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2020 Blue Cross Medicare Advantage Expansion Service Areas

October 25, 2019

Effective January 1, 2020, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) announces that Blue Cross Medicare Advantage HMO, PPO and HMO SNP 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:
Collin, Dallas, Denton, Tarrant and Travis 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

Blue Cross Medicare Advantage (PPO)SM Expansion Areas:

Atascosa, Bandera, Comal, Cooke, Fannin, Guadalupe, Hill, Johnson, Kendall, Llano, Medina, Navarro, Rockwall, Wilson and Wise 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

Blue Cross Medicare Advantage Dual Care Plus (HMO SNP)SM Expansion Areas:

Atascosa, Bandera, Bastrop, Bexar, Blanco, Bosque, Brazos, Burleson, Burnet, Caldwell, Collin, Colorado, Comal, Coryell, Dallas, Denton, Falls, Fayette, Gonzales, Grimes, Guadalupe, Hays, Hill, Kendall, Lampasas, Lavaca, Lee, Leon, Limestone, Llano, Madison, Medina, Milam, Mills, Navarro, Robertson, Rockwall, San Saba, Somervell, Tarrant, Travis, Williamson and Wilson counties.

Plan highlights include:

  • Cost-free SilverSneakers® gym membership
  • Cost-free transportation for travel to/from doctors’ visits
  • Some supplemental vision and dental benefits
  • Some plans offer Zero-Cost Sharing

View the Blue Cross Medicare Advantage HMO SNP provider training here .

Have questions?
Call 1-972-766-7100, email TexasMedicareAdvantageNetwork@bcbstx.com or reference the Medicare Advantage Provider Quick Reference Guide PDF Document.

†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.