers office visits to midwives and doctors as well as a chunk of the costs of giving birth and your hospital stay. Complications during the birth are also covered.
Could not find an answer to your question. Ask us your question here.
A Division of Health Care Service Corporation, a Mutual Legal Reserve Company, an Independent Licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association© Copyright 2021 Health Care Service Corporation. All Rights Reserved.
Telligent is an operating division of Verint Americas, Inc., an independent company that provides and hosts an online community platform for blogging and access to social media for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois.
File is in portable document format (PDF). To view this file, you may need to install a PDF reader program. Most PDF readers are a free download. One option is Adobe® Reader® which has a built-in screen reader. Other Adobe accessibility tools and information can be downloaded at http://access.adobe.com.