When you get your personalized health packet in the mail, you can review important sections like:
A Participating Provider Option (PPO) health plan works differently than an HMO health plan.
With a PPO, you:
When you’re thinking about your health plan choices, make sure to:
Subsidies helped 85% of new members in Illinois lower their monthly bill in 2020.1
If you had financial help in 2021, you may be at risk of losing your subsidy in 2022.
The Health Insurance Marketplace can let you know what steps you may need to take to get or keep your financial help in 2022.
It’s important you contact the Marketplace before the Open Enrollment Period ends on January 15, 2022.
To update your 2022 information you can visit the Marketplace website or call the Marketplace Call Center at 1-800-318-2596 (TTY: 1-855-889-4325).
Your health care coverage is your choice. Since your current health plan will no longer be available, we will be moving you to a new 2022 BCBSIL plan. You can keep this new 2022 plan or buy a different 2022 health plan during the Open Enrollment Period (OEP). These dates are November 1, 2021 - January 15, 2022.
Plus, because your plan is ending, you also qualify for a Special Enrollment Period (SEP). This gives you extra time to buy your 2022 health plan. These dates are January 16 - March 16, 2022.
Here are your 2 choices for 2022:
BCBSIL has a variety of health plan options for you and your family. If you'd like to look for new health care coverage, you can buy a new health plan on our website during OEP or SEP with a qualifying life event.
If you would like to talk about your health plan options with a licensed BCBSIL sales representative, please call 1-855-636-8591.
Please note, if you have been working with an agent, you'll need to assign your agent when shopping online.
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