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84% of members qualified for financial help in 20191
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Annual Enrollment Period is open now until December 7.

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Blue Cross Community Health PlansSM

You can join this plan if you qualify for Medicaid coverage or if you are eligible for Managed Long Term Supports and Services (MLTSS) through Medicaid.

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Blue Cross Community MMAISM

This health plan is for seniors and persons with disabilities who are eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid.

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If your health plan year is ending, it’s a good time to review your health benefits. You might have benefits you want to use before the end of the plan year.

You can keep costs low when using your plan by staying “in network,” which means using the doctors and other health care providers that are in your plan’s network.

If you have questions about Medicare, you’re in good company. It can be confusing. Here are answers to some common questions.


Pharmacy and Prescription Plans

If you have prescription drug coverage through Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois, learning about your drug benefits can help you and your doctor get the most from your prescription drug coverage.

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Control Costs With SmartER CareSM

You have choices for where you get non-emergency care — what we call SmartER Care options. Use these places instead of the emergency room (ER). Plus, when you visit in-network providers, you may pay less for care.

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