2020 Special Enrollment Period

You may still be able to get 2020 health care coverage.


Learn About Financial Help

84% of members qualified for financial help in 20191
1 CMS.gov, Health Insurance Exchanges 2019 Open Enrollment Report


Health Plan Basics

Understand how to use your health care coverage.

  • 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

You can join this plan if you qualify for Medicaid coverage or if you are eligible for Managed Long Term Supports and Services (MLTSS) through Medicaid.


Blue Cross Community MMAISM

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

Find a Doctor or Hospital

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.

Concerned about COVID-19? The best thing you can do to keep from getting it or spreading it is the same as what you should do to avoid any other airborne virus.

There’s a lot to think about when choosing where to get care — cost, networks, location and more. Online tools like Provider Finder can help.

You may find it hard to ask for help when it comes to your mental health. But failing to speak up can hurt you.

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.

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  • Claims
  • Explanation of benefits
  • Saving opportunities
  • Health and well-being

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