Blue Shield of California is allowing anyone with a current Medicare Supplement (Medigap) policy to switch to Blue Shield without answering medical questions or waiting periods until December 31, 2017. This is called a Special Enrollment Period (SEP).
Who Qualifies for BSCA Special Enrollment
The following qualify for the Blue Shield of California Medicare Supplement Special Enrollment Period:
- California Resident; AND
- Currently enrolled in a Medigap plan; AND
- Want to transfer to Blue Shield of CA
What Do I Need to Do to Switch to a Blue Shield Medigap Plan?
To switch from another company to Blue Shield or to switch between Blue Shield plans without having to answer medical question you need to do the following:
- Transfer to any Blue Shield of CA Medigap plan with equal or lesser benefits
- Must be done by December 31, 2017
You do not need to answer medical questions nor do you have a waiting period to switch to Blue Shield CA during this period
Why Would I Want to Switch to Blue Shield?
You may want to switch if Blue Shield of CA’s Medigap plan monthly premium is less expensive than your current plan.
Please call us at 800-930-7956 for further information.