• Use Your Wellness Benefits to Stay Healthy

    February 4, 2021

    Making sure you are healthy is an important step in anyone's wellness journey. Take advantage of your Medical coverage through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois by utilizing the plan's wellness benefits. Both the Consumer Choice 1 and Consumer Choice 2 plans include wellness benefits that pay 100% of in-network eligible charges for routing preventive care services for each covered person.

    Many associate wellness benefits with an annual physical and they are correct. Below are other examples of wellness benefits to take advantage of:

    • Routine diagnostic tests (lab and x-ray)

    • Routine eye exams

    • Routine hearing exams

    • Immunizations

    • Annual Pap Smear

    • Well-Baby/Child Care

    • Annual Prostate Exam

    • Blood Pressure Screening

    • Annual Mammogram

    • Clinical Breast Exam

    • Contraceptives (administered by CVS/Caremark)

    • Prescriptions and Over the Counter Drugs

    Wellness Tips

    Below are some things to consider when you are engaging in wellness care:

    • Be sure to let your doctor know the appointment is preventive

    • Your preventive care is not subject to frequency schedules

    • You will not have a copayment for routine or preventive wellness care

    • Contact Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois at 1-877-224-9598 for additional questions

    Learn more about your Wellness Benefits.