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We are pleased to announce that Blue Shield of California is now #1 by market share for individual Medicare Supplement plans in California. Over the last three years, we’ve grown our Medicare Supplement membership by over 70,000 subscribers to move from the #3 position to #1.
New! Effective July 1, 2022, Blue Shield of California Medicare Supplement plans have a 12-month rate guarantee.
We offer a streamlined portfolio of Medicare Supplement products. They range from our basic Plan A, through our mid-range Plan N and Plan G, to our most extensive plans, Plan F Extra1 and Plan G Extra, and Plan G Inspire.2 These plans help your clients get the benefits and price points they want, along with the extra services and support they need.
Our Medicare Supplement plans enhance Original Medicare and give your clients the freedom to choose any doctor who accepts Medicare. Our Medicare Supplement plans are designed to include affordable monthly rates, basic gym access at no additional cost through SilverSneakers®, and several savings opportunities3 that can help keep monthly plan rates even more affordable for your clients.
Please note, Plan F Extra, Plan G Extra, and Plan G Inspire do not have a high deductible option.
1. Plan F Extra is available only to applicants who attained age 65 before January 1, 2020, or first become eligible for Medicare benefits due to disability before January 1, 2020.
2. Available in select counties in northern California. Please refer to the Summary of Benefits/Evidence of Coverage (EOC) for plan details and eligibility requirements.
3. Savings due to increased efficiencies from administering Medicare Supplement plans under this service pass on to the member.
Please complete the online application for Blue Shield of California Medicare Supplement plans, and return it by email or fax it to (844) 266-1850.
For applicants from another carrier and existing Blue Shield Medicare Supplement members:
Eligible applicants MUST use the Application for Blue Shield of California Medicare Supplement plans (Form C12687) English (PDF, 504 KB), Spanish (PDF, 238) or the Blue Shield Medicare Supplement Online Enrollment Form. Please submit the appropriate application to ensure the coverage is effective on the desired effective date. The Blue Shield of California Medicare Supplement Plan Transfer Application will not be accepted. If received, it will be pended for the correct application.
Your clients will have to purchase a separate Medicare prescription drug plan for Part D coverage.
Go to Medicare Supplement plans to learn more about plan details, affordable dues, client savings opportunities, and competitive commissions.
Blue Shield Medicare Advantage Plans cover the same basic benefits as Original Medicare plus Part D prescription drug coverage. Our plans include1:
1 The benefits mentioned above are part of special supplemental benefits. Not all plan members will qualify. Please refer to the Summary of Benefits/Evidence of Coverage (EOC) for plan details and eligibility requirements.
2 Blue Shield AdvantageOptimum Plan: $0 copay for preferred generic drugs in-network preferred pharmacy. Refer to the Summary of Benefits for a complete description of benefits. Preferred cost-sharing is not available for Blue Shield Coordinated Choice Plan and Blue Shield TotalDual Plan, Blue Shield Inspire (HMO D-SNP).
One of Blue Shield's two Medicare Prescription Drug Plans (PDP) can perfectly complement your client’s Medicare Supplement plan. We make it an easy, one-stop shopping experience for those who want a Medicare PDP and a Medicare Supplement plan from the company they trust.
Blue Shield of California is an HMO, HMO D-SNP, PPO and PDP plan with a Medicare contract. Enrollment in Blue Shield of California depends on contract renewal.
Blue Shield of California is an independent member of the Blue Shield Association.
Page last updated 3/31//2022
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