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Explore a variety of Blue Shield’s Medicare coverage options that fit your lifestyle and budget. 2019

2019 Medicare Supplement plans
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Compare Blue Shield’s Medicare eligible health plans to find out which plan is right for you, get a quote and apply. 2019

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Pharmacy and formulary information

Our Medicare Advantage HMO and Medicare Prescription Drug Plans cover extensive lists of drugs and our pharmacy network includes over 6,000 California pharmacies from all major chains and other retail pharmacies.

Here you can easily access our formularies - the lists of drugs covered by our plans, information about coverage requirements and exceptions as well as search for a pharmacy in your plan's network and find our preferred pharmacies that offer cost sharing.

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Pharmacy directories

Find a retail pharmacy participating in our network of over 6,000 California pharmacies. 2019

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Centro de Recursos en Español

Conozca detalladamente sobre el planes HMO de Medicare Advantage, planes de Medicamentos recetados de Medicare (PDP),  y sobre formularios de inscripción en español.

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Drug prior authorizations

Request prior authorization and submit clinical information required for coverage of certain drugs.

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Appeals and grievances

File a complaint if you have concerns or problems with any part of your care. Start by filling an online form.

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Medicare Supplement plan extras and discounts

Explore the fitness program and the wellness discounts available to Medicare Supplement plan members.

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Optional supplemental dental plans for MA-PD members

Blue Shield offers two optional supplemental dental plans to our Medicare Advantage-Prescription Drug Plan (MA-PD) members.

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Page last updated: 1/1/2019

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