Blue Shield is temporarily allowing existing Medigap members* to enroll in their new Medigap Plan F Extra without underwriting approval. This is a rare opportunity as Blue Shield usually requires a health review before allowing members to switch to plan F Extra.
This opportunity ends April 15, 2019 at 6pm.
Plan F Extra Underwriting Holiday for anyone on ANY letter Medicare Supplement Plan:
- Plan F Extra is exactly the same as Plan F but includes hearing aid, vision and Silver Sneaker gym benefits
- Applications must be received no later than 4/15. If you apply to switch to F Extra after April 15, you will be subject to health review.
- Ability to switch back to standard F or G (or any other plan) using the California Birthday Rule is always an option.
*Current Medicare Supplement members can come from other insurance carriers OR from Blue Shield of California. In other words, anyone in California with a Medigap plan can switch to Plan F Extra.