Blue Shield is applying a one-time premium credit for fully-insured medical, dental and vision plans.
How much is Blue Shield providing in premium credits?
The Premium Credit Program will apply a one-time credit of 10% to monthly medical premiums and 30% credit to monthly dental and/or vision premiums.
Blue Shield will apply these percentages for all customers eligible to receive premium credits through this program.
How did Blue Shield determine premium credit amounts?
The Premium Credit Program is designed to help relieve financial stress for customers, while maintaining financial responsibility for Blue Shield.
The same percentages – 10% for medical and 30% for dental and vision – are applied to all customers eligible for the program.
The premium credit is based on the October premium statement for the medical, dental, and/or vision plan(s) and does not include any pass-through charges.
Does this program impact any other Blue Shield programs providing financial support to customers?
Is there a terms and conditions document, or any other resource, that describes this credit?
Information for this program is provided to customers through their billing statement, and through communications directly to these customers. Members with questions regarding the credit should contact the number on the back of their Blue Shield ID card. Employers or brokers should contact Employer Services or Producer Services, respectively.
Core and Premier employers or brokers should reach out to Core Priority, Core Shield Elite, or Premier Priority.
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