COLUMBIA, S.C. – BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina’s mobile unit will make a two-day appearance in Greenwood on Jan. 27-28 for people to attend free seminars or speak with a BlueCross representative.
The 40-foot RV will be in the parking lot at Doctors Care, 516 Montague Ave. in Greenwood on Jan. 27 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Jan. 28 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. BlueCross licensed agents will be on board to help customers understand their health insurance options during this first open enrollment season under health care reform.
The BlueCross team will conduct four seminars on Jan. 27 entitled “Health Care Reform & You.” Reservations for the free hourlong seminars, scheduled for 9 a.m., noon, 3 p.m. and 6 p.m., may be made at www.SCBlueRetailCenters.com/events or by calling 855-382-2583.
Employees on the RV can also answer questions and help people purchase policies from BlueCross and from BlueChoice® HealthPlan of South Carolina. Appointments are not necessary but are appreciated. Visitors may call 855-382-2583 to schedule an appointment.
People have through March 31 to purchase coverage that is effective in 2014.
“Unique in South Carolina, our SC BLUESM mobile unit is one of many efforts by BlueCross to provide health insurance information in a personal and comfortable environment. Under the Affordable Care Act, consumers are navigating a shopping experience that is new to a lot of them and we hope this innovative approach will make the process less confusing,” said Terry Peace, senior vice president of small group and individual insurance.
In addition to the SC BLUE mobile unit, BlueCross has SC BLUE retail stores in Columbia, Greenville and Mount Pleasant. A schedule of events for each South Carolina retail location is available at www.SCBlueRetailCenters.com/events. SC BLUE is on Facebook at SC Blue Retail and on Twitter @SCBlueRetail using #SCBlue.