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BlueExtrasSM - More ways to save money
Through the BlueExtras discount program, all Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) members are eligible to save money on value-added health care products and services that help support healthy lifestyles. There are no claims to file, no referrals and no pre-authorizations. And there is no additional fee to participate - it's just one more benefit of being a BCBSTX member!

The BlueExtras discount program does not affect premiums.  The product and service costs from accessing these discounted services do not count toward benefit maximums and/or plan deductibles.

Vision Discount Program

  • Davis Vision
    Save on eye exams and eyewear, including frames, lenses, lens options and permanent contact lenses, as well as laser vision correction surgery and disposable contact lenses, through Davis Vision. Members have access to a national network of ophthalmologists, optometrists and opticians.

    Call (800) 501-1459 for information about discounts on eye exams and eyewear or laser vision correction surgery.

    Call (800) LENS-123/(800-536-7123) for information about Davis Vision's Lens 1 2 3® Mail Order Contact Lens Replacement Program.

Hearing Aid Discount Program

  • TruHearing®*
    Save on digital hearing aids through TruHearing. Members can have their hearing tested for free when performed for the purpose of fitting a hearing instrument by a licensed hearing specialist. There is also a five-day money back guarantee, a two-year warranty and a selection of hearing aid styles at various price levels.

Call (800) 687-4796 and specify BCBSTX for more information.

Weight Management Discount Programs

  • Jenny Craig®*
    Jenny Craig is a long-term food/body/mind solution that can help manage your weight by teaching you how to create a healthy relationship with food, build an active lifestyle and develop a balanced approach to living.

Call (800) 96-JENNY (800-965-3669) or visit the Jenny Craig Web site .

  • Curves®*
    Curves offers a 30-minute workout that combines strength training and sustained cardiovascular activity through safe and effective resistance equipment. Curves has made exercise available to more than four million women, many of whom are in the gym for the first time.

Call (800) CURVES-30/(800-287-8373) or visit the Curves Web site .

  • Life Time Fitness®*
    Life Time Fitness offers a complete health fitness experience no matter your fitness level, interests, schedule or budget. For BCBSTX members who join as new members to this full-service health club, Life Time Fitness will waive the enrollment fee and provide you with a complimentary service offered at one of the clubs**.

    Visit the Life Time Fitness Web site  where you can find a free seven-day pass to try out the location nearest you.

Complementary Alternative Medicine Discount Programs
Complementary Alternative Medicine (CAM) includes a variety of therapies that may help to increase wellness, prevent illness and address existing symptoms and conditions. Through BlueExtras, members are automatically eligible to receive discounts from a network of more than 35,000 practitioners, spas and wellness and fitness centers. Discounts are also available on vitamins, herbal supplements and health-related magazines.

Visit the WholeHealthMD Web site  more information. Note that your plan may provide benefits for chiropractic, physical, occupational and other therapies, as well as certain registered dietitian services.

To nominate practitioners to the CAM program, contact nominations@healthways.com


*The relationship between Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas and TruHearing, Jenny Craig, Curves and Life Time Fitness are those of independent contractors.

BlueExtras is a discount program available to BCBSTX members. Some of the services offered through BlueExtras may be covered under a member's health plan. Members should refer to their benefit booklet or call the customer service number on the back of the ID card for specific benefit information. Use of BlueExtras does not affect your premium, nor do costs of BlueExtras' services or products count toward a calendar year or lifetime maximums and/or plan deductibles. Discounts are only available through participating vendors.

BCBSTX does not guarantee or make any claims or recommendations regarding the services or products offered under BlueExtras. You may want to consult with your physician prior to use of these services and products.

BCBSTX reserves the right to discontinue or change this discount program at any time without notice.

**Proof of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas coverage is required. The $0 enrollment fee off is available only to new membership contracts beginning July 1, 2009. An administrative fee applies to all memberships ($85 for Single and $95 for Couple and Family memberships). Monthly dues and state taxes may also aplly and will vary by location. Membership prices, dues and fees are subject to change at any time. Other restrictions may apply. See a Life Time Fitness Member Advisor for details. Always check with the Life Time Fitness club in your area for the current promotional offer, which is subject to change.