PRESS ROOM: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas to Host Open Enrollment Event

With deadline approaching, events will be an opportunity to learn about health insurance options

By dptstaff

Richardson, TX (November 30, 2018) – Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) is hosting local information events to assist those interested in signing up or learning more about the various 2019 Individual Marketplace Open Enrollment options before the sign-up period ends December 15.

“Buying health insurance can be confusing and overwhelming,” said Dr. Paul Hain, North Texas Market President, BCBSTX. “That’s why we are holding these learning events to assist people with understanding their options for health insurance coverage before they enroll.”

Again this year, BCBSTX will be offering a variety of health plans both on and off exchange in every ZIP code of Texas. Additionally, BCBSTX will be offering a variety of programs and resources focused on driving down costs and helping members get the most value from their plans and benefits.

BCBSTX remains committed to providing the protection and stability of comprehensive coverage that’s available to all Texans regardless of health status. All BCBSTX plans are ACA Qualified Health Plans, which means individual members will have coverage that cares for the whole person, including preventive and wellness care, mental health services, maternity care and prescription coverage.

The Think Blue events will take place in Dallas and Arlington at the following locations:

  • Dallas: Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center, 2901 Pennsylvania Ave. Building E., Dallas, 75215 Saturday, Dec. 1, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Arlington: Hugh Smith Recreation Center, 1815 New York Ave., Arlington,76010 Saturday, Dec. 8, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

You can register atThinkBlueTX.comor call866-427-7497.

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About Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) – the only statewide, customer-owned health insurer in Texas – is the largest provider of health benefits in the state, working with nearly 80,000 physicians and healthcare practitioners, and 500 hospitals to serve more than 5 million members in all 254 counties. BCBSTX is a Division of Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC) (which operates Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans in Texas, Illinois, Montana, Oklahoma and New Mexico), the country’s largest customer-owned health insurer, and fourth largest health insurer overall. Health Care Service Corporation is a Mutual Legal Reserve Company and an Independent Licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association.

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This article originally appeared in the Dallas Post Tribune.

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