Results for Medicare
  • Diabetes: If You Can’t Prevent It, You May Be Able to Delay It

    December 7, 2020
    When it comes to diabetes, small changes in your diet and lifestyle can have a big payoff. How? Many people do not know they have pre-diabetes. That’s when blood glucose levels are higher than normal, but not high enough to be diagnosed as diab....
  • Calendars Fill Quickly, Schedule Your Mammogram Early

    October 23, 2020
    Medicare Advantage Ladies, here’s how to prepare for this year’s mammogram and when you’ll see results – and rewards!
  • Skip a Trip to the Doctor’s Office with an In-Home Assessment

    February 25, 2020
    A trip to the doctor’s office takes time away from your everyday life. You may have to arrange a ride or cancel other plans. For Medicare Advantage members, an in-home health assessment can let you get the health check you need while saving you....
  • Stay on Top of Your Prescriptions

    February 3, 2020
    It’s not always easy to take your medications on time. Life sometimes gets in the way of the best-laid plans. One day you look at your pillbox and realize you’re a few doses behind. Taking your medicine as prescr...
  • Checking Up on Your Health with Annual Health Exam

    January 17, 2020
    Make sure you have gotten all of your annual health check-ups and exams. If you still need some of these tests, make your appointments now. Doctor office appointments fill up quickly.
  • How to Get the Most Out of your Medicare Advantage Plan

    January 13, 2020
    Welcome to Medicare Advantage! We’re glad you’re a Blue Cross Medicare Advantage member. Here are three steps you can take now to get the most out of your health care plan!
  • 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

    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 4, 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.