My Coverage Explained
We know that being able to see well plays an important role in your life. Good eyesight is helpful for activities such as reading, watching TV, working on your computer or tablet, driving, etc. That is why Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois members have access to a vision discount program through Blue365®.
As a member, you’ll be able to save on:
Visit Blue365 to start enjoying these exclusive deals. First time users will be asked to sign up. Be sure to have your BCBSIL member ID card handy to sign up.
No referral is necessary and there is a no limit to the number of time you can receive discounts on purchases. Many locations have convenient evening and weekend hours. Simply present your BCBSIL member ID card to use the discount.
Pediatric Vision Coverage
Outside of vision discounts, your children’s eye exam, lenses, contacts and frames may be covered under your health insurance plan. If you have recently enrolled in an individual health insurance plan,* your plan will cover the following vision benefits for your dependents under the age of 19:
*All new individual and small group plans that became effective 1/1/2014 or after will cover Pediatric Vision. Non-grandfathered individuals and non-grandfathered small group plans that have renewed after 1/1/2014 are compliant with the Affordable Care Act will cover Pediatric Vision.
Blue365 is only available to Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) members with active health plan coverage. Members who do not have an active health plan with BCBSIL will not be able to register on the Blue365 website.
The relationship between Blue365, its vendors and BCBSIL is that of independent contractors. This is NOT insurance. Some of the services offered through Blue365 may be covered by your health plan. Please refer to your benefit booklet or call the customer service number on the back of your ID card for specific benefit information under your health plan. Use of Blue365 does not affect your premium not do costs of Blue365 services or products count toward your plan deductible, calendar year of lifetime maximums. Discounts are only available through participating vendors.
BCBSIL does not guarantee or make any claims or recommendations regarding the services or products offered on Blue356 and its vendors. You may want to consult with your physician prior to use of these services and products. Services and products are subject to availability by location. BCBSIL reserves the right to discontinue or change this discount program at any time without notice.
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How would I purchase glasses or contact lenses? Do I need a claim form or just my ID number?
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