The 2022 Special Enrollment Period

The 2022 Special Enrollment Period (SEP) is here. If you have a qualifying life event during SEP, you may still be able to enroll in an Individual health plan for you and your family. 


Learn About Financial Help

The Premium Tax Credit (PTC) Estimator tool can show you if a subsidy, also known as a PTC or financial help, may help you save on your health plan's monthly bill.

Source: CMS.gov, 2021 Marketplace Special Enrollment Period State-by-State Premium Savings for Returning Consumers from the American Rescue Plan


Understand Health Care Plans

Know how your health care coverage works.

  • Plan Network
  • Preventive Care Services
  • Essential Health Benefits
  • Prescription Drug Coverage

Prepare for Medicare

Find out how Medicare works and when to enroll.


Shop for a Plan

Find the right health plan for you.


Welcome to Your Medicare Plan

BCBSTX STAR Plan

We are pleased to offer a STAR plan in the Travis Service Area. This plan is for individuals and families who qualify under Medicaid.


BCBSTX CHIP Plan

This health plan is available to children (age 18 and younger) and pregnant women who do not qualify for Medicaid and live in the Travis Service Area.


BCBSTX STAR Kids Plan

Our STAR Kids plan provides Medicaid services for children and youth age 20 and younger with disabilities.

Covid-19

COVID-19: Standing by You

Get up-to-date information about COVID-19, including your coverage for testing, vaccines and treatment.


Surprise Billing: What It Means.

Have you ever received a bill that you didn't expect? Texas passed a law that prevents some surprise medical bills, but the law doesn't apply to everyone and every situation.

Connect Online Community

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Many people struggle to get help for mental health concerns. The growing availability of telehealth care is helping with one part of the problem, offering simpler access to care.

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You’ve been to the doctor. How do you know when your claim is filed and finalized? Simple — you'll get your Explanation of Benefits (EOB) showing services, cost and what you might have to pay.

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If you’re looking for discounts on health-related products and services, check out the Blue365 program. You and your family can save with top retailers in six main categories.

Resources

Pharmacy and Prescription Plans

If you have prescription drug coverage through Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas, learning about your drug benefits can help you and your doctor get the most from your prescription drug coverage.

Choosing Your Health Care Options 

You have choices for where you get non-emergency care. It’s best to check your health care options before using the emergency room (ER). Plus, when you visit in-network providers, you may pay less for care.

  • Compare Care Options
  • Estimate Treatment Costs
  • Urgent Care vs. Free-Standing Emergency Room

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