PHOENIX, Nov. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Blue Cross© Blue Protect© of Arizona (BCBSAZ) introduced right now the addition of Walgreens pharmacies to its present community of pharmacies obtainable to BCBSAZ Medicare Benefit and Medicare Half D prescription drug plan members. Qualifying members will be capable of fill their medical prescriptions at Walgreens areas in Arizona, and nationwide, starting January 2021.
BCBSAZ Medicare members can now select from greater than 60,000 pharmacies throughout the U.S., together with Walgreens, CVS and extra. To additional assist the remedy wants of members, all BCBSAZ Medicare plans embody no value tier one medication, together with 60 and 90 day provides, and a 100-day prolonged provide of tier one and tier two medication for Medicare Benefit plan members, which will be fulfilled via retail or mail orders, all to assist guarantee members get the remedy they want, once they want it.
“We’re constantly working to make it simpler for our members to get the correct drugs they want and in a well timed method, and this growth with Walgreens provides much more handy choices,” stated Dr. James Napoli, Chief Medical Officer at BCBSAZ. “Our rising community of pharmacies is likely one of the many advantages of a BCBSAZ Medicare plan, and one other instance of what we’re doing to enhance entry and comfort for our members.”
BCBSAZ will supply seven Medicare Benefit plans in 2021, offering a collection of totally different plans that meet the budgetary and well being wants of all seniors.* Every plan has built-in financial savings with no-cost choices for widespread well being wants, together with major care visits, telehealth and lab companies for all in-network suppliers. Plans additionally supply further advantages to assist members keep wholesome, equivalent to no-cost house train kits and health facility memberships from Silver&Match®, financial savings on listening to aids, house well being care companies via Nurse on Name, wellness reward applications, and extra.
The Medicare Annual Enrollment Interval is open now via Dec. 7, 2020. For data on BCBSAZ Medicare plans, go to azblue.com/seniors or name 1-888-288-0019 (TTY: 711).
About Blue Cross Blue Protect of Arizona
Blue Cross Blue Protect of Arizona (BCBSAZ) is dedicated to serving to Arizonans get more healthy sooner and keep more healthy longer. With a deal with connecting individuals with the care they want, BCBSAZ provides medical health insurance and associated companies to greater than 1.7 million clients. By superior scientific applications and group outreach, BCBSAZ is inspiring well being in Arizona. BCBSAZ, a not-for-profit firm, is an impartial licensee of the Blue Cross Blue Protect Affiliation. The corporate, and its subsidiaries, make use of greater than 2,400 individuals in its Phoenix, Chandler, Flagstaff, and Tucson workplaces. To be taught extra, go to azblue.com.
BCBSAZ provides BluePathway HMO and BlueJourney PPO Medicare Benefit plans. BCBSAZ Benefit, a separate however wholly owned subsidiary of BCBSAZ, provides Blue Medicare Benefit Customary, Basic, and Plus HMO plans. BCBSAZ is contracted with Medicare to supply HMO and PPO Medicare Benefit plans and PDP plans. Enrollment in BCBSAZ plans will depend on contract renewal. The Silver&Match program is supplied by American Specialty Well being Health, Inc. (ASH Health), a subsidiary of American Specialty Well being Included (ASH). All applications and companies should not obtainable in all areas. This data isn’t an entire description of this system. ASH is an impartial and separate firm contracted with Blue Cross Blue Protect of Arizona (BCBSAZ) to offer well being and wellness companies to BCBSAZ members. The Silver&Match program isn’t an insurance coverage coverage and doesn’t present insurance coverage protection. Silver&Match and the Silver&Match emblem are registered service marks of ASH. Routine eye and listening to examination and listening to help advantages obtainable via collaborating suppliers. Nurse On Name is accessible to eligible individuals. Companies and therapy choices offered might not be coated underneath your medical health insurance plan. Please evaluation your advantages previous to receiving non-emergency companies. Nurse On Name companies are supplied by an impartial third celebration contracted with BCBSAZ.
Different pharmacies can be found in our community.
*Plans not obtainable in all areas
SOURCE Blue Cross Blue Protect of Arizona