2022 Blue Cross Medicare Advantage Expansion Service Areas

Nov. 12, 2021

Effective Jan. 1, 2022, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) announces that Blue Cross Medicare Advantage HMO, and PPO networks are expanding its service areas across Texas. The expansion builds on strong networks already in place in Texas and is part of our commitment to providing members with access to affordable health care.

Blue Cross Medicare Advantage (HMO)SM Expansion Areas: Brazoria, Ellis, Johnson, Parker, Rockwall, and Waller counties.

Plan highlights include:

  • $0 premiums
  • $0 PCP visits
  • Over-the-counter quarterly mail order benefit
  • Cost-free SilverSneakers® gym membership
  • Cost-free transportation for travel to/from doctors’ visits
  • Some supplemental vision, dental and hearing benefits

Remember to view the Blue Cross Medicare Advantage HMO SNP provider training here.

Blue Cross Medicare Advantage (PPO)SM Expansion Areas:

Archer, Austin, Bee, Bell, Blanco, Bosque, Brazoria, Brooks, Burleson, Clay, Coryell, Dimmit, Duval, Ellis, Erath, Falls, Freestone, Goliad ,Grimes, Hamilton, Henderson, Hopkins, Houston, Jack, Jim Hogg, Jim Wells, Karnes, Kenedy, La Salle, Limestone, Madison, Mason, McCulloch, McLennan, Mills, Nueces, Orange, Palo Pinto, Parker, Polk, Rains, Refugio, San Jacinto, San Patricio, San Saba, Shackelford, Somervell, Throckmorton, Trinity, Tyler, Van Zandt, Walker, Waller, Washington, Webb, and Zavala counties.

Plan highlights include:

  • Cost-free SilverSneakers® gym membership
  • Some plans offer supplemental vision and dental
  • Dallas Choice Premier PPO plan offers a supplemental hearing aid allowance
  • New Flexible Medicare Advantage PPO Plan

Have questions?

Call 1-972-766-7100Email Texas Medicare Advantage Network or reference the Medicare Advantage Provider Quick Reference Guide.


†SilverSneakers® is a wellness program owned and operated by Tivity Health, Inc., an independent company.

HMO Special Needs Plan provided by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas, which refers to GHS Insurance Company (GHS), an Independent Licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. GHS is a Medicare Advantage organization with a Medicare contract and a contract with the Texas Medicaid program. Enrollment in GHS’ plan depends on contract renewal.