If you do not have health care coverage through an employer because you work part-time, are unemployed or self-employed, you can buy your own insurance. This is called individual health insurance, which can be purchased for yourself or your entire family.
Medicare is health insurance for people age 65 or older or people under age 65 with certain disabilities or illnesses. Medicare Supplement insurance, Medicare Part D and Medicare Advantage with Prescription Drug plans can help pay for medical and prescription expenses that Medicare does not cover.
Many people get health coverage through their employer. This is called employer offered or group coverage. Employers usually offer a choice of insurance plans. If you've been offered a Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas plan, learn why you should choose us.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas is pleased to offer health plans for individuals who qualify for the State STAR and CHIP programs. Your health and well-being is our priority. We offer quality-health service, access to our many network providers, and excellent customer service.
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