With your plan, you get more than medical coverage! Take advantage of these perks1 of being a BCBSRI Medicare Advantage member.
1. Free exercise, mindfulness, and educational classes online
Strengthen your mind-body connection with online classes like Meditation, a chair-based Sit and Be Fit class, or the dance fitness class Get up and Groove. Your Blue StoreSM Studio is LIVE every weekday at 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. on the Your Blue Store Studio Facebook Group. Or, get your Zen on anytime by exploring dozens of recorded classes.
2. A whole team to take care of your health
Patient-centered medical homes may feature extended hours, classes, and no-cost visits with a nurse and pharmacist. To find a patient-centered medical home (PCMH), call the Medicare Concierge team or use our Find a Doctor tool and follow these easy steps:
3. Help with ongoing health conditions
Our nurses, dietitians, and social workers can help you control health conditions such as diabetes, asthma, and heart disease. They work with you and your doctor to help you reach your health goals and make the most of your benefits. You can work with our team over the phone from the comfort and safety of your home. There's no cost—it's included as part of your plan. To learn more or schedule an appointment, please call 1-844-563-0892 or email email@example.com.
4. $0 Doctors Online visits
Access quality care anytime—for $0. Download the BCBSRI Drs. Online2 app on the App Store or Google Play3 or visit drs-online.com to talk to a top-rated, board-certified doctor or therapist using your smartphone, tablet, or computer.
5. Connect, share, learn
Learn about in-person and virtual volunteer opportunities with leading local and national organizations through community partner, Amava.4 This online platform provides new ways to pursue your interests and make connections.
6. $0 national gym benefit and home fitness kits
Select from a variety of home fitness kits and more than 14,000 fitness centers across the country. Choose from more than 45 local fitness centers, including most YMCA and Anytime Fitness locations in Rhode Island. Find a location.
7. Healthy discounts from CVS Pharmacy®
Save 20%5 on thousands of CVS Pharmacy brand health-related items with your ExtraCare® card.
8. Prescriptions delivered to your door
Save money and save time—order medicine by mail. Call 1-855-457-1205.
9. $0 mail order drugs
Pay $0 copay for a 90-day supply of many generic drugs in Tiers 1 & 2 and have them delivered.6 Call 1-855-457-1205 to switch.
10. $0 copay for routine hearing and vision
Pay $0 for routine office hearing and vision visits and exams.
11. Valuable hearing aid benefits
You’ll get up to two hearing aids for a $200-$1,675 copay per ear, which includes a hearing aid fitting and evaluation. We’ll even throw in a 3-year supply of batteries! Learn more by visiting nationshearing.com/BCBSRI.
12. Face-to-face service at our stores
Need help with your health plan? Stop by a convenient Your Blue Store7 location.
13. $0 rides to your doctor
Get up to 24 one-way trips8 to or from your doctors, as well as places in your community that support your health and well-being, like senior centers, libraries, and Your Blue Stores. We’ll even coordinate your trips. Each trip has a 20-mile limit (but, hey, it’s Rhode Island). Schedule a ride.
14. $0 meal deliveries
Get up to 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.
15. Personalized messages on your phone
Receive secure messages about your health and health plan, including benefit updates, money-saving tips, and reminders about tests. Text “BCBSRI” to 73529 or call 1-844-779-8820.
16. Access your health plan information easily online
myBCBSRI is an online experience, tailored to you. myBCBSRI gives you easy access to digital ID cards, electronic documents (go paperless!), claim status, and benefit information. Connecting with us has never been easier—create a personalized experience and choose how you receive communications about your benefits.
It’s easy to register—have your ID number handy and visit myBCBSRI.com.
17. Help for caregivers
Are you caring for a loved one, or is someone helping you? Depending on your plan9, you may be eligible to get $50/year to give to a caregiver who provides you with basic household and/or transportation assistance. Plus, discover resources available through your BlueCHiP or HealthMate for Medicare plan and in the community.
Visit our site for caregivers.
1Check your EOC for details and specific eligibility requirements.
2In the case of an emergency, you should always call 911. Doctors Online is not intended to replace these services and should not be used in those circumstances. Doctors Online is a telemedicine service provided by American Well®, an independent company that administers Doctors Online on behalf of BCBSRI.
3Standard mobile phone carrier and data usage charges apply. The downloading and use of the app is subject to the terms and conditions of the app and the online stores from which it is downloaded. Apple is a trademark of Apple Inc. and App Store is a service mark of Apple Inc. Google Play is a trademark of Google Inc.
4BCBSRI does not share member information with Amava and information shared with Amava will not be shared with BCBSRI.
5The 20 percent discount is restricted to items purchased for the healthcare of cardholder and applies to regularly priced CVS Pharmacy brand health-related items valued at $1 or more. Excludes prescriptions and any items reimbursed by federal healthcare programs. The 20% CVS discount is not a plan benefit.
6Your actual savings depend on the drugs you take. 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.
7Our Your Blue Store locations follow state and federal guidelines during emergencies. Please check bcbsri.com/yourbluestore for information regarding special senior hours, store opening status (including capacity limits), and fitness programming information.
8Available 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. Rides are provided to your PCP, specialists, and select community locations.
9Caregiver reimbursement is available for members with BlueCHiP for Medicare Value (HMO-POS), BlueCHiP for Medicare Extra (HMO-POS), or HealthMate for Medicare (PPO) plans.
This information is not a complete description of benefits. Call the Medicare Concierge team at 1-800-267-0439 (TTY: 711) for more information.