ACCESS Program

If you have the BlueCHiP for Medicare Value plan, learn how to qualify for the ACCESS program and what added benefits you could receive.

Transcript

Hi, I’m Mike Foster from Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island.  

You may be wondering if the ACCESS Program is right for you. In this short video, I’ll explain how you qualify for it and what kinds of benefits you get access to once you’re in it. 

First, do you qualify for a Federal or State low-income subsidy?  

Second, are you thinking of enrolling in the BlueCHiP for Medicare Value (HMO-POS) plan? This is the plan we are advertising in our commercials and billboards with the six zeros. 

Third, are you considering a primary care provider with Oak Street Health? 

In case you’re not familiar with Oak Street Health, they provide services exclusively to adults who receive their Medicare benefits through BCBSRI. 

If you qualify for any subsidy level and are interested in the BlueCHiP for Medicare Value plan, choosing Oak Street Health can give you access to all of these $0 benefits:  
– $0 Doctor copays 
– $0 Medicare Part B drugs
– $0 Non-skilled home health care 
– just to name a few

You also get some extra money in your pocket with a $150 vision hardware allowance and an $800/year over-the-counter benefit that can be used in a variety of retail stores 

Now that I’ve reviewed some of the benefits you get from our ACCESS Program, we understand that you may have questions. We’re happy to help!


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