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Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oregon

The Regence Group is the largest affiliation of health care plans in Pacific Northwest. Belonging to this group are Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oregon, Regence Blue Shield, Regence Blue Shield of Idaho and Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield of Utah. Taken together, the four plans cater to the needs of over 3 million people in four states with more than $4 billion in combined annual revenue. Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oregon alone serves about one million members in Oregon and Clark County, Washington. It has more than 10,000 physicians and providers in its different networks.
The company employs about 2,500 people and processes nearly 1,100,000 claims per month. Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oregon is committed to offering the best in service, quality, and products to its members.
Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oregon offers a number of attractive health plans for members. These products include:
Blue Basic: It offers healthcare at affordable costs with flexible features. After meeting deductibles, members are required to pay 50% coinsurance to network member healthcare providers or 50% to non-member providers on most services. If you use member providers, you will be able to enhance your overall savings. Blue Basic covers office visits, prescriptions, maternity, and hospital. Preventative care is not subject to a deductible. You can also choose from several different deductible levels.
Blue Plus: This plan offers a number of choices in deduction levels. After meeting deductibles, members have to pay 30% coinsurance to network healthcare providers and 50% coinsurance to non-network providers for most services. Blue Plus covers maternity, office visits, hospital, prescriptions, and vision. Like Blue Basic, you also increase your savings by using network healthcare providers.
Blue Premier: With this plan, you have to pay 20% coinsurance to network healthcare providers and 40% coinsurance to non-network providers for most services. You have the freedom to choose from several different deductible levels. Blue Premier covers office visits, preventive care benefits, maternity, prescriptions, vision, and hospitalization.
Regence Health Savings Account: It gives a member a number of advantages. You will deposit pre-tax dollars into a special savings account from which you will pay your qualified medical expenses. You are allowed to work with the financial institution of your choice or any of the company’s strategically chosen banks. In this way, you are able to save money on your taxes. HSA accounts have high deductibles and low premiums, which allows you to manage your healthcare costs in a more effective manner.
Under Individual Dentacare, you have the option to add dental coverage to your Blue Selections or Regence HSA plan. The dentists and staff of Williamette Dental provide the services. The short term medical coverage is designed for those who have a temporary need for medical coverage and who are healthy.
After the implementation of a legislation in 1996, Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon offers "portable" coverage for individuals terminating their group-sponsored coverage. In majority of the cases, eligibility is guaranteed for those individuals and their covered family members that meet certain qualifications for portable coverage.

Address of the company: Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oregon, 200 SW Market St., Portland, OR 92707.

 

 

 

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