BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina is offering members a one-time extension to pay their binder payment (i.e. their first premium payment) for January.
Premiums must be paid by midnight on Friday, January 15.
A list of members who have not paid their binder payment will be sent to Individual Marketing Representatives by close of business today for distribution.
Members who need to make a payment can do so:
Note: We are still experiencing high call volumes on our customer service phone lines. Please encourage your clients to use My e-Bill for payments.
As a reminder, the federal government will impose a tax penalty to most individuals who do not have insurance coverage beginning January 1. If the individual purchases coverage with an effective date of February 1, then the tax penalty will be prorated, so they could still face a fine when filing their 2016 federal taxes.