Prepare for the Open Enrollment Period for individuals and families

Get ready to enroll in your 2021 individual and family healthcare plan with this guided checklist. Open enrollment begins Nov. 1 and ends Dec. 15. Consider how much health insurance … Continue reading Prepare for the Open Enrollment Period for individuals and families

What is a Medicare Supplement Insurance Select plan?

Medicare Supplement Insurance is a type of health insurance plan that helps cover the gaps in Original Medicare. Gaps include coinsurance, copayments and deductibles. Original Medicare, Parts A and B, … Continue reading What is a Medicare Supplement Insurance Select plan?

{Guest blog} The unexpected can put a damper on things

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas partners with New Directions to provide behavioral health screenings, resources and support to our members and employees. Any type of personal or major crisis is … Continue reading {Guest blog} The unexpected can put a damper on things

What’s the difference between health insurance and a health benefit plan?

How do you know if you are buying health insurance or a health benefit plan? Both are options Kansans will have this year as they consider their health coverage, but … Continue reading What’s the difference between health insurance and a health benefit plan?

Legislative update on Kansas health and life insurance laws

The 2019 Kansas legislative session introduced several changes to the state’s health and life insurance laws. Below, BCBSKS vice president of government and community relations Sunee Mickle provides an update … Continue reading Legislative update on Kansas health and life insurance laws