Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois


Clarification on Health Insurance Special Enrollment Periods

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) is providing additional clarification around the qualifying event of gaining/losing a dependent through birth/adoption/fostercare/placement for adoption, which triggers a Special Enrollment opportunity. The Special Enrollment will trigger a 60-day enrollment period, but the effective dates for enrollees can be different depending on the policyholder’s situation: Adding a […]

BCBSIL launches new payment channel for members to make a one-time “check by phone” or online EFT payment

On Monday, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) launched a new payment channel for members to make a one-time “check by phone” or online electronic funds transfer (EFT) payment. We have contracted with Alactriti, a third party vendor, to use their automated electronic bill and payment solution, OrbiPay®, to accept one-time payments by […]