Results for Medicare
  • Survey Says: We Want to Hear from You

    July 17, 2023
    As a Medicare Advantage member, we may ask you to participate in the Health Outcomes Survey (HOS). Your survey answers help us better understand and address your health needs. Participants must be enrolled in a Medicare Advantage plan or a Prescripti...
  • Recognizing the Early Signs of Depression

    May 23, 2023
    We all deal with feelings of sadness from time to time. Grief over the loss of a loved one. A painful breakup. Struggles with health issues. They are just a few of the events that can affect us emotionally and physically. So, what's the difference...
  • The Science of Happy: You Don't Have to Be Born That Way

    May 22, 2023
    We look at pictures of happy people on social media. We watch adorable cat and dog videos that make us laugh. We read and share inspirational quotes. It makes us wonder: Are some people just born happier than others? Why? Are we searching for h...
  • Eat Your Fruits and Veggies for Better Health – and Mood

    May 19, 2023
    Many people know that eating fresh fruit and veggies each day is good for your physical health. It turns out eating plenty of them may also make you happier. A 2022 study published in the B...
  • Poor Hearing and Falls are Connected in Seniors

    May 18, 2023
    Hearing loss can cause many day-to-day challenges. You may have trouble hearing people around the dinner table or in a busy restaurant. You may worry about not hearing the phone or doorbell. Hearing loss is more than an inconvenience. Studies show...
  • 10 Reasons to Get Up and Get Active Today

    May 10, 2023
    Long hours in front of a computer monitor or television screen isn’t the best thing for your mind or body. Step away. Take a break. Lace up your tennis shoes and get a move on! Just 150 minutes of physical activity each week makes a big differe...
  • Handy Telephone Customer Service Options

    April 10, 2023
    Looking for answers about a claim? Need to order a new ID card? Want to verify your eligibility or contact info? We’ve added convenient features to our customer service telephone line. It’s easy to get information you need about your Blue...
  • Lowering the Risk of Opioid Misuse

    February 20, 2023
    The opioid crisis was declared a national “public health emergency” back in 2017. Since the alarm was sounded, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says opioid addiction, overdose and deaths are still on the rise in the U...
  • Calendars Fill Quickly, Schedule Your Mammogram Early

    November 5, 2022
    Do you book your doctors’ appointments in advance? A little planning now can help you keep up with important health checks that could save your life one day. Routine mammograms are one of those important checks. When breast cancer is fou...
  • Get Rewarded For Your Healthy Actions

    September 22, 2022
    Blue Cross Medicare AdvantageSM members - you can earn up to $100 in gift cards for your Healthy Actions.* Whether it’s scheduling your annual wellness visit or getting your flu shot, you can earn rewards while taking care of your health. ...
  • Maximize Your Medicare

    September 13, 2022
    Are you getting the most from your Medicare plan? It’s a good idea to spend a bit of time reviewing your coverage each year. Knowledge is power, right? Empower yourself by becoming familiar with need-to-know information that can help guide your....
  • Getting Started with Medicare

    September 8, 2022
    Many people find the idea of signing up for Medicare confusing, and that is understandable. You’re used to getting your insurance from your employer or the marketplace. After so many years of doing something one way, it can be intimidating to l....
  • How to Get the Most Out of your Medicare Advantage Plan

    September 8, 2022
    Welcome to Medicare Advantage . We’re glad you’re a Blue Cross Medicare Advantage member. Here are some steps you can take now to get the most out of your health care plan: Plan your Annual Wellness Visit – With no copay and no...
  • Medicare Questions

    September 8, 2022
    If you have questions about Medicare, you’re in good company. It can be confusing. There are a lot of choices and a lot of rules surrounding the government health plan for U.S. citizens age 65 and older. Medicare also offers health coverage for....
  • Diabetes and the Risk for Kidney Disease

    September 1, 2022
    COVID-19 derailed routine health care for many. You might have skipped your annual wellness check. Maybe you put your mammogram or colonoscopy on hold. Or you decided to tough your way through that arthritis flair up. You weren’t alone. Experts....