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Annual Enrollment Period runs October 15 – December 7

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You're in the right place

Annual Enrollment Period runs October 15 – December 7

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$0 benefits are back, and they got better

Your plan is getting better in 2021. You’ll still have your $0 benefits (some of them even better than before), and we’ve added new benefits for 2021, like our Insulin Savings Program.

$0 Doctors Online visits1
$0 mail order prescription drugs2
$0 national gym membership and home fitness kits
$0 rides to the doctor, library, senior center3
$0 routine hearing/vision visits
$0 meal deliveries4

Choose your plan below to see how it’s even better for 2021.

Check your 2021 benefits

How has my plan improved?

Select your plan to see improvements for 2021.

Your plan name appears at the bottom left of your BCBSRI member ID Card.

BlueCHiP for Medicare Value (HMO-POS)

In 2021, we’re continuing to offer our BlueCHiP for Medicare Value plan, the original value plan, with these new and enhanced benefits.

  • $0 Doctors Online visits – includes access to a doctor or a therapist from your smartphone, tablet, or computer1
  • $0 national gym benefit – now with home fitness kits
  • $0 rides – expanded to include senior centers and libraries, as well as doctors3
  • Insulin Savings Program – $35 monthly insulin copay, even through the coverage gap5
  • Debit card to use for your over-the-counter (OTC) benefit at Walmart, Dollar General, Family Dollar, Rite Aid, Walgreens, and CVS Pharmacy®
  • Reduced copay for acupuncture – only $15/visit up to 12 times/year
  • Caregiver reimbursement – $50/year to give to a caregiver
  • Peer Recovery Program – support to facilitate recovery from a mental health and/or substance use disorder
  • Volunteer opportunities – in-person and virtual opportunities with leading local and national organizations
  • Dementia care coordination program

Qualify for Extra Help and/or Medicaid?

Get all the benefits that come with BCBSRI’s BlueCHiP for Medicare Value plan plus a whole lot of zeros. Learn more about the ACCESS Program here.

Confirm your plan for 2021

HealthMate for Medicare (PPO)

In 2021, your HealthMate for Medicare (PPO) plan still gives you the freedom to choose the doctors and pharmacists you want to see and adds these new and enhanced benefits.

  • $0 Doctors Online visits – includes access to a doctor or a therapist from your smartphone, tablet, or computer1
  • $0 national gym benefit – now with home fitness kits
  • $0 rides – expanded to include senior centers and libraries, as well as doctors3
  • Insulin Savings Program – $35 monthly insulin copay, even through the coverage gap5
  • Debit card to use for your over-the-counter (OTC) benefit at Walmart, Dollar General, Family Dollar, Rite Aid, Walgreens, and CVS Pharmacy®
  • Reduced copay for acupuncture – only $15/visit up to 12 times/year
  • Caregiver reimbursement – $50/year to give to a caregiver
  • Peer Recovery Program – support to facilitate recovery from a mental health and/or substance use disorder
  • Volunteer opportunities – in-person and virtual opportunities with leading local and national organizations
  • Dementia care coordination program
Confirm your plan for 2021

BlueCHiP for Medicare Extra (HMO-POS)

In 2021, your BlueCHiP for Medicare Extra plan brings back $0 benefits as well as these new and enhanced benefits.

  • $0 Doctors Online visits – includes access to a doctor or a therapist from your smartphone, tablet, or computer1
  • $0 national gym benefit – now with home fitness kits
  • $0 rides – expanded to include senior centers and libraries, as well as doctors3
  • Insulin Savings Program – $35 monthly insulin copay, even through the coverage gap5
  • Debit card to use for your over-the-counter (OTC) benefit at Walmart, Dollar General, Family Dollar, Rite Aid, Walgreens, and CVS Pharmacy®
  • Reduced copay for acupuncture – only $15/visit up to 12 times/year
  • Caregiver reimbursement – $50/year to give to a caregiver
  • Peer Recovery Program – support to facilitate recovery from a mental health and/or substance use disorder
  • Volunteer opportunities – in-person and virtual opportunities with leading local and national organizations
  • Dementia care coordination program
Confirm your plan for 2021

BlueCHiP for Medicare Advance (HMO)

In 2021, your BlueCHiP for Medicare Advance plan brings back $0 benefits as well as these new and enhanced benefits.

  • $0 Doctors Online visits – includes access to a doctor or a therapist from your smartphone, tablet, or computer1
  • $0 national gym benefit – now with home fitness kits
  • $0 rides – expanded to include senior centers and libraries, as well as doctors3
  • Insulin Savings Program – $35 monthly insulin copay, even through the coverage gap5
  • Debit card to use for your over-the-counter (OTC) benefit at Walmart, Dollar General, Family Dollar, Rite Aid, Walgreens, and CVS Pharmacy®
  • Peer Recovery Program – support to facilitate recovery from a mental health and/or substance use disorder
  • Volunteer opportunities – in-person and virtual opportunities with leading local and national organizations
  • Dementia care coordination program
Confirm your plan for 2021

BlueCHiP for Medicare Standard with Drugs (HMO)

In 2021, your BlueCHiP for Medicare Standard with Drugs plan brings back $0 benefits as well as these new and enhanced benefits.

