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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida Now Offers More Choices to Florida's Seniors
Date:10/19/2009

, Pasco, Pinellas and Polk counties.

BCBSF's BlueMedicare Private Fee-for-Service product allows PFFS members to use any provider - not only in Florida, but nationwide - who accepts Medicare and agrees to accept the terms and conditions of the BlueMedicare PFFS plan. No referrals are needed and pharmacy coverage is included. Members will have a $4 copay for covered generic drugs and a mail order benefit of a 90-day supply for an amount equal to two monthly copays.

BlueMedicare PPO is for people who want the freedom to go out-of-network if they choose and still have coverage. BlueMedicare PPO provides comprehensive benefits, predictable copayments and includes coverage for prescription drugs for no additional premium. Pharmacy coverage includes a $4 copay for covered generic drugs and a mail order benefit of a 90-day supply for an amount equal to two monthly copays.

BlueMedicare HMO members pay a low or no monthly plan premium and coverage includes no deductibles and fixed copayments. These low cost plans include prescription drug coverage at no additional charge. Pharmacy coverage includes a mail order benefit of a 90-day supply for an amount equal to two monthly copays.

The BlueMedicare Rx (PDP) Part D prescription drug plans are offered statewide and provide comprehensive prescription drug benefits for both generic and brand name drugs at thousands of pharmacies nationwide. There are three plan options available and in 2010 all BlueMedicare Rx plans will have a $4 copay for covered generic drugs. Mail-order benefits include a 90-day supply of prescription drugs for an amount equal to two monthly copays.

About Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida

Celebrating 65 years as Florida's leader in the health industry, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida is mission-driven to improve affordable access to health care. BCBSF is a not-for-profit, policyholder-owned, tax-paying mutual company. He
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