Member Fitness Program Now Available For Only $29 a Month!
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois has a great opportunity for your clients' employees that are our members and their covered dependents! Beginning January 1, 2010, members with Blue Care Connection® can enroll in the Fitness Program and take advantage of unlimited access to a nationwide network of over 1,900 independently contracted fitness centers, including Bally Total Fitness, 24-Hour Fitness and select YMCA locations.
The cost is a one-time $29 enrollment fee and $29 monthly dues*.
Here are some additional Fitness Program benefits:
- Flexible membership - no long-term contract required
- Online services - easy online enrollment; track your fitness center visits
- Automatic monthly payment withdrawal
- Blue PointsSM** Rewards - earn up to 400 per week. Points can be redeemed on Blue Access® for Members for fitness items, merchandise gift cards, electronics, airline miles and much more
We'll be informing employer groups and members of this great opportunity through Blue Access announcements and other communications. We'd like you to support this new program, too. Download and distribute the Fitness Program member brochure .
Encourage your Clients to Enroll Today!
Beginning January 1, 2010, your clients' employees can visit www.bcbsil.com and log in and/or register for Blue Access® for Members. Click the My Health tab to find the Fitness Program. Use this link to search for participating locations and complete their enrollment. They can also enroll by calling 888-762-BLUE (2583) toll-free, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 9 p.m., in any U.S. time zone.
*The one-time enrollment fee and monthly membership fee for the Fitness Program are both subject to applicable taxes.
**Not all members have access to Blue Points. To earn Blue Points, you must be eligible for the Blue Points benefit through your health plan. Review the Blue Points Program Rules listed on the Personal Health Manager for complete information on the program. Program Rules are subject to change without prior notice.
The Fitness Program is a discount program available to Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BSBSIL) members. This program is not covered under the member's health insurance benefit plan. Please refer to your benefit booklet or call the customer service number on the back of your ID card for specific benefit information under your health plan. Use of the Fitness Program does not affect your premium, nor do costs of Fitness Program services or products count toward your calendar year or lifetime maximums and/or plan deductibles. Members are responsible for all fees, dues, taxes and other charges related to the Fitness Program. Refer to the program terms and conditions for further details.
BCBSIL does not guarantee or make any claims or recommendations regarding the services or products offered under the Fitness Program. You may want to consult with your physician prior to use of these services and products. BCBSIL reserves the right to discontinue or change this discount program at any time without notice. Healthways, Inc. is an independent contractor which administers the Prime Network of fitness centers. The Prime Network is made up of independently-owned and managed fitness centers.