Regence BlueShield of Washington has announced that it is expanding to offer seven individual and family health plans through the Washington Health Benefit Exchange in 2021, in addition to seven more plans available to Clark County residents.
These exchange health plans provide subsidies for eligible consumers in accordance with the Affordable Care Act to reduce monthly premiums and out-of-pocket costs, according to a release.
Regence’s individual and family health plans cover primary care, emergency services, hospitalization, labs, maternity, mental health, pediatric dental and vision, preventive services, chronic disease, and more. No-cost or low-cost telehealth services provide at-home care, including free wellness doctor visits, and virtual care options for mental health treatment, per the release.
In addition, all plans come with the Individual Assistance Program, which includes four free counseling visits per event, and life-balance services offering legal help, financial, elder and childcare resources, and more. Regence members also can access prescription coverage at 65,000 pharmacies nationwide, according to the release.
Washingtonians can preview 2021 health plans here. The 2021 open enrollment period started Nov. 1 and runs through Dec. 15 of this year.