Author Archives: Carly Getz

Three BCBSM Toastmasters advance to Division Competition

Three Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan employees took first or second place in the Toastmasters’ Area Competition last week. Toastmasters can compete in two categories: International Speech and Evaluation. BCBSM held a club contest in January to select representatives … Continue reading

Saginaw event helps individuals and small businesses navigate ACA

With less than a month to enroll in a health plan, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network are partnering with the Detroit Regional Chamber’s MI Health Answers program to host “Be Covered, Be Confident.” This free health expo will … Continue reading

Infographic: Choosing your own health insurance

There’s a lot to consider when you’re picking a plan. What’s included? What is a copay, deductible and coinsurance and how can you use these numbers to choose a plan that will minimize your out of pocket costs? What’s the … Continue reading

Did you just turn 26? Read this to make sure you’re covered

Under the Affordable Care Act, children can remain on their parent’s health insurance policy until they turn 26 years old, even if they are married and living in a different state. But if you’ve turned 26, you must have your … Continue reading

BCBSM enrollment blitz to help consumers avoid last minute health care sign-up blues

With less than a month to enroll in a health plan, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network are hosting ‘3 2 1 Enroll’ day. On Friday, March 21, four free education and enrollment sessions will be offered … Continue reading

Can you afford not to have health insurance?

As most people know – the Affordable Care Act requires everyone to have some form of health coverage this year. With all of our existing household expenses, adding another monthly payment can seem daunting, leaving many people to wonder how … Continue reading

Health resources and enrollment event helps individuals and small businesses navigate ACA

With less than a month to enroll in a health plan, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network are partnering with the Detroit Regional Chamber’s MI Health Answers program to host Be Covered, Be Confident.” This free … Continue reading

Will the employer mandate delay affect your business?

Earlier this month, the Department of Human Services issued a rule that pushes back the financial penalties for mid-sized businesses that fail to provide employees insurance coverage. Although this rule provides greater flexibility for many employers, it has also generated … Continue reading

5 things to do before you call to enroll

It’s important to research and have your information ready before calling to enroll in a health plan.  To reduce consult time, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan encourages consumers to take the following five steps: Determine subsidy eligible by going … Continue reading

Recognizing the importance of supplier diversity

As the state’s largest health insurer, more than four million people depend on Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan for their health care benefits. To better serve this diverse population, we continue to take an inclusive approach to our community, … Continue reading