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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona

An independent licensee of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (www.azblue.com), is a local not-for profit health insurance company headquartered in Phoenix. The company was established in 1939, and it employs over 1,500 dedicated people spread over its Phoenix, Tucson, Tempe and Flagstaff offices. It is the biggest locally based insurance company in Arizona that provides health insurance products, services or networks to more than 1.1 million people. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona delivers a wide range of health insurance products and services to meet the diverse needs of individuals, families, and small and large businesses and also provide information and tools to help customers make suitable health decisions. The company also actively supports the community running over 200 organizations statewide through volunteering and contributions.

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona has designed several health plans specifically for Arizona residents who do not receive health insurance through their employers.
Among its preferred provider organization (PPO) individual insurance plans are BluePreferred, BluePreferred Saver (HAS Compatible) and BluePreferred Basic (High Deductible). BluePreferred is a plan with co-pays for Preferred office visits and five deductible choices. BluePreferred Saver is a high-deductible plan that meets federal requirements for use with a health savings account (HSA). You can have three deductible options with this plan. BluePreferred Basic is a low-premium high-deductible plan with three deductible choices. In the category of indemnity plans, you can have BlueClassic with six deductible options or BlueClassic Saver (HAS Eligible), which is a high-deductible indemnity plan that meets federal requirements for use with an HSA. A $5,000 deductible is available. BlueSelect is a health maintenance organization (HMO) plan with two plan options. BlueSelect Plan 2 requires co-pays for most covered services. BlueSelect Plan 3 is a lower premium HMO; deductible and coinsurance apply to inpatient facility charges. All Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona individual health plans include visits to doctor office, hospital benefits, prescription medications (no formulary), chiropractic benefits, routine physical exam and preventative screenings and well-child care and routine immunizations.

Since you cannot depend on Medicare alone to pay for everything, you should look for a Medicare supplement from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ) that is right for you. With its Senior Security Plans, there are no "service area" restrictions. You can have full Medicare supplemental insurance coverage while traveling throughout the US and have the complete freedom to see any Medicare participating doctor without a referral. Its Senior Preferred Medicare Select requires you to use doctors and hospitals in its Senior Preferred Medicare Select provider network (except in emergencies).

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona offers employer groups a number of flexible choices that include PPO, PPO upgrade options, HMO, dual option (PPO and HMO), consumer-directed health plans and dental plans. The choice, in fact, is so large that it can accommodate practically any employer’s budget.

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona also offers DentalPlus, a prepaid dental plan available in Maricopa and Pima counties only. It offers diagnostic and preventive care and discounts on restorations, periodontics, oral surgery, endodontics, and prosthetics when you see a participating DentalPlus dentist or specialist.

Street Address of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona:
2444 W Las Palmaritas Dr.
Phoenix, AZ 85021;

Mailing address:
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona, P.O. Box 13466, Phoenix, AZ 85002-3466.

 

 

 

 

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