  • $0 Doctors Online visits – includes access to a doctor or a therapist from your smartphone, tablet, or computer1
  • $0 national gym benefit – now with home fitness kits
  • $0 rides – expanded to include senior centers and libraries, as well as doctors3
  • Insulin Savings Program – $35 monthly insulin copay, even through the coverage gap5
  • Debit card to use for your over-the-counter (OTC) benefit at Walmart, Dollar General, Family Dollar, Rite Aid, Walgreens, and CVS Pharmacy®
  • Peer Recovery Program – support to facilitate recovery from a mental health and/or substance use disorder
  • Volunteer opportunities – in-person and virtual opportunities with leading local and national organizations
  • Dementia care coordination program
Confirm your plan for 2021

BlueCHiP for Medicare Plus (HMO)

In 2021, your BlueCHiP for Medicare Plus plan brings back $0 benefits as well as these new and enhanced benefits.

  • $0 Doctors Online visits – includes access to a doctor or a therapist from your smartphone, tablet, or computer1
  • $0 national gym benefit – now with home fitness kits
  • $0 rides – expanded to include senior centers and libraries, as well as doctors3
  • Insulin Savings Program – $35 monthly insulin copay, even through the coverage gap5
  • Debit card to use for your over-the-counter (OTC) benefit at Walmart, Dollar General, Family Dollar, Rite Aid, Walgreens, and CVS Pharmacy®
  • Peer Recovery Program – support to facilitate recovery from a mental health and/or substance use disorder
  • Volunteer opportunities – in-person and virtual opportunities with leading local and national organizations
  • Dementia care coordination program
Confirm your plan for 2021

BlueCHiP for Medicare Preferred (HMO-POS)

In 2021, your BlueCHiP for Medicare Preferred plan brings back $0 benefits as well as these new and enhanced benefits.

  • $0 Doctors Online visits – includes access to a doctor or a therapist from your smartphone, tablet, or computer1
  • $0 national gym benefit – now with home fitness kits
  • $0 rides – expanded to include senior centers and libraries, as well as doctors3
  • Insulin Savings Program – $35 monthly insulin copay, even through the coverage gap5
  • Debit card to use for your over-the-counter (OTC) benefit at Walmart, Dollar General, Family Dollar, Rite Aid, Walgreens, and CVS Pharmacy®
  • Peer Recovery Program – support to facilitate recovery from a mental health and/or substance use disorder
  • Volunteer opportunities – in-person and virtual opportunities with leading local and national organizations
  • Dementia care coordination program
Confirm your plan for 2021

BlueCHiP for Medicare Core (HMO)

In 2021, your BlueCHiP for Medicare Core plan brings back $0 benefits as well as these new and enhanced benefits.

  • $0 Doctors Online visits – includes access to a doctor or a therapist from your smartphone, tablet, or computer1
  • $0 national gym benefit – now with home fitness kits
  • $0 rides – expanded to include senior centers and libraries, as well as doctors3
  • Debit card to use for your over-the-counter (OTC) benefit at Walmart, Dollar General, Family Dollar, Rite Aid, Walgreens, and CVS Pharmacy®
  • Peer Recovery Program – support to facilitate recovery from a mental health and/or substance use disorder
  • Volunteer opportunities – in-person and virtual opportunities with leading local and national organizations
  • Dementia care coordination program
Confirm your plan for 2021

1Doctors Online is a telemedicine service provided by American Well®, an independent company that administers Doctors Online on behalf of BCBSRI.

2Pay $0 copay for a 90-day supply of many generic drugs in Tiers 1 & 2. Your actual savings depend on the drugs you take. Call 1-855-457-1205 to switch. Available with all plans except BlueCHiP for Medicare Core. AllianceRx Walgreens Prime Mail Service is a home delivery pharmacy service operated by Walgreens Specialty Pharmacy Holding LLC. AllianceRx Walgreens Prime Mail Service is offered by Prime Therapeutics LLC, a separate company that provides pharmacy benefit management services for Rhode Island.

3Available within our service area for HMO & HMO-POS plans only/PPO plan has out-of-service benefit of 50% coinsurance/trip. Any trip over 20 miles will count as additional trips and will be subtracted from your 24 trip total. Call 1-833-972-2774 or visit bcbsri.kaizenhealth.org to set up a ride.

4Get a week's worth of meals delivered to your door up to four times a year when you get home from an inpatient hospital stay. For more information on the meals program, call 1-833-853-8946 (toll free) and provide your BCBSRI Member ID number.

5Available on select insulins.

Have questions?

BCBSRI Medicare members

Call the Medicare Concierge team at (401) 277-2958 or 1-800-267-0439 (TTY: 711). Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.; Saturday, 8:00 a.m. to noon. (Open seven days a week, 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., October 1 - March 31.) You can use our automated answering system outside of these hours.

New to BCBSRI

Contact the Medicare Sales team at 1-800-505-BLUE (2583) (TTY: 711). Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (Open seven days a week, 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., October 1 – March 31.) You can use our automated answering system outside of these hours.

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