Do I Qualify for a Catastrophic Plan?
Because of health care reform, almost everyone in the U.S. is now required to have health insurance. A catastrophic plan may be an option if you:
Catastrophic plans have low monthly payments but a high deductible. A deductible is the amount you pay for health care services before your insurance starts to pay. Once you meet your deductible, our Blue Cross® Value (catastrophic) plans pay 100% for most services. Medical treatment for a serious illness or accident can cost thousands of dollars. So you can see how these plans protect you from catastrophic expenses—and how they're better than no insurance.
Here's a few other things you should know about catastrophic plans: