Results for Medicare
  • New To Medicare

    December 18, 2019
    There are certain times you can sign up for Original Medicare. Since it covers most but not all health care costs, look into a Medicare Supplement Insurance plan or a Medicare Advantage plan to help cover your share of costs.
  • Living365 : Helping Members Be Healthier

    November 26, 2019
    Do you have a chronic health problem like diabetes or asthma ? It’s important you understand your condition. That means knowing the symptoms and learning to manage them. That’s where our Living365® program comes in. The program gives o...
  • AEP Is Around the Corner Video

    October 24, 2019
    October 15 through December 7 is the Medicare Annual Enrollment Period, when members can determine whether their plan will continue to meet their needs the following year. If so, coverage continues. If unsure, members should refer to their Annual...
  • Get The Most From Your Medicare Advantage Plan

    October 24, 2019
    The video spotlights Blue Cross and Blue Shield Medicare Advantage Plans and inspires members to use its many benefits and services, including help to set up medical appointments and to find specialists, prescription drug coverage, zero-dollar preventive...
  • Understanding Your Evidence of Coverage

    September 13, 2019
    In this video, we’ll discuss what an Explanation of Coverage is (sometimes also known as an “EOC”) and why it’s important. We’ll also talk about when you will receive an Explanation of Coverage, and how to read it.
  • Making Sense of MACRA.

    September 13, 2019
    In this video, we’ll discuss the Medicare Access And Chip Reauthorization Act, or “MACRA”, a new law that made changes to Medicare Supplement Insurance plans which will only affect persons newly eligible for Medicare after December 31, 2019.
  • Medicare Coverage Checklist

    Medicare Coverage Checklist

    September 3, 2019
    It’s a good time to give your coverage a checkup. Use the checklist below to evaluate your current Medicare plan ahead of the Annual Enrollment Period. Use the answers you provide to these questions as you look through your plan offerings. ...
  • Understanding Your Annual Notice of Change

    September 3, 2019
    An annual notice of change document, or ANOC, explanation covering its purpose and popular sections listing any differences in costs, monthly premium or changes to plan benefits for the coming year.
  • In Home Diabetes Care - Medication

    August 17, 2019
    Medication, along with diet and exercise, plays a critical role in the management of your diabetes.
  • In Home Diabetes Care – Food

    August 16, 2019
    Helpful tips for managing your diabetes with the food you eat. Medicare food and diet information.
  • In Home Diabetes Care – Exercise

    August 15, 2019
    Exercise tips you can do at home to help manage your diabetes.
  • Eat Your Fruits and Veggies for Better Health – and Mood

    July 23, 2019
    Many people know that eating fresh fruit and veggies each day is good for your physical health. It turns out eating plenty of them may also make you happier. In one British study , abo...
  • Getting Started with Medicare

    July 19, 2019
    Many people find the idea of signing up for Medicare confusing, which is understandable. You’re used to getting your insurance from your employer or the marketplace and after so many years of doing something one way, it can be intimidating to l....
  • Getting Your Parents Started with Medicare

    July 19, 2019
    As your parents or loved ones approach retirement or their 65th birthday they have likely started looking into their Medicare options. You probably haven’t thought much about Medicare and many people who will soon be eligible find the idea of s....
  • Take Care of Your Health After a Hospital Visit

    July 17, 2019
    You’re glad to be back home after a hospital stay. But now’s the time to make sure you stay on track to heal. Review paperwork you’ve been given. Do you know what warning signs to watch? Do yo...