• Get Rewarded for Your Healthy Actions

    September 22, 2022
    Blue Cross Medicare AdvantageSM members - you can earn up to $100 in gift cards for your Healthy Actions.* Whether it’s scheduling your annual wellness visit or getting your flu shot, you can earn rewards while taking care of your health. Compl...
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  • Getting Started with Medicare

    September 8, 2022
    Many people find the idea of signing up for Medicare confusing, and that is understandable. You’re used to getting your insurance from your employer or the marketplace. After so many years of doing something one way, it can be intimidating to l....
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  • How to Get the Most Out of Your Medicare Advantage Plan

    September 8, 2022
    Welcome to Medicare Advantage . We’re glad you’re a Blue Cross Medicare Advantage member. Here are some steps you can take now to get the most out of your health care plan: Plan your Annual Wellness Visit – With no copay and no...
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  • Medicare Questions

    September 8, 2022
    If you have questions about Medicare, you’re in good company. It can be confusing. There are a lot of choices and a lot of rules surrounding the government health plan for U.S. citizens age 65 and older. Medicare also offers health coverage for....
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  • 1 Easy Way to Stay with Blue for Medicare

    August 22, 2022
    It’s a major milestone you’ve been moving toward for a long time—all your working life, in fact. Now you’re on the cusp of 65. That means the hard-earned benefits you’ve worked for your whole life are close at hand -- be...
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  • Pneumonia: A Lung Infection That Could Also Affect Heart Health

    August 3, 2022
    Every year, nearly one million people in the United States end up in the hospital with pneumonia. Along with making breathing difficult, the infection places stress on the heart. The added stress raises the risk for heart attack, stroke and dying...
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  • How In-Home Test Kits Fit Into Your Schedule

    July 20, 2022
    There are things you love to do and things you have to do. Some health screenings fall into the latter. Like many people, you may not be eager to have a colonoscopy, for example. There’s a way to dial down the dread factor ...
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  • How to Prevent a Heart Attack

    June 10, 2022
    The best way to survive a heart attack is to never have one. How can you prevent becoming one of the millions of Americans who suffer a heart attack? There is actually a lot you can do to protect your heart. Knowing the risks and symptoms of heart...
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  • Are You Caring For Your Colon?

    April 1, 2022
    It’s not a topic most of us like to think about. A colorectal cancer screening isn't fun, but it's an important part of keeping colon cancer at bay. As the third leading cause of cancer death in the United States, early detection is vita...
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  • Staying In-Network is Important

    October 6, 2021
    You want to take care of yourself. So, when you need health care services, you have a whole network to help. Your health plan gives you access to many kinds of health care providers. Doctors, therapists, clinics, pharmacies a...
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  • New Telephone Customer Service Options

    October 5, 2021
    Looking for answers about a claim? Need to order a new ID card? Want to verify your eligibility or contact info? We’ve added convenient new features to our customer service telephone line. Now it’s easy to get information you need about y...
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  • Spotting the Early Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease

    October 4, 2021
    Forgetfulness is a normal part of aging. Whether it’s misplacing the house keys or not remembering the name of your next door neighbor, memory loss is not uncommon for older adults. Still, there are differences between typical memory loss and e....
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  • Tips for Using Your HMO

    October 1, 2021
    There’s a better way to use your HMO. Starting with your primary care provider (PCP). Your PCP knows how to help you get the health care you need. It’s an important relationship, because your PCP knows ...
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  • In Home Diabetes Care: Make Good Food Choices

    August 30, 2021
    Managing your diabetes can seem like a full-time job. There are so many things that can make your blood sugar levels go up and down. Keeping up with it all requires your attention all hours of the day and night. One of the biggest factors in keeping...
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  • In Home Diabetes Care: The Importance of Exercise

    August 27, 2021
    Diabetes management is about more than food and medication. It's important to stay physically active, too. When you exercise, your muscles use sugar for energy, helping reduce your glucose level without added insulin. A study by Mayo Clinic found...
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