With your plan, you get more than medical coverage! Take advantage of these perks of being a BlueCHiP for Medicare member.
1. Have fun, earn rewards
Track your steps and other activity, challenge friends, and have fun with our new wellness program. To get started, sign up at join.VirginPulse.com or by downloading the Virgin Pulse app from the Apple App Store or Google Play.* Choose Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island as your sponsor, then connect your Fitbit® or other wearable device to track and sync steps with the app.
2. Free yoga, Zumba, Pilates, and more
Take free exercise and nutrition classes and have free health screenings at Your Blue StoreSM. Call (401) 459-2200 or check the Your Blue Store page.
3. A whole team to take care of your health
BCBSRI partners with Rhode Island’s top doctors to offer our members a higher level of care. 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:
4. 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 or at Your Blue Store. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
5. Savings on fitness memberships
Choose from more than 45 local fitness centers for only $5 per month with our popular Living Fit program!
6. Healthy discounts from CVS Pharmacy®
Save 20%* on thousands of CVS Pharmacy brand health-related items with your ExtraCare® card.
7. Prescriptions delivered to your door
Save money and save time—order medicine by mail. Call 1-855-457-1205.
8. My Advocate®
This service helps members find and apply for programs to save money, such as Extra Help with Medicare Part D prescription drug costs. To learn more, call 1-866-866-7680.
9. Face-to-face service at our stores
Need help with your health plan or with staying healthy? Stop by a convenient Your Blue Store location.
10. 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.
11. Help for caregivers
Are you caring for a loved one, or is someone helping you? Discover resources available through your BlueCHiP for Medicare plan and in the community. Visit our site for caregivers.
12. An app for accessing your health plan information
Your Blue Touch RI lets you easily access health plan information on your mobile devices. Just download the Your Blue Touch RI app from the Google Play or Apple App Store.** With Your Blue Touch RI, you can:
13. Second Act: Our volunteer program
Interested in giving volunteering a try? BCBSRI partners with state agencies to connect BlueCHiP for Medicare members with volunteer opportunities. To find a good match for your interests, contact these state agencies:
*The 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.
**Standard mobile phone carrier and data usage charges apply. The downloading and use of the Your Blue Touch RI mobile 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.
This information is not a complete description of benefits. Call the Medicare Concierge team at 1-800-267-0439 (TTY: 711) for more information.
Virgin Pulse® is an independent wellness company, contracted by Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island to provide wellness services.