Health Care Insurance 101
Learn the basics to health insurance and how to make it work best for your life.
I Lost My Job and Health Insurance. What Do I Do Now?
APRIL 23, 2020: For the thousands of individuals filing for unemployment in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, this time may mean a loss of health insurance coverage. BlueCross has responded to make sure those affected have options.
What To Know About Health Insurance and Childbirth
March 23, 2023: Having a baby is a thrilling event for many families. No one wants to have to think about health insurance during such a momentous time. There are ways BlueCross can help. Here are some important things to know about having a baby and using your health insurance.
What To Know About Health Insurance and Pregnancy
March 23, 2023: Having a baby is a thrilling event for many families. No one wants to have to think about health insurance during such a momentous time. There are ways BlueCross can help. Here are some important things to know about pregnancy and health insurance.
What Medicare Enrollees Should Know About Yearly Exams
Feb. 16, 2023: Annual visits with a trusted doctor or health care provider are important for everyone. These doctor visits can be particularly important for people enrolled in Medicare plans. There are two types of wellness visits with doctors for Medicare enrollees.
What To Know About ID Cards
Jan. 5, 2023: Some of the most common questions members ask our customer service team center around ID cards. Here are important things everyone should know about their ID cards.
What to Know This Open Enrollment
Sep. 25, 2020: It is time to start planning for next year and that means getting ready for open enrollment. This year’s Open Enrollment is Nov. 1 – Dec. 15 – it’s a short 45 day window.
Key Words to Know When Picking a Health Plan
Nov. 5, 2020: Health insurance has a language of its own. If you are getting started with selecting your health plan for 2021, you may encounter some words you aren’t familiar with. Here’s a look at some key terms to know during this open enrollment period.
BlueCross Exec Talks Member Experience
Jan. 28, 2021: Late last year BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina welcomed a new vice president of product development, innovation and member experience. Tom Meier role has an impact on member experience. Here’s a look at some of Meier’s vision for his role at BlueCross and how it could impact member experience.
9 of Your FAQs Answered
April 1, 2021: Every day our customer service advocates answer calls from members with questions about their health plans. Many of the answers to the most frequently asked questions can be found on BlueCross’s online portal, My Health Toolkit®.
Medicare vs. Medicaid: What to know
July 1, 2021: It is common to confuse Medicare and Medicaid. Both are government programs that provide health coverage to citizens. Here’s a quick rundown of the two programs.
How To Pick a Health Plan
Nov. 3, 2022: BlueCross' customer experience manager offers insight to help South Carolinians understand what to consider when making health care decisions during open enrollment.