For more information on the BCBSD health plans offered through the DSCC, please contact an insurance broker who is a member of the DSCC or visit dscc.com.
Features of the Plans •
A large provider network: BCBSD has the largest network in the state and provides EPO members with access to the nationwide BlueCard® network, with 90 percent of hospitals and 80 percent of doctors in the United States.
Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRAs) and Health Savings Accounts (HSAs): Two of the DSCC health plans available are HSA-or HRA-compatible, giving consumers a greater control in the decisions affecting how they use their health care dollars. For more information about HRAs and HSAs, please contact a broker who is a member of the DSCC.
Valuable discount programs: BCBSD offers discounts on a variety of alternative therapies, as well as wellness and vision services. To receive the discounts members simply show their BCBSD identification cards to participating providers. Fitness centers, acupuncture and massage therapy are only a few examples of the services available. To see the full list of available services, visit our website at bcbsde.com.
To learn more about BCBSD, visit bcbsde.com.
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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Delaware is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. This brochure is not a contract. It is designed only to introduce the plans and does not create rights not given by the benefit plan. Not all services and procedures are covered by your benefit contract. 11/2011
The Delaware State Chamber of Commerce (DSCC) and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Delaware (BCBSD) understand that providing employee health benefits is one of the top concerns among small business owners in Delaware.
What You Should Know
With this in mind, the DSCC and BCBSD have partnered to bring you health benefits plan options that are well suited to meet small business owners’ needs. These health plans are exclusive to the DSCC.
The DSCC health plans are only available to companies that are members of the DSCC.
To purchase these plans, you will need to work with a broker who is a member of the DSCC. A complete list of current DSCC brokers is available at dscc.com.
These plans are competitively priced to be attractive to the small group market.
Available Plan Options The options available to you through the DSCC are a mix of EPO and IPA benefit platforms. They have various deductibles and include options compatible with Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) and Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRAs). All of these plans are competitively priced to be attractive to the small group market. Here is a quick look at the unique plan offerings:
Prescription Drug Plans •
With a DSCC health plan, you can take advantage of some of our most popular small group Rx offerings.
Dental Benefits •
Medical options for the DSCC health plans include a preventive and diagnostic dental benefit, which is exclusive to the DSCC. This dental plan provides coverage for X-rays and teeth cleanings at 100%, as well as topical fluoride treatments for children.
Groups have the option to add enhanced basic dental coverage to their dental benefits, which would cover fillings at 80% with no deductible.
• Blue Care® Independent Practice Association (IPA) — $15/$25 80%
• BlueAdvantage® Exclusive Provider Organization (EPO) 100% Plan with a Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA) — $1,300/$3,900 Individual/Family deductible
• BlueAdvantage® EPO 100% Plan with a Health Savings Account (HSA) — $3,000/$9,000 Individual/Family deductible
Other Options Available When a group chooses a DSCC health plan, they can add enhanced options. In some cases, groups can add one, two or all three of these offerings: • • •
Basic Dental Blue Vision Premier Life* and Short Term Disability* (STD) through Companion Life
* Life and STD is available to eligible groups of 2 or more employees. For more information on Companion Life, please call Sue Dahms at 302.421.3348.