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
Home health care
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.
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.
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.
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
You'll breath easier thanks to special prices on products designed to reduce exposure to indoor allergens.
Call 800-255-3749 to learn more.
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.
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 A, also 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
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)