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Your Medicare identification (ID) card will be red, white and blue and will show your effective dates for Medicare Part A (hospital) and Part B (medical). Your effective date for both Parts A and B will most often be the same date, which will usually be the first day of the month in which you turn 65. However, if you are born on the first day of the month, your coverage will be effective one month earlier.
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Important Information about Medicare Supplement Insurance:
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas is not connected with or endorsed by the United States Government, the Federal Medicare Program or any other governmental agency.
Important Information about Medicare Part D:
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas refers to HCSC Insurance Services Company, which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Health Care Service Corporation, a Mutual Legal Reserve Company. These companies are independent licensees of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association and offer or provide services for stand-alone prescription drug plans with a Medicare contract under contract number S5715 with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. A stand-alone prescription drug plan with a Medicare contract.
Important Information about Medicare Advantage:
Blue Medicare Advantage premiums apply to residents of Bastrop, Burnet, Caldwell, Collin, Dallas, Denton, Fayette, Fort Bend, Harris, Hays, Lee, Montgomery, Tarrant, Travis, and Williamson counties only.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas refers to HCSC Insurance Services Company (HISC), which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC), a Mutual Legal Reserve Company. These companies are independent licensees of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association and offer or provide services for Medicare Advantage under contract H1666 with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
HISC is a Medicare Advantage organization with a Medicare contract.