Focused on increasing access to quality care to Medicare beneficiaries, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) is offering more options for health care coverage that provides them additional choice, optimized networks, flexibility and affordability.
During this annual open enrollment period, BCBSTX is expanding access to its Blue Cross Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug Plans (MAPD). Beginning today through December 7, Medicare eligible individuals can enroll in Blue Cross Medicare Advantage (HMO)SM; Blue Cross Medicare Advantage (PPO)SM; or Blue Cross MedicareRx (PDP)SM prescription drug plans for a January 1, 2017, effective date.
This coverage expansion, approved by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), builds upon BCBSTX’s existing Medicare coverage areas and is part of the company’s ongoing commitment to providing greater flexibility and increasing access to health care throughout the state. Blue Cross Medicare Advantage will now be available with both HMO and PPO networks products in Houston, El Paso and South Texas areas.