Membership Perks

We want to make sure our members get more than just a health plan—we want them to get even more from their membership. That’s why we offer a wide variety of programs and services to help them improve their health, save money, enjoy added convenience, and stay informed.

Exclusively for BlueCHiP for Medicare members


  • Living Fit – This program offers our Medicare members a monthly membership at a choice of more than 50 local fitness centers for $5 or $10 per month!
  • Second Act – We’ve partnered with state agencies to create a new program that connects seniors with volunteer opportunities in the community. Learn more:
    • Serve Rhode Island: or (401) 331-2298
    • Corporation for National and Community Service, Rhode Island State Office: (401) 528-5426
  • In-home health assessments – Medicare members can have a no-cost annual assessment with a medical professional right in their home.
  • My Advocate® – This service helps members find and apply for programs to save money, such as Extra Help with Medicare Part D prescription drug costs. To learn more, call 1-866-866-7680.
  • Member benefit meetings – We hold informational meetings throughout the year to help members understand their benefits and get answers to questions. Find a meeting and RSVP at

For all members


  • Free classes at Your Blue Store  Our three retail stores offer free exercise and nutrition classes, plus free health screenings and on-site nurse consultations.
  • Virgin Pulse® wellness program – Our new online wellness program gives members fun, easy-to-use tools and programs that reward them for taking steps to be healthier.
  • Mail order pharmacy service – Members can save time and money with up to a 90-day supply of medicine delivered right to their door.
  • Healthy discounts from CVS Pharmacy® – Members save 20 percent* on thousands of CVS Pharmacy brand health-related items with their CVS Pharmacy ExtraCare® card.
  • 24/7 Nurse Care Line – Our registered nurses can answer simple health questions about cold and flu, sprains, cuts, medications, and more, at no cost. Call 1-844-50-NURSE.
  • Your Blue Touch RI mobile app – Easily access health plan tools from a smartphone, like benefits, claims, finding a doctor, and more. Download the Your Blue Touch app from the Google Play or Apple App Store** and get started today.
  • Your Blue Wire RI messaging service – Sign up for plan and health messages sent right to a phone or mobile device. 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 – Our member newsletter, available online, by mail, and by email, is packed with important member updates, health tips, recipes, and more.

If you have questions about any member benefits, call (401) 459-5000 or 1-800-639-2227 (outside Rhode Island).

*The 20 percent discount is restricted to items purchased for the health care of cardholder 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.

**Standard mobile phone carrier and data usage charges apply. The downloading and use of the Your Blue Touch RI mobile app is subject to the terms and conditions of the app and the online stores from which it is downloaded. Apple is a trademark of Apple Inc. and App Store is a service mark of Apple Inc. Google Play is a trademark of Google Inc.

Last updated: 01/01/2018

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Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island is an HMO plan with a Medicare contract. Enrollment in Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island depends on contract renewal.

* Blue MedicareRx (PDP) is a Prescription Drug Plan with a Medicare Contract.

Anthem Insurance Companies, Inc., Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Massachusetts, Inc., Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island, and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont are the legal entities which have contracted as a joint enterprise with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and are the risk-bearing entities for Blue MedicareRx (PDP) plans. The joint enterprise is a Medicare-approved Part D Sponsor. Enrollment in Blue MedicareRx (PDP) depends on contract renewal.