Colon Cancer Screening: Be Part of the '80% by 2018'

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Colon Cancer Screening: Be Part of the '80% by 2018'

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas has pledged to have 80 percent of our members aged 50 or older screened for colon cancer by 2018. If you are 50 or older and haven’t had a screening, talk to your doctor.

Keeping a Medical History Provides a Roadmap to Better Care

It’s important to keep your doctor up to speed on your health and medical history. The more your doctor knows about you, the better care you’ll get. Learn more.

Take Your Health Personally - Take the Health Assessment

You may be surprised what you can learn, and earn, by taking the Well onTarget® Health Assessment.

Talk to Your Doctor About Your Insulin Injections

If you have diabetes, we want to make sure you are injecting your insulin safely. You are not alone in treating your diabetes. Your doctor can help.

Meet Your New and Improved Explanation of Benefits

Your Explanation of Benefits (EOB) has a fresh new design to help you better understand your health care spending. Learn more.

March to a Fitter You This Month for Free

Working on a new you this year? To help you reach your fitness goals, the Fitness Program is waiving its enrollment fee this month. Join for free today and gain unlimited access to more than 9,500 participating facilities.

March to a Fitter You This Month for Free

Working on a new you this year? To help you reach your fitness goals, the Fitness Program is waiving its enrollment fee this month. Join for free today and gain unlimited access to more than 9,500 participating facilities.

Learn the Ins and Outs of Annual Exams

Take advantage of preventive care services to help catch health problems early — before they become serious. You may save money, too. Learn more.

Plan for a Year of Good Health

Make preventive care a priority: schedule your annual exam and preventive health screenings for you and your family. Check out our wellness guidelines for adults and children. Learn More.

Pharmacy Network Changes May Help You Save Money

Does your 2017 health plan have a Preferred Pharmacy network? Using participating pharmacies could save you money. Find out about 2017 prescription drug benefit changes.

Wellness Guidelines Are Now Available

The current Adult Wellness Guidelines, Children Wellness Guidelines and Perinatal Wellness Guidelines from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas are available. You can get them in English or Spanish. Learn More.

Check Out Some Features of Your 2017 Health Plan

How well do you know your new 2017 health coverage? Let’s take a look at some highlights.

Well onTarget® Offers Resources for a Healthy Holiday Season

Keep your holiday season festive and healthy by using some of your new Well onTarget features like the video library and Spanish mobile app. Learn how Well onTarget can help you stay on course with your wellness goals. Learn More.

This Is Gonna Hurt: ER Bill May Cause More Pain than the Visit

The costs of emergency care are hitting Texans hard, and freestanding emergency rooms are at the root of the problem. Where you go for care can make all the difference in your final bill. Learn More.

Our Team’s Mission Is to Help Members in All Seasons of Life

Blue Cross and Blue Shield’s Seasons of Life team helps families who have lost a loved one navigate their health insurance paperwork. The team also helps out members who have suffered losses or been displaced or injured during disasters, like floods, storms or fires. Learn More.

Members Can Save on Cord Blood Storage with Blue365®

Each year, thousands of people with leukemia, lymphoma or certain immune system or genetic metabolic disorders need umbilical cord blood or bone marrow transplants. And you can save on cord blood storage with Blue365. Learn More

Preventive Office Visits vs. Medical Office Visits: What's the Difference?

Did you receive a bill after a routine preventive office visit? That may be because some medical services were provided that are not considered part of the preventive services that are covered at no out-of-pocket cost. Learn More

You Can Contact Your Primary Care Physician After Hours

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas members are able to contact their Primary Care Physician for medical advice 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Learn more.

Prevent Falls at Home

We want to live in the comfort and security of our own homes for as long as possible. But falls in the home can be a serious health concern. Learn simple steps you can take to help prevent falls. Learn more.

Quality Improvement Program Helps Us Serve You Better

Our Quality Improvement Program helps us monitor and improve the care and service our members receive. Learn more.

Need to See a Dermatologist? We've Got You Covered

Annual visits to check for signs of skin cancer are a must. If you need to see a dermatologist, check out our tips to prepare for the visit.

Be Prepared for an Emergency

Get tips on how to prepare for an emergency before a crisis happens.

Low Back Pain and Imaging Tests: Know the Facts

When it comes to treating back pain, are you making the right choices? The Choosing Wisely® program urges patients to talk with their doctors about all the care options.

Vaccinate Before You Graduate

The Caring for Children Foundation of Texas Care Van® Program helps eligible teens get the meningococcal vaccine. The vaccine is required for Texas students.

Leaving the Hospital?

If you or a loved one has been in the hospital, discharge day is a big day. There are a couple of things you can do to ensure a smooth transition between the hospital and home. Learn more.

Learn Your Member Rights and Responsibilities

As a Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas member, you are entitled to certain rights and services. And you have a responsibility to participate in your health care. Learn more.

Get the Most Mileage from Your Physical Therapy

Injuries can be an unfortunate part of enjoying summer activities. If they happen, physical therapy may be helpful. Get tips for making the most of physical therapy appointments.

Are Your Doctors Talking to Each Other?

Your primary care provider needs to know what your eye doctor finds during your eye exams. So be sure to ask your eye doctor to send your results to your primary care doctor. Learn more.

Get Our Top Tips to Make the Most of Your Health Plan

Are you taking advantage of everything your Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) health plan offers? Get our handy list of tips and resources to help you make the most of your plan.