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BlueCare Dental Plan – BCBSIL

Posted on: January 25th, 2010 by JPAL No Comments

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) is offering Blue Care Dental PPO to their existing individual health plan members.  Through January 29, 2010 (approaching rapidly) existing members can add this dental coverage to their policies without having to answer any medical questions. New BCBSIL applicants who wish to add the dental coverage going forward […]

BCBS Medicare Supplements Helping Seniors

Posted on: November 26th, 2009 by ymedina No Comments

Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Supplemental Insurance is a very valuable type of coverage for those on Medicare.  According to their website, medicare does not cover all health care costs so having additional coverage can save you a lot of money. Medicare coverage generally consists of Part A, which takes care of hospital and nursing […]

BlueEdge – Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois

Posted on: October 9th, 2009 by JPAL No Comments

BlueEdge is a high-deductible health plan offered by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) that can be combined to form an HSA. There are also BlueEdge plan options for employer groups that work in conjunction with health reimbursement arrangements. BlueEdge also includes coverage for both preventative & wellness benefits. Health savings accounts are effective […]

Illinois Health Insurance: Young Adult Dependent Coverage Law

Posted on: July 7th, 2009 by ymedina No Comments

On BlueCross BlueShield of Illinois’ website they have details on a new Illinois health insurance law that went into effect on June 1st.  The Young Adult Dependent Coverage Law states that if you have dependents meeting certain criteria  you may be able to extend their coverage under your current health insurance policy. Some eligibility requirements […]

BCBSIL Offers Availity Platform to IL Providers

Posted on: June 3rd, 2009 by ymedina No Comments

BCBSIL has brought Availity network to its providers which gives instant information about BCBSIL members’ eligibility, benefits, status of claims as well as other functions.  This platform not only reduces costs but is expected to enhance patient care.  This secure web portal was built and is operated by Florida based Availity, LLC and BCBSIL will be giving […]