benefits & coverage
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Quality Improvement Program Helps Us Serve You Better
Our Quality Improvement Program helps us monitor and improve the care and service our members receive.
Need to See a Dermatologist? We've Got You Covered
Annual visits to check for signs of skin cancer are a must.
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?
Vaccinate Before You Graduate
The Caring for Children Foundation of Texas Care Van® Program helps eligible teens get the meningococcal vaccine.
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 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.
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.
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.
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?