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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island (BDBSRI)

When you are looking for individual health insurance in Rhode Island, the first name that should come to mind is Blue Cross and Blue Shield. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island provides access to the largest integrated provider network in the U.S., and also delivers comprehensive service, at a price that fits within your budget.

There are many circumstances in life that require individual health insurance, such as, when you own your business, when you work for a business without health benefits, when you are in or just graduating from school – many people need individual coverage. BCBS of Rhode Island knows each person comes with a unique set of needs, so they have a wide range of insurance plans that can be tailored to you.

BCBS of Rhode Island Individual Health Plans

HealthMate Coast-to-Coast Direct

Provides low annual premiums, yet extensive benefits through the BCBSRI Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) network. There are three basic plan designs. As of 2009, these are: 1. The 80/60 plan; 2. The 90/70 plan; and 3. The 100/80 plan. The first number in these plan names refers to the percentage of in-network coverage after the deductible is met. The second n umber refers to the out-of-network level of coverage.

Blue Cross Dental Direct

Offers comprehensive dental coverage up to $1000 per year per person. It includes free diagnostic and preventive services, with 80% coinsurance on minor procedures and 50% coinsurance on major restorative services.

BlueCHIP for Medicare Plus, Preferred, and Preferred Unlimited

These are various Medicare Advantage program (meaning they include Medicare coverage, plus added benefits). There are three plan options to choose from, depending on your needs and budget. You must be enrolled with Medicare Part B for membership.

Plan 65

A traditional supplemental Medicare coverage designed to cover the coinsurance and deductible levels and coinsurance that Original Medicare may not pay.

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island is an independent licensee of BCBS Association.

BCBS of RI Office Location

500 Exchange Street
Providence, RI 02903-2699

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