We’re hitting the road!

As we celebrate our 80th anniversary serving Kansans by providing quality health insurance and outstanding service, we look forward to even greater things in the years ahead. And, we want to hear from our fellow Kansans about how we can become even better. To start the conversation, we will be embarking on an 80-day tour of our great state. The Our Home Our Heart tour … Continue reading We’re hitting the road!

Staying busy after retirement

The years after retirement are for more than just relaxing. They’re prime time for pursuing passions you never got around to before. When you were younger, you may have defined retirement by what you didn’t plan to do: work. But once you’re at or nearing retirement age, you may find that what really seems to matter is staying active and engaged. Science backs up that … Continue reading Staying busy after retirement

BCBSKS supports KCSDV, uniting communities for safety and justice

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas (BCBSKS) has a long history of supporting the Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence (KCSDV). While BCBSKS is celebrating its 80th anniversary this year, KCSDV is also celebrating a big anniversary – 40 years of supporting domestic violence victim-survivors. They hope 2022 will be the year of call to action for communities to better aid victims – … Continue reading BCBSKS supports KCSDV, uniting communities for safety and justice

Bike Share ICT continues its legacy in Wichita with support from Blue Health Initiatives grant

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas (BCBSKS) is renewing its support of Bike Share ICT with a donation of $360,000 to continue to encourage Wichitans and visitors to be outside and active. This takes the total BCBSKS has contributed through this program toward healthy living over the $1 million mark.   “We are committed to helping this program be successful and grow by providing this … Continue reading Bike Share ICT continues its legacy in Wichita with support from Blue Health Initiatives grant

New family member on the horizon? Be sure to enroll your new addition.

The Open Enrollment Period for plans on the Health Insurance Marketplace® is over. But even after Open Enrollment ends, coverage is available when you experience a Qualifying Life Event that may allow you to change or add to your existing coverage. When your family grows or you have another Qualifying Event, you are eligible for a Special Enrollment Period (SEP).  You may qualify for a … Continue reading New family member on the horizon? Be sure to enroll your new addition.

Turning 26? Take action now.

When it comes to health insurance, turning 26 is a milestone. That’s because the Affordable Care Act (ACA) allows young adults to stay on their parent’s coverage until age 26. Turning 26 is what’s called a Qualifying Life Event. It means you are eligible for a Special Enrollment Period (SEP), allowing you to enroll in or make changes to your health insurance plan outside the … Continue reading Turning 26? Take action now.

Buying health insurance after a divorce. Make sure you have the coverage you need.

If you are losing health insurance because of a divorce or legal separation, it’s important to understand your options. Like marriage, or the birth of a baby, divorce is considered a change in household, or a Qualifying Life Event. This means it may qualify you for a Special Enrollment Period. With a Special Enrollment Period, you can enroll in the Health Insurance Marketplace® outside of … Continue reading Buying health insurance after a divorce. Make sure you have the coverage you need.

Venturing out on your own? Get the health insurance you need when you’re self-employed.

If you are considering self-employment, but holding back because it would require you to purchase your own insurance, you may want to consider your options through the individual Health Insurance Marketplace®, or Healthcare.gov. At Healthcare.gov, self-employed means you have a business that takes in income but doesn’t have any employees. So, you can enroll if you’re a freelancer, consultant, independent contractor, or other self-employed worker who … Continue reading Venturing out on your own? Get the health insurance you need when you’re self-employed.