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MyBlue®:

What’s New for 2024

Take a look at some of the changes and updates in 2024.

Coverage you can count on

We’re committed to making sure you and your family have the right benefits to fit your healthcare needs. Here are the changes and updates we’re making to our three benefit plans.

FEP Medicare Prescription Drug Program

We are introducing a new pharmacy benefit called the FEP Medicare Prescription Drug Program, or MPDP. Through this program, eligible members with Medicare Part A and/or Part B get additional approved prescription drugs in some tiers and pay lower out-of-pocket costs for higher-cost drugs, all within the same FEP premium.

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Reproductive Care Updates: What we cover

  • Specific artificial insemination procedures
  • The associated prescription drugs for covered services for all members. You must receive prior approval for artificial insemination.
  • Members diagnosed with infertility can receive up to three (3) annual drug cycles for in vitro fertilization (IVF). You must receive prior approval and buy your prescriptions through our pharmacy programs.
  • Standard Option members diagnosed with infertility can get any assisted reproductive technology (ART) procedure (not listed as an exclusion in the brochure). We will cover up to $25,000 annually once you receive prior approval.
  • Up to 40% in exclusive savings through WINFertility’s Treatment Program Bundles on Blue365®. This is another way members can receive top quality fertility care at an affordable, predictable price.

Changes to all of our plans

New Member ID Cards

  • We will send updated member ID cards to all members beginning in the fall of 2023. New enrollees, FEP Blue Focus members and members enrolled in the new MPDP will get their cards first. Everyone else will receive their ID cards in 2024.

Mental Health Updates

  • We will cover marital and family counseling for all members.

New Overseas Provider

  • We have a new overseas assistance provider: GeoBlue. Learn more about our overseas benefits here.

Wellness Incentive Program Updates

  • Members can use their MyBlue® Wellness Card at select Blue365®  retailers for non-qualified medical expenses. You can spend up to $150 at these retailers during the calendar year.
  • The Diabetes Management Incentive Program ended on December 31, 2023.

Additional Benefit Updates

  • We will cover medically necessary genetic testing for members who may be at high-risk for certain conditions. You must receive prior approval. View the plan brochures for details.

Plan-specific updates

FEP Blue Focus

  • We made changes to the out-of-pocket maximum and deductible for members with Medicare primary. See more here.

 

 

 

 

 

We’ve also made changes to our approved drug lists (formularies):

Basic Option

  • Basic Option members must receive prior approval before buying hearing aids.
  • We increased the copay for primary care and specialists by $5.

 

 

 

 

We’ve also made changes to our approved drug lists (formularies):

Standard Option

  • Standard Option members with infertility can get any assisted reproductive technology (ART) procedure, not listed as an exclusion in the brochure. We will cover up to $25,000 annually once you receive prior approval.
  • Standard Option members must receive prior approval before buying hearing aids.
  • We increased the copay for primary care and specialists by $5.

 

We’ve also made changes to our approved drug lists (formularies):

See 2024 plan rates

View rates and benefits for FEP Blue Focus, Basic Option and Standard Option.

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New 2024 brochures

2024 Blue Cross and Blue Shield Service Benefit Plan – FEP Blue Focus

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2024 Blue Cross and Blue Shield Service Benefit Plan – Standard Option and Basic Option

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This is a summary of the features of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Service Benefit Plan. Before making a final decision, please read the Plan’s Federal brochures (Standard Option and Basic Option: RI 71-005; FEP Blue Focus: RI 71-017). All benefits are subject to the definitions, limitations and exclusions set forth in the Federal brochures.

The FEP Medicare Prescription Drug Program (MPDP) is a prescription drug plan with a Medicare contract. Enrollment in MPDP depends on contract renewal.