• Prescription Drugs: Generic Versus Brand

    July 11, 2024
    Understanding generic drugs — and how they differ from brand drugs — can help you manage your prescription drug costs. Breaking Down Generic Drugs Generic drugs can be used two ways: Generic equivalents are made&nbsp...
  • Keep Health Issues in Check with Telemedicine Visits

    June 26, 2024
    Does your health plan offer telemedicine visits with doctors in your plan’s network? Now's a good time to check. It may be just what you need to stay on top of your health. During the pandemic, more health care facilities turned to telemedicin...
  • Staying In-Network Can Help Cut Costs

    June 26, 2024
    When you shop, you probably keep an eye on costs. You want to buy the things you need at a fair price. What about when you’re shopping for health care? Using providers in your health plan’s network can help you save money. A network inclu...
  • Self-Management Program: Improving Your Nutrition

    June 14, 2024
    Your body has an appetite for good food. You’ve heard the saying, “You are what you eat.” It’s true. When you eat well, your body rewards you. Want to be healthy and happy with energy to do the things you love? Nosh on fruits ...
  • What Is Coordination of Benefits?

    June 14, 2024
    When you need care and are on two different health insurance plans, your insurers will coordinate your benefits (COB). This helps you get maximum coverage when you need it. If you’re covered by two different health plans, your provider may fil...
  • Self-Management Programs: Achieving and Maintaining a Healthy Weight

    June 6, 2024
    Reaching a healthy weight can be hard for many reasons. Still, it’s not out of reach. In fact, getting there might be easier than you think. Don’t know how to get started and what you can do about it? Luckily, help is here. The Well onTar...
  • Preventive Care or Medical Care? Learn the Difference

    June 4, 2024
    Many people may not know that there are two types of care you can receive when you go to the doctor — preventive care and medical care. The type of care is different, and your costs may be different, too. Medical Care vs. Preventive Care Think...
  • Save Money on Health and Fitness Products with Blue365

    If you’re looking for some great discounts on health-related products and services, check out the Blue365® program. It’s just one more advantage of being a Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas member. You and your family can save with...
  • Need an Explanation of Your Explanation of Benefits?

    You’ve been to the doctor and paid your copay. How are you going to know when your claim is filed and finalized? Simple — you'll get your Explanation of Benefits (EOB). Your EOB will break down the services you received, the co...
  • Where Do You Go When an Emergency Isn’t Really an Emergency?

    May 1, 2024
    I get it. When your child is sick on a Friday night, your first thought isn’t about choosing the best place to go to save time and money. Your first thought is to keep your child from pain and suffering. Since you aren’t a doctor, you pro...
  • Look for a New Blue Points Rewards Experience in 2025

    April 30, 2024
    Well onTarget® and Blue PointsSM are not available to all members. Check Blue Access for Members or ask your benefits administrator to see if you have these benefits. Some changes are coming to your Well onTarget rewards experience. The Blue Poin...
  • How to Use Your Digital Member ID Card

    April 26, 2024
    A device that was once only used for calling has become a tool that securely holds some of your most important assets. With your mobile phone, you can save photos of family and friends, use your preferred payment methods, even access your health...
  • Get Real-Time Updates with Text Alerts

    April 11, 2024
    We don’t want you to miss important health care updates. So make sure to opt in to receive text messages from us. You can get: Claim status notification: Receive notifications when claims are processed. Saving opportunities: Get timely notices....
  • What Is a Chronic Disease?

    April 10, 2024
    At some point, you’ll probably need to see a doctor about something. You may have a sore throat, a broken arm or a kid with a high fever. No matter why you need a doctor, it’s important to understand common medical terms. Ideally, you&rsq...
  • Find a Doctor Who's a Good Fit for You

    April 4, 2024
    Sometimes you know it’s time for a change. But what if that change involves finding a new primary care doctor? Maybe you’ve moved, and it’s a long drive to your current doctor. Perhaps you don’t feel heard. Or you just think i...