PORTLAND, Ore. – Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon will offer 24 Individual and Family health plans through the Oregon Health Insurance Marketplace in 2021. This will be the first year that Regence offers on-exchange products in Oregon. 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.
Regence’s health plans offer Oregonians ample choice and customization to fit their personal health needs, including two accountable health networks in the greater Portland area in partnership with Legacy Health and Oregon Health Sciences University (OHSU), and a network that includes a broad selection of doctors, facilities and practitioners. Oregonians can explore whether they are eligible for financial assistance and browse health plan options by visiting regence.com/go/care. Regence is Oregon’s largest health insurer, serving more than 925,000 members.
“More Americans choose Blue for their health insurance needs than any other company. Starting in 2021, we’re pleased to bring Regence’s trusted name to the Oregon Health Insurance Marketplace and serve more individuals and families across our state,” said Angela Dowling, President of Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon. “Health care is rapidly changing, and our health plans are designed to think about your health differently, combining the strength of the Blue brand with the coverage and savings Oregonians need today.”
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 convenient at-home care, including free wellness doctor visits, and virtual care options for mental health treatment. In addition, most 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.
For licensed agents not currently appointed with Regence, please visit this page for more information. Oregonians can now preview 2021 health plans at https://healthcare.oregon.gov/. The 2021 open enrollment period runs from Nov. 1 to Dec. 15, 2020.
Regence is committed to supporting members and safely connecting them to care during the COVID-19 pandemic. To learn more about coverage and explore self-care resources, please visit https://www.regence.com/member/health-lifestyle/coronavirus-covid-19.
About Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon
Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon, headquartered in Portland, has been providing health care solutions to Oregonians since 1941. As a tax-paying nonprofit independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, Regence is part of a family of companies dedicated to transforming health care by delivering innovative products and services that change the way consumers nationwide experience health care. For more information, please visit regence.com, facebook.com/regencebluecrossblueshield, or twitter.com/regenceoregon.