The Bright Health Blog for Whole-Body Care

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Prescription savings for MA Members: what you need to know

February 4, 2020

When you need a medication, the last thing you need is the stress of a big price tag or the hassle running out to the pharmacy. We’ve got solutions for both, so you can focus on feeling your best. <br> 1) Sign up for Mail-order: For medications you take regularly, mail-order can be a time- and co

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Know where to go
January 15, 2020

Coughing, sneezing, and running through tissues faster than you can buy them? Is it time to visit the ER? Probably not. At Bright Health we want to help make healthcare simpler and more affordable, and one of the best ways you can do that is to save Emergency Room visits for true emergencies.

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We’ve got something to cheer about!
October 8, 2019

We’re expanding. And that’s good news for you! We’re excited to announce that our Bright Health plans will be available in 2020 for coverage in select areas of Florida, Oklahoma, Nebraska, North Carolina, and South Carolina. That means better healthcare is on its way to a neighborhood near you.

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Flu season is here!
October 4, 2019
  1. Protect yourself - Your chance of getting the flu—which globally claims up to 500,000 lives each year—are greatly reduced by getting the flu shot. And even if you do get sick, serious complications are far less likely.

  2. Protect those around you - Did you know you could spread it to o

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You’ve Enrolled in a New Plan During Open Enrollment—Now what?
December 3, 2018

You planned ahead, shopped around for the plan that fits your needs, and enrolled in a new health insurance plan during open enrollment. Congrats! We’re glad you’re covered for the upcoming year. For most who enroll during open enrollment, your coverage will begin 1/1/19, but what should you expect

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Health Insurance 101 – removing the confusion from healthcare terminology
November 26, 2018

“Make sure you select your PCP during open enrollment and check your EOC before your next appointment for details on your copay or coinsurance, depending on your deductible and annual max out-of-pocket.”

Did that make your head spin? Healthcare companies can get caught up in using very

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Bright Health’s answers to your Annual Enrollment Period and Medicare FAQs.
November 18, 2018

Here’s everything you need to know before the Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) ends on December 7.

Medicare Basics

What is Medicare?

Also referred to as Original Medicare because it is Medicare offered by the federal government to U.S. citizens who are 65 and older, or youn

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Get covered: Important Dates to Remember for Open Enrollment.
October 2, 2018

Fall has a lot of great things going for it. The leaves begin to change, comfy sweaters come back into rotation, and of course, open enrollment begins for health insurance plans. Open enrollment might not be as fun as jumping in a pile of colorful leaves, but it is an important time for you to make

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Stay on task: 5 ways to help you keep your attention.
September 17, 2018

Do you find your mind easily wandering? Is it hard to stay focused on your tasks? The more able you are to stay focused at work, or at school, and on your goals, the more productive and able to get things done you will be. Unfortunately, the opposite is also true. If you are distracted and multitask

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