88% of members qualified for financial help in 20191
1 CMS.gov, Health Insurance Exchanges 2019 Open Enrollment Report
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Wearing simple cloth face coverings can slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus. People can have it and spread it and not feel sick. Masks help protect others, especially in public places.
Men face some serious health risks. But along with healthy lifestyle choices, the right kinds of physical activity can help prevent heart disease, cancer and other health threats.
Registered nurses provide trusted guidance on possible emergency care, urgent care, family care and more. Call the Nurseline number on your member ID card for answers to your health questions.
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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