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IFP renewal hub

Thank you for choosing Blue Shield.

Open enrollment for 2020 coverage ended January 31. 

You may still qualify for health coverage if you've experienced certain life events such as marriage, birth of a child, or loss of health coverage.

To find out more, visit Check back this fall for information on 2021 coverage.

Helpful information for 2020

Read important information that may affect your plan next year, including the California tax penalty.

Explore plans

Looking for an alternative plan from Blue Shield or want a plan with a lower monthly premium? Start here.

California Premium Subsidy

Learn about the new California Premium Subsidy and find out if you might qualify. 

Are my preferred providers still in the network?

As you choose your health plan for 2020, make sure your preferred doctors are in your plan’s network.

With a Blue Shield PPO plan, you have access to more than 52,000 doctors and 320 hospitals in the only statewide PPO network.

With our Trio ACO HMO network, you have access to a local, quality network of doctors, hospitals, and specialists including Dignity Health, Hoag Memorial, John Muir, Providence, St. Joseph, St. Jude, and UC San Francisco.

Find out if Trio is available in your area

Find a doctor in either networks below


Are you ready for Open Enrollment?

Read these questions to help you decide if your current health plan is still the right health plan for you.

  • How much did I spend on healthcare expenses last year?
  • Was I saving money by seeing doctors in my network?
  • Are there any changes in my household?  

See health plan choice considerations

Round out your coverage with a dental, vision care, and life insurance plan

All our dental plan benefits include preventive routine dental care when you visit a participating provider.

Our vision plan1 benefits include eye exams, lenses, frames, and access to one of the largest nationwide vision provider networks. In addition, our life insurance1 plans can help cover the immediate expenses of an untimely death, as well as future needs, such as debt, mortgage or rent, and educational, medical, and childcare expenses.

Renew your plans or add dental, vision care, or life insurance for total coverage.

Quick links

New California Tax Penalty

Learn about the new state individual mandate.

Learn more
2020 plan details

View and download your plan documents.

View documents
Frequently asked questions

All you need to know about renewing or changing your plan.

Get answers
Prepare for open enrollment

View or download our preparation checklist.

Get checklist
How to use the renewal tool

Learn how to compare plans, renew, or make a change.

Attend a member webinar

Learn about the changes to your plan if you have a Silver 1850 PPO, Bronze 60 PPO or Silver 70 PPO plan.

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1. Underwritten by Blue Shield of California Life & Health Insurance Company (Blue Shield Life)