Wellness Discount Programs
The wellness of your employees is important to us. We offer a wide range of discount programs1 that can help your employees save money and better take care of themselves. Discount programs include fitness and exercise, vision, alternative care, and Healthy Savings. Learn more about programs offered here.
Fitness Your Way
Members get access to 10,000+ fitness centers nationwide for just $25 per month*. With Fitness Your Way, brought to you by Blue Shield of California in partnership with Tivity Health, members can exercise when and where it’s convenient for them. Your employees will get:
- Access to gyms near home and work
- No contract commitments
- Flexibility to use multiple fitness centers for one low monthly fee
To learn more or enroll, visit our member site.
SilverSneakers® is a fitness program designed to help Medicare-eligible members improve their strength, flexibility, balance and endurance. It includes a complimentary membership to over 14,000 participating gym and fitness locations, including women-only locations. To qualify, members must be Medicare-eligible and have a Medicare Supplement or Medicare Advantage-Prescription Drug plan.
Discount Vision Programs
All Blue Shield members can save 20% on the following services and materials at participating providers whether or not they have vision care benefits through Blue Shield.
Members in California saved an average of $1,200 per LASIK surgery and over $800 on procedures such as Custom Bladeless (all laser) LASIK.
NVISION laser eye centers
Blue Shield of California members are entitled to a 15% discount from NVISION eye centers.
- NVISION laser eye centers have some of the most experienced surgeons in the world, with offices in California, Arizona, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington.
- Members can use their Flex Spending Account or ask about affordable financing options.
MES Vision Optics
MESVisionOptics.com features competitive prices on many contacts lens brands as well as other accessories, including a selection of sunglasses and reading glasses. Blue Shield vision members can apply their eligible benefits to reduce their out-of-pocket cost for contact lenses.
1 These discount program services are not a covered benefit of Blue Shield health plans, and none of the terms or conditions of Blue Shield health plans apply. Discount program services are available to all members with a Blue Shield medical, dental, vision or life insurance plan.
The networks of practitioners and facilities in the discount programs are managed by the external program administrators identified below, including any screening and credentialing of providers. Blue Shield does not review the services provided by discount program providers for medical necessity or efficacy. Nor does Blue Shield make any recommendations, representations, claims, or guarantees regarding the practitioners, their availability, fees, services, or products.
Some services offered through the discount program may already be included as part of the Blue Shield plan covered benefits. Members should access those covered services prior to using the discount program.
Members who are not satisfied with products or services received from the discount program may use Blue Shield’s grievance process described in the Grievance Process section of the Evidence of Coverage or Certificate of Insurance/Policy. Blue Shield reserves the right to terminate this program at any time without notice.
Discount programs administered by or arranged through the following independent companies:
• Alternative Care Discount Program – American Specialty Health Systems, Inc. and American Specialty Health Group, Inc.
• Discount Provider Network and MESVisionOptics.com – MESVision
• Fitness facilities – Tivity Health, Inc.
• LASIK – Laser Eye Care of California, LLC; QualSight, Inc.; and NVISION Laser Eye Centers
Note: No genetic information, including family medical history, is gathered, shared or used from these programs.