Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois


May 24, 2013

Please note that Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois is closed
Monday, May 27 for Memorial Day.

Legislative Update
Update Regarding Electric Breast Pump Coverage
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois expanded its implementation of preventive services under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to include coverage for electric and hospital grade breast pumps.
Review updated information regarding the limits and restrictions.

Affordable Care Act Question of the Week: Individual Mandate
Beginning Jan. 1, 2014, most U.S. citizens and legal residents will be required to have a minimum level of health care coverage. Does an individual have to be covered for at least nine months out of the calendar year to avoid a tax penalty under the individual mandate?
Learn the answer to this week’s question.

News and Updates
Blue Access MobileSM Is Now Improved
Blue Access Mobile offers even more tools and resources for members on the go.
See what members can access.

LifeTimes® eNewsletter Recognized with Award of Excellence
Our award-winning member enewsletter offers targeted articles and timely health and wellness news.
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Health and Wellness
Fit Facts: No Vacation from Asthma Triggers
You can get out of town, but asthma triggers can follow you. The same asthma control rules apply wherever you are – and there are ways to help manage asthma when you’re away from home.
Share these tips with employees.

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