2021 Special Enrollment Period

You may still be able to get 2021 health care coverage. Learn more about health plans.


Learn About Financial Help

Subsidies helped 85% of new members lower their monthly bill in 20201
CMS.gov, Early 2020-2019 Effectuated Enrollment Report


Understand Health Care Plans

Know how your health care coverage works.

  • Plan Network
  • Preventive Care Services
  • Essential Health Benefits
  • Prescription Drug Coverage

Prepare for Medicare

Find out how Medicare works and when to enroll.


Shop for a Plan

Find the right health plan for you.


Welcome to Your Medicare Plan

Blue Cross Community Health PlansSM (BCCHP)

This plan is available to HealthChoice Illinois, Medicaid, enrollees. Find out why you and your family should Choose BlueSM for your Medicaid coverage.


Blue Cross Community MMAISM

This health plan is for seniors and persons with disabilities who are eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid.

Covid-19

COVID-19: Standing by You

Your health, safety and well-being are our top priorities. We're here to help you stay informed about COVID-19 and to access the care and coverage you need.


Find Care

Search for doctors, hospitals, dentists, pharmacies and more. Stay in network to help control costs. Members can log in for the most accurate, personalized search results.

Connect Online Community

Search articles and watch videos; ask questions and get answers. Topics include everything from improving your well-being to explaining health coverage.

Early in the pandemic, medical offices closed and cancer screenings were postponed. For one member, deciding not to skip it for a year made a difference in how her breast cancer story ends.

Gathering the information you need before the start of open enrollment makes the process simpler. If you break the task into easy-to-handle steps, it may even save you some last-minute worries.

Are you taking advantage of all the great benefits within Blue Access for MembersSM  (BAMSM)? The secure member portal is a one-stop shop for many of your benefits needs.

Resources

Pharmacy and Prescription Plans

If you have prescription drug coverage through Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois, learning about your drug benefits can help you and your doctor get the most from your prescription drug coverage.

Control Costs With SmartER CareSM

You have choices for where you get non-emergency care — what we call SmartER Care options. Use these places instead of the emergency room (ER). Plus, when you visit in-network providers, you may pay less for care.

  • Compare Care Options
  • Estimate Treatment Costs
  • Urgent Care vs. Free-Standing Emergency Room
  • Take the SmartER Care Challenge

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  • Get tips on nutrition and fitness.
  • Find ways to manage common health problems and prevent disease.
  • Learn how to get the most from your insurance.

Go Digital

Tell us how and when to reach you. Update your contact information and sign up for text and email alerts to help you keep track of your:

  • Claims
  • Explanation of Benefits
  • Saving Opportunities
  • Health and Wellbeing

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Our trusted community experts can you give you the one-on-one help you need to shop for health insurance.