Blue Cross has a large network of providers, which means you have more options when it comes to choosing doctors and hospitals.
Blue Cross NC offers competitive pricing on Medicare plans, which can help you save money on healthcare costs.
There are two opportunities for everyone to switch plans: October 15 to December 7 and January 1 to March 31. Talk to an agent for additional information and exceptions.
Blue Cross offers wellness benefits, such as fitness programs and wellness coaching, to help you maintain your health and prevent illness.
Advantages include locking in rates, avoiding coverage gaps, wellness programs, and more.
All of our agents are based in North Carolina and are dedicated to serving the people of this state.
Run by the federal government
Skilled nursing facility care
Home health services
Run by the federal government
Physical and speech therapy
Part A benefits, including hospital visits, skilled nursing care and home health care
Part B benefits, such as doctor visits, outpatient care, screenings and lab tests
Prescription drug coverage (Part D coverage is included in most Medicare Advantage plans)
Help pay for prescription drugs including both brand-name and generic medications
A list of the drugs (also called a formulary) covered under the plan
A network of available pharmacies to choose from and mail order pharmacy services
À La Carte Coverage
Enjoy travel & like customization
Accepted within a Network
Want extra benefits & need a spending cap
Original Medicare only covers some of your medical costs. That’s why Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (Blue Cross NC) offers reliable Medicare Supplement plans to help lessen the worries over what Medicare doesn’t cover. Choose from a variety of Blue Medicare Supplement plans to find the plan that best fits your needs and your budget.
Coverage for the costs not covered by Original Medicare (Parts A and B)
The freedom to see any Medicare-participating provider nationwide
Rates as low as $381
Flexibility to change plans
A healthy aging and exercise program
A program for significant savings on hearing aids
Blue Medicare Supplement plans provide savings and peace of mind for more than 234,000 North Carolinians across our state.2 As North Carolina’s preferred health insurer,3 people depend on Blue Cross NC's large network of providers and 87 years of experience to provide the knowledge and expertise they need, right in their own backyard.
All Blue Medicare Supplement plans feature the freedom to switch Medicare Supplement plans at specific times throughout the year. If your needs or budget change, simply change plans without having to answer additional health questions.4
You cannot be turned down for Blue Medicare Supplement, and may not have to complete a medical questionnaire, if you meet the following criteria:
You are age 65 or older, or under age 65 and are eligible for Medicare due to disability5
You enroll within six months of enrolling in Medicare Part B
You are not covered by certain Medicaid programs
You are a resident of North Carolina
If you enroll early, you may be eligible for a Medicare Supplement plan without waiting periods for pre-existing conditions. If you wait until after your deadline to enroll, you may have a waiting period for pre-existing conditions.
Most Blue Medicare Supplement plans include our healthy aging and exercise program, Silver&Fit. Enjoy a low-cost fitness membership at a fitness facility near you, or enroll in the Home Fitness Program and exercise in the comfort of your own home.6
TruHearing covers one hearing aid per ear per year for a low copay of $699 per TruHearing Advanced hearing aid or $999 per TruHearing Premium hearing aid. Also, as part of the program, a TruHearing provider will help you choose the best hearing aid for your lifestyle and unique hearing needs.7
in Mecklenburg County
Charlotte, North Carolina, offers many hospitals, medical facilities, healthcare clinics, and retirement facilities that serve the Medicare population. These institutions play a crucial role in providing comprehensive healthcare services and support to senior citizens in the city.
One notable hospital serving the Medicare population in Charlotte is Atrium Health's Carolinas Medical Center. As one of the largest healthcare facilities in the region, it offers a full spectrum of services, including specialized care, emergency services, and surgical procedures. The hospital also has various departments dedicated to geriatric medicine, ensuring tailored healthcare for Medicare patients.
In addition to Carolinas Medical Center, several other hospitals in Charlotte cater to the Medicare population. Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center is another prominent facility that provides various medical services, including specialized care for seniors. Novant Health Huntersville Medical Center and Novant Health Matthews Medical Center offer comprehensive healthcare services to Medicare patients in their respective communities.
Charlotte is also home to numerous healthcare clinics specifically serving the Medicare population. One such clinic is Charlotte Community Health Clinic, which offers primary care services, chronic disease management, and preventive care for seniors. Other notable clinic is the CenterWell Senior Primary Care, Atrium Health Senior Care, and Novant Health Senior Care - SouthPark, which specializes in geriatric medicine and providing comprehensive care for older adults.
Retirement communities and assisted living facilities in Charlotte also serve the healthcare needs of the Medicare population. Sharon Towers Retirement Community, Aldersgate Retirement Community, and Southminster are a few retirement communities offering a continuum of care, including independent living, assisted living, and skilled nursing services.
Overall, Charlotte, North Carolina, boasts a robust network of hospitals, medical facilities, healthcare clinics, and retirement facilities catering to the Medicare population. These institutions are committed to providing high-quality healthcare services and ensuring the well-being of seniors in the community.
Health Plans of NC, Kelly Quinn
Health Plans of NC, Kelly Quinn
Health Plans of NC, Kelly Quinn
Example for a female non-smoker, age 65. Premium rates can vary based on a number of factors. Contact Blue Cross NC or your authorized agent to learn more.
234,000; Blue Cross NC internal data for Medicare Advantage, Medicare Supplement and stand-alone Part D as of October 2020.
Blue Cross NC Brand Tracking Study; Ipsos; July 2020.
Members of plans sponsored by Blue Cross NC will be able to change to other plans available when they purchased their original plan. Certain limits apply.
Guaranteed acceptance is limited to Plan A for those under age 65 who have Medicare due to disability.
Disclaimer: The Silver&Fit program is provided by American Specialty Health Fitness, Inc. (ASH Fitness), a subsidiary of American Specialty Health Incorporated (ASH). The program is not part of a member’s policy or benefits, and is not available on our Plan G-HD. All programs and services are not available in all areas. Please make sure to talk to a doctor before starting or changing an exercise routine. Silver&Fit, Fit at Home and the Silver&Fit logo are trademarks of ASH. Other names or logos may be trademarks of their respective owners. Home kits are subject to change. Not all YMCAs participate in the network. ASH does not offer Blue Cross NC products or services. Not connected with or endorsed by the U.S. government or the federal Medicare program.
Disclaimer: TruHearing is a registered trademark of TruHearing, Inc. TruHearing is an independent company and does not offer Blue Cross NC products or services. This program may change or be discontinued at any time.
For costs and further details of the coverage, including exclusions, any reductions or limitations, and terms under which the policy may be continued in force, contact your agent or the company.
Plan A: BMS A, 12/18; Plan G: BMS G, 12/18; Plan G-HD: BMS HDG, 12/18; Plan K: BMS K, 12/18; Plan N: BMS N, 12/18.
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