Save Money and Get Healthy with Your Independence Blue Cross Health Plan

By January 29, 2020October 30th, 2020Health Insurance Member Resources
A woman rides an Indego bike down a Philadelphia street

Have you gotten to know your Independence Blue Cross health plan yet? We offer member-exclusive perks that you won’t want to miss: discounts, reimbursements, and personal support to help you eat well, get fit, save money, and have fun on the cheap.* And the best part is they’ll bring you closer to your health and well-being goals.

Read about our member-exclusive perks below, and be sure to take advantage of them this year with your Independence Blue Cross health plan!

Get Additional Support to Stay Healthy

  • Fitness savings and reimbursements. Staying active is important, and we want to help you pay less:
    GlobalFit® provides membership discounts to 8,000 gyms, fitness centers, and studios nationwide. You’ll also get discounts on a variety of fitness equipment and a membership with Jenny Craig®.
    – Get reimbursed up to $150 per year for the cost of a fitness center membership and weight management programs.
  • Nutrition counseling. Your Independence Blue Cross health plan includes nutrition counseling, covering up to six visits per year with a participating registered dietitian at no additional charge to you.
  • Personal health coaching. Registered nurse Health Coaches are available 24/7 to answer any questions and to help you make decisions about your care. Get answers to your questions about health care and benefits, as well as help finding a doctor, understanding the cost of health care in your area, scheduling appointments, locating eldercare, and more. Just call 1-866-799-2181 (TTY:711).
  • Support for new parents. Our Baby BluePrints® maternity program is designed to help you feel healthy, confident, and comfortable throughout your pregnancy. To register for free, call 1-800-598-BABY (TTY:711). Nurses are available 24/7. Expecting members are also eligible for reimbursements, free offers, and other discounts.
  • 24/7 access to health plan information. Everything you need to know about your Independence Blue Cross health plan is available right at your fingertips. Log in at or through our free mobile app to view your benefits information, access claims, check referrals, pay your bill, find a doctor or hospital in the network, and more. 

Be Well, Have Fun, and Save

Here are some more ways to have fun and save money with your Independence Blue Cross health plan ID card:

  • Blue 365® discounts. Independence Blue Cross health plan members get exclusive deals and discounts on fitness gear, gym memberships, weight-loss and healthy-eating programs, and healthy travel experiences.
  • Blue Insider discounts. Save on national theme parks, amusement parks, rental cars, Broadway shows, sporting events, hotels, movie tickets, and more.

And don’t forget about free admission to the Blue Cross RiverRink, and discounts for Indego bike share and admission to the Franklin Institute or Philadelphia Zoo. You can read more about fun member perks like these.

Looking to Enroll in an Independence Blue Cross Health Plan?

If you missed the December 15 open enrollment deadline, you still may be able to get low-cost health insurance if you qualify for a Special Enrollment Period with a Qualifying Life Event, such as getting married, having a baby, losing health coverage, or turning 26.

Ready to start saving? Get started today! These value-added programs are all included with an Independence Blue Cross health plan.

*Our value-added programs are not benefits and are therefore subject to change without notice.


Paula Sunshine

About Paula Sunshine

As SVP and Chief Marketing Executive at Independence Blue Cross, Paula Sunshine is accountable for the Individual Under-65 market segment. In this capacity, she is directly responsible for developing and executing all direct-to-consumer marketing and sales capabilities. In addition, Ms. Sunshine is accountable for insuring the delivery of market-competitive products and pricing as well as operational readiness for the Consumer market.