88% of members qualified for financial help in 20191
1 CMS.gov, Health Insurance Exchanges 2019 Open Enrollment Report
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With COVID-19 spreading, don’t skip getting your flu shot. For the best protection, get it in September or October. The CDC expects both viruses to spread this fall and winter.
It’s a good time to review your health benefits. You can end the year on top of your health and could even save money. Check it out and make the appointments you’ve been putting off.
You may have delayed getting your eyes checked because of the pandemic, but a regular eye exam is important. Vision specialists are open for patient visits with new safety measures in place.
If your doctor ordered a test or treatment, you may need to get approval from BCBSTX first. This is called “prior authorization” or pre-approval. You can also see a list of services that need prior authorization.
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.
You have choices for where you get non-emergency care — what we call SmartER Care options. Use these places instead of the emergency room (ER). Plus, when you visit in-network providers, you may pay less for care.
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