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Medicare Part Bcovers outpatient care. The standard monthly premium you pay for Medicare Part B in 2018 is $134. It can help cover medical services and supplies that Part A does not cover, as well as the following: 
Services from doctors and other healthcare providers
Outpatient care
Home health care

Ambulance Services
Durable medical equipment (DME)
Some preventive services

BlueCross BlueShield Of South Carolina

​  Discount and Added Value Programs

Original Medicare is split into 2 parts, A & B

Hearing and Vision

Laser Vision Correction

You'll see exclusive discounts on Lasik surgery offered through QualSight, a national network of credentialed Lasik surgeons. Call 855-489-2020 to learn more.

Eye Care

Open your eyes to special savings from Vision One- eye exams, designer frames, lenses, and contacts.  If you have questions or to find a provider, call 866-559-5252 to learn more.

Hearing Care

Hear that? With Blue get great savings from TruHearing- a leader in digital hearing aids and ranked No. 1 in customer services.  Save on hearing exams and follow up care, too. 

For more information, call 855-238-8835.


Fitness and Wellness

Silver & Fit

BlueCross BlueShield has teamed up with Silver&Fit who offer various Health focused programs for plan members.

Visit their webpage at www.silverandfit.com/  for more information.


Weight Management

Enjoy discounts on weight loss programs and services, including Jenny Craig. Plus, get one-on-one support to help you lead a healthy lifestyle.

Call 877-Jenny70 to sign up


 Alternative Health Care 

Where does it hurt? With Natural Blue     ,you can tap into an extensive network of credentialed acupuncturists, massage therapists, chiropractors, plus diet advisors- all offering extensive discounts. Visit www.southcarolinablues.com/links/discounts  for more information


Allergy Relief

You'll breath easier thanks to special prices on products designed to reduce exposure to indoor allergens.

Call 800-255-3749 to learn more.


Cosmetic

Hair restoration

Suffering from hair loss? You have everything to gain. As a member, you'll save 20% on a hair transplantation.

For more information, call 800-510-5357.


Blue 365

As a BlueCross member, you have access to Blue 365, a daily deal website with discounts on various wellness products and services.  Blue 365 complements your health coverage by making it easier and more affordable to make healthy choices.

Visit www.blue365deals.com/bcbssc for the deal of the day.

Medicare Part Aalso called Hospital Insurance, does not require a premium because you or your spouse already paid for it through payroll taxes. Medicare Part A helps cover: 
Hospital inpatient care 
Access to critical access hospitals
Skilled nursing facilities (not custodial or long-term care)
Hospice and home health care

Lab Tests

                                                                              What is original Medicare Benefit

Medicare is a federal health insurance program for eligible Americans and is funded through 2 trust accounts held by the U.S. Treasury.  The following are categories of people who qualify for Medicare: 

People 65 or older 
People under 65 with certain disabilities 
People of any age with End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) (permanent kidney failure requiring dialysis or a kidney transplant)