Insurance Basics

Learning health insurance basics can help you choose your health plan and know how it works.

Types of Plans

BCBSTX offers many health care plans.

Health Insurance Costs

Learn what premiums, deductibles, copayments and coinsurance are and how they work together.

Review costs

Special Enrollment Period (SEP)

You may still be able to get 2020 health care coverage if you had a qualifying life event.

See if you qualify

Glossary of Terms

These terms may help you understand your health care coverage.

View glossary

You May Qualify for Financial Assistance

88% of members qualified for financial help in 2019

Individuals with Incomes Below $49,960

Couples with Incomes Below $67,640

Families of 4 with Incomes Below $103,000

  1. CMS.gov, Health Insurance Exchanges 2019 Open Enrollment Report

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