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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Advantage Expands Medicare Option to Pima County

Beginning October 15 of this year, Medicare-eligible, Pima County residents will have the option to enroll with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Advantage (BCBSAZ Advantage). The expansion of BCBSAZ Advantage into Pima County gives residents the chance to explore more choice and value in their Medicare options.Currently, more than 20,000 Maricopa County members enjoy the benefits of BCBSAZ Advantage, including enhanced healthcare services and the personalized support that comes with a 4.5 star rating1. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona also offers six Medicare supplement plans and one prescription drug plan (PDP) statewide.“An estimated 165,000 Pima County residents, over the age 65 and Medicare eligible, will soon have the opportunity to learn more about BCBSAZ Advantage,” said Dave Firdaus, chief executive officer for BCBSAZ Advantage. “The quality of services offered within the plan combined with the strength of our business provides value and security. These are attributes we know residents of Pima County are looking for when selecting a Medicare plan.”

Medicare-eligible Pima County residents interested in learning more are encouraged to visit azbluemedicare.com.

About Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ), an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, is the largest Arizona-based health insurance company. The not-for-profit company was founded in 1939 and provides health insurance products, services or networks to 1.4 million individuals. With offices in Phoenix, Flagstaff, Tucson and the East Valley, the company employs more than 1,300 Arizonans. Follow BCBSAZ at www.facebook.com/bcbsaz or on Twitter at @bcbsaz to get information on health and wellness, as well as knowledgeable perspectives on health insurance reform, and to become a part of what we’re doing in our community.