The Affordable Care Act is Bringing Changes to Health Care Coverage October 1.

Use tax season to make sure you and your family have the health care coverage that's right for you.

Leading a healthy lifestyle and protecting your financial security go hand-in-hand. Tax season is a great time to take stock of your overall financial health. Part of that should be to make sure you and your family has the right health care coverage.

The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) relationship with H&R Block® brings together two industry leaders to help you better understand the merging worlds of health care and financial decision-making, including taxes. This year, the tax returns you file may include information about income and dependents you may need next fall in order to enroll in health coverage programs on government-run insurance exchanges.

Visit a H&R Block office and take advantage of the special savings offers. When you do, ask to be contacted by BCBSTX if you're interested in learning more about health care reform and coverage that's right for you.

As we have been for over 75 years, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas will be here to guide you during times of change.

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H&R Block Services

If you didn't use H&R Block, you may not have received the maximum tax refund you're entitled to. Bring in your 2012, 2011, 2010, and/or 2009 tax return(s) for free review by an H&R Block tax professional who will review them for accuracy and check to see if you claimed all eligible tax credits and deductions.

Second Look® Review can uncover other preparers' errors, and potentially bigger refunds. H&R Block finds money others miss.1 Second Look includes a professional review of your original tax return and advice on what to do if variances are found. If your tax return is correct, or if you have H&R Block file a corrected return for you, H&R Block will stand behind you in case you're audited. That's just part of the H&R Block Guarantee.2

With a Second Look® Review you'll get:

  • An affordable, professional review of your tax return
  • Advice on what to do next if any variances are found
  • H&R Block Guarantee coverage for penalties and interest repayment and IRS tax audit assistance if your original return is correct or H&R Block files a corrected tax return for you.2

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Blue® members, learn about the exclusive deals available through the Blue365® Member Discount Program.

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1 Fees apply for corrected or amended returns. Offer available at participating offices.

2 If H&R Block makes an error on your tax return, H&R Block will pay resulting penalties and interest. If you are audited, H&R Block will explain your audit notice and the documentation you should provide to the auditor.

Independent companies that do not provide Blue Cross and/or Blue Shield products or services are solely responsible for the services provided.

This offer is limited to a discount on services and/or products that Blue® members may purchase directly from an independent vendor. Neither any local Blue company nor Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) recommends, endorses, warrants or guarantees any specific vendor, or any financial education, advice, or other services, products, or materials (all, "financial products/services") that Blue members may purchase using these discounts. No investment advice is, or will be, provided by a local Blue Cross and Blue Shield company or Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, in connection with any financial products/services that members may access or receive using these discounts. No specific recommendations for buying or selling any particular security or other investment will be given, or deemed given, to any member who purchases or receives any financial products/services using this discount. Local Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies and Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association do not, and will not, serve any member as a fiduciary or party in interest, as defined and interpreted under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, as amended, 29 U.S.C. Section 1101 et seq. ("ERISA").

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas does not provide legal or tax advice, and nothing herein should be construed as legal or tax advice. These materials, and any tax-related statements in them, are not intended or written to be used, and cannot be used or relied on, for the purpose of avoiding tax penalties. Tax-related statements and information, if any, may have been written in connection with the promotion or marketing of the transaction(s) or matter(s) addressed by these materials. You should seek advice based on your particular circumstances from an independent tax advisor, regarding the tax consequences of specific health insurance plans or products.