Save money and stay informed
As a Blue Cross member, you can save money in ways you may never have thought about. You also get new ways to stay healthy. And you have plenty of options for keeping up to date with your claims and other information.
Negotiated rates for service – This is like a built-in discount. Blue Cross generally negotiates lower fees with doctors, hospitals, and labs than you would be charged without insurance.
Free fitness classes and services from Your Blue Store℠ – Join in-person or virtual classes like yoga and Core N More. All at no cost. See the list.
SmartShopper® - This tool helps you save money—and earn cash rewards—by shopping around for quality, cost-effective providers of common medical services. Find the care you need quickly—and get rewarded for your cost-conscious choices*. Learn more.
Member discounts on wellness and lifestyle brands – Blue365 offers discounts for all BCBSRI members. Browse more than 45 wellness and lifestyle deals and save money on your favorite products.
Fitness on your phone – Our no-cost wellness program and mobile app, powered by Virgin Pulse®, can help you get active and stay well with fun challenges, trackers, and more! Learn more.
CVS Pharmacy savings – Save 20%** on thousands of CVS Pharmacy brand health-related items.
Mail order prescription savings – Save time and money with up to a 90-day supply of medicine delivered right to your door. Learn more by calling 1-855-457-1204.
myBCBSRI – An online experience, tailored to you, myBCBSRI gives you easy access to digital ID cards, electronic documents (go paperless!), claim status, and benefit information. Connecting with us has never been easier—create a personalized experience and choose how you receive communications about your benefits. You can even manage your health savings account (HSA)—all in one place. It’s easy to register—have your member ID handy and visit myBCBSRI.com.
Personal messaging service – Sign up for convenient messages about your plan and your health sent right to your phone or mobile device. To get started with Your Blue Wire, text “BCBSRI” to 73529 or call 1-844-779-8820.
Weekend customer service – Get answers when you need them. We offer customer service seven days a week, because questions can come up anytime.
The Rhode Ahead – Your member newsletter, available online, by mail, and by email, is packed with important updates, health tips, recipes, and more. Read it here.
*The SmartShopper program is offered by Sapphire Digital, an independent company. Incentives available for select procedures only. Payments are a taxable form of income. Rewards may be delivered by check or an alternative form of payment. Members with coverage under Medicaid or Medicare are not eligible to receive incentive rewards under the SmartShopper program. SmartShopper is not available for BCBSRI’s fully insured HSA-qualified high deductible health plans, such as BlueSolutions for HSA.
**The 20% discount is restricted to items purchased for the health care of cardholders and applies to regularly priced CVS Pharmacy® brand health-related items valued at $1 or more. Excludes prescriptions and any items reimbursed by federal healthcare programs.
Virgin Pulse® is an independent wellness company, contracted by Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island (BCBSRI) to provide wellness services.