Toolkits

These toolkits provide helpful resources to educate and empower your employees to get the most out of their healthcare coverage. Each of these toolkits include how-to-use guides and marketing materials such as email copy, posters, brochures, and more to easily get the message out around your organization. Be sure to ask your account service team about using these services and programs.

 

myblue Online Member Account

Empower your employees to manage their healthcare by registering for myblue. You use your bank’s website to access transactions, deposits and track spending. Our secure member website, myblue, works the same way. It gives your employees instant access to quickly check claims, review benefits and track expenses. myblue members also have access to a selection of tools and resources to enable smart health care choices. This myblue toolkit includes fliers, intranet and email copy to promote myblue to your employees.

Visit the myblue member perks page to learn more about features, take a guided tour and stay up-to-date on new releases to benefit your employees.

 Download the myblue Toolkit (zip; 4,208 KB)

 

Employee Enrollment Guide

Your employee's wouldn't "wing it" on important decisions like purchasing a car or buying a house, so why are they "winging" health insurance benefit selections? Let's remove uncertainty so you can focus on what matters most to you during enrollment—your employees.

Download the zip file for all the details and email communications to promote your Employee Enrollment Guide—free of charge to you!.

 Download Employee Enrollment Guide Materials (zip; 547 KB)

 

Telehealth Virtual Doctor Visits

Telehealth gives employees access to virtual doctors 24/7/365 and therapists seven days a week from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. by appointment. It's a convenient, quality, affordable way to receive care. This toolkit includes introduction letters, posters, intranet copy, emails, brochures, posters, and a table tent as well as FAQs and a presentation you can share with your employees.

 Download the Telehealth Toolkit (zip; 27,136 KB)

 

Maternity Management Program

Our Maternity Management Program offers support to expectant moms throughout their pregnancy. This program provides members with information to help ensure a healthy pregnancy or works with the mother’s physician to coordinate specialized care. This toolkit includes a poster, flier, intranet copy, and a table tent to promote the maternity management program.

 Download the Maternity Management Toolkit (zip; 8,800 KB)

 

Preventive Care

Preventive Care is the first step in helping your employees better manage their health. This multi-step guide helps you educate your employees about the importance of preventive screenings and encourages them to seek the appropriate check ups. You can also visit the Blue Health Advantage blog for more workplace printables.

 Download the Preventive Care Toolkit (zip; 524 KB)

 

Doctor Finder & Cost Estimator

BCBSNE offers the tools to help members prepare. Help them Know Before You Go by using our online tools to Find a In-Network Doctor and Estimate Costs. Download the below-listed material and distribute it to your employees throughout the year to encourage them to use in-network providers and save money.

 Download the Doctor Finder & Cost Estimator Toolkit (zip; 12,574 KB)

 

HEALTH INSURANCE TERMS


COINSURANCE

The percentage of the bill you pay after your deductible has been met.

COPAY

A fixed amount you pay when you get a covered health service.

Tiered benefit plan

A health care plan featuring multiple levels of benefits based on the network status of a particular provider. 

DEDUCTIBLE

The annual amount you pay for covered health services before your insurance begins to pay.

emergency care services

Any covered services received in a hospital emergency room setting.

SUBSTANCE ABUSE DISORDER SERVICES

Includes behavioral health treatment, counseling, and psychotherapy


in-network provider

A provider contracted by your insurance company to accept an agreed upon payment for covered services. 

OUT-OF-network provider

A term for providers that aren’t contracting with your insurance company. (Your out-of-pocket costs will tend to be more expensive if you go to an out-of-network provider.)

out-of-pocket

Your expenses for medical care that aren’t reimbursed by insurance, including deductibles, coinsurance and co-payments.

penalty

If you can afford health insurance, but choose not to buy it, you must have a health coverage exemption or pay a tax penalty on your federal income tax return.

premium

The amount you pay to your health insurance company each month. 


Preventive services

Health care services that focus on the prevention of disease and health maintenance.

rehab SERVICES

Services and devices to help you recover if you are injured or have surgery. This includes physical, occupational and speech therapy.

special enrollment period

The time after the Open Enrollment Period when you can still purchase health insurance only if you have a qualifying life event (losing other health coverage, having a baby, getting married, moving).

specialist

A physician who has a majority of his or her practice in fields other than internal or general medicine, obstetrics/gynecology, pediatrics or family practice.