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Your Medicare Plan: What’s new for 2014?

Remember! Medicare's annual enrollment season for 2014 runs from October 15 through December 7. This is the time to evaluate your current coverage and decide if you need to enroll in a different plan. If you're satisfied with your plan, do nothing. Your coverage will continue automatically.


Blue Cross MedicareRx (PDP)SM now offers three plans from which to choose that may meet all of your prescription drug needs. That includes our new, lower cost option which has lower copays at preferred pharmacies. With CVS, Walmart, Supervalu, and Good Neighbor part of the preferred pharmacy network, it's likely that there's always one nearby.

Visit for details. Other pharmacies are available in our network. Visit for a current network pharmacy listing.



Blue Cross Medicare Advantage (HMO-POS)SM joins Blue Cross Medicare Advantage (HMO)SM with more plans and added benefits. Both are all-in-one plans that offer all the coverage of Original Medicare – plus benefits not covered by Medicare. With Blue Cross Medicare AdvantageSM, you save money. Look at what has changed in 2014:

Visit for details.
Plans available in Cook, DuPage, Kane and Will counties.


At Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois, we are committed to making our Medicare plans easy to understand. If you have any questions, call us to talk one-on-one with a product specialist. We're here to help.

Call 1-877-260-0298 • TTY/TDD 711
We are open 8 a.m. - 8 p.m., local time, 7 days a week. If you are calling from February 15 through September 30, alternate technologies (for example, voicemail) will be used on weekends and holidays.

SM Service Mark of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, an Association of Independent Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans

® Registered Service Marks of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, an Association of Independent Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans

* You must continue to pay your Medicare Part B premium. The benefit information provided is a brief summary, not a complete description of benefits. For more information contact the plan. Limitations, copayments, and restrictions may apply. benefits, formulary, pharmacy network, provider network, premium and/or co-payments/co-insurance may change on January 1 of each year.

** (HMO-POS) Health Maintenance Organization-Point of Service plan

SilverSneakers® is a registered mark of Healthways, Inc.

Healthways SilverSneakers® Fitness Program is a wellness program owned and operated by Healthways, Inc, an independent company.

Prescription drug plan provided by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois, which refers to HCSC Insurance Services Company (HISC), an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. A Medicare-approved Part D sponsor. Enrollment in HISC's plan depends on contract renewal.

HMO and HMO-POS plans provided by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois, a Division of Health Care Service Corporation, a Mutual Legal Reserve Company (HCSC), an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. HCSC is a Medicare Advantage organization
with a Medicare contract. Enrollment in HCSC's plans depends on contract renewal.

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