Browse by Topic

Browse by Plan Type

Other Help

Not finding what you need in this section for members and insurance shoppers? Check out our other help sections below.

Getting started with Healthy Blue Living

Who is this for?

Michigan Health Insurance - Customer Service - HMO Plans

This will help you to understand the requirements of the Healthy Blue Living program. This program relies on your participation and is sponsored by your employers.

Healthy Blue Living

With Healthy Blue Living, you'll have lower health care costs when you live healthy. Members can save on copays and deductibles by following six requirements and by filling out two simple forms. Even if you're a smoker, or your body mass index is over 30, you may still be eligible for this program.

Healthy Blue Living is a plan that's sponsored by your employers and relies on your participation. It has two benefit levels: standard and enhanced. To get the enhanced benefits—lower deductibles and copays—you have to be working towards the plan requirements. If you don't participate in the requirements, you’ll get the standard benefit level, with higher out-of-pocket costs.

These requirements are based on working to meet health goals in six areas:

  • Tobacco use
  • Weight: to have a body mass index below 30.
  • Blood pressure: below 140/90)
  • Cholesterol (LDL below target; may be <100, <130 or <160)
  • Depression: in full remission
  • Blood sugar (at or below target)

Why did we pick these? They have a huge impact on your health and health care costs for everyone. Managing them also reduces your chances of developing one or more chronic or disabling diseases.

You can learn more about the plan in the Healthy Blue Living Member Guide (PDF).

Next steps

From the time your health care coverage starts, you have 90 days to follow these steps.

  • First, you need to schedule a physical with your primary care physician.
  • They'll fill out the Healthy Blue Living BCN Qualification Form (PDF) and submit it for you. This form has to be sent electronically.
  • Next, you'll need to log in to your account and take the health assessment. If you don't have Internet access, you can request a paper copy of the assessment by calling 1-800-873-0509.

Was this content helpful?

Rate it

Submit >

Helping you stay healthy

Get healthy tips and advice right in your inbox with Blue Care Network's Good Health

One site. One stop.

Managing your health plan online
has never been easier. On the new, all your account information is in one place and personalized, so it's more useful.
Even better, you can access it anytime, anywhere, from your mobile device.

I’d like to register

Log in to my account

©1996-2014 Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network are nonprofit corporations and independent licensees of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. We provide health insurance in Michigan.

State and Federal Privacy laws prohibit unauthorized access to Member's private information. Individuals attempting unauthorized access will be prosecuted.

Site Map  |  Feedback  |  Important Legal and Privacy Information

Explanation of Level A Conformance
Better Business Bureau Online Seal of Reliability