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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

Deadline for enrolling in health plan quickly approaching, these sessions can help you get covered

With the end of open enrollment only weeks away, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan has scheduled over 15 enrollment sessions around the state that will help people decide which plan is right for them. March 31 is the last … Continue reading

We celebrate our 75th anniversary on a strong foundation of serving the people of Michigan

On Saturday, March 8, 2014, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan celebrated our 75th year of being a nonprofit health insurer. As BCBSM president and CEO, Daniel J. Loepp said in a press release about the day, we’re not acting … Continue reading

BCBSM statement regarding ACA changes for small group and individual markets

BREAKING NEWS: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan monitored this week’s announcement by the government concerning the extensions of non-ACA compliant health plans in the small group and individual markets. We are evaluating the impacts this change would have on our business … Continue reading

Go Blue! We Work!

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan is partnering with the University of Michigan men’s basketball program for seniors night and the team’s last home game Sunday, March 8 at 6 p.m. BCBSM will support U of M by distributing 13,000 … 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