Coverage Options

and Family Plans

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.

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and Retirement

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.

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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.

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2012 STAR
and CHIP Programs

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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At our free seminars, our speakers help people like you understand how health insurance works. Learn more about the seminar that interests you, then register online.

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Need coverage for your employees?

If you are a small business owner or benefits administrator searching for group insurance for your employees, view our group options and other resources for employers.

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