Who are the Blue Cross and/or Blue Shield Companies?
They're a national federation of 36 independent, community-based and locally operated Blue Cross and/or Blue Shield Companies (each, a "Blue Company"), which, all together, provide healthcare benefits for over 105 million members. That's about one in every three Americans.
Want to know more about Blue Companies? We'll share a few fun facts:
- The Blues are the nation's oldest, largest and most recognized family of healthcare benefits companies.
- For the past 80 years, the 36 Blue Companies have provided millions of families with affordable healthcare insurance.
- The Blue Cross and/or Blue Shield System makes the healthcare benefits available in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.
What is Blue365?
Blue365® is a program sponsored by participating local Blue Companies that helps you stay healthier, for less. Since 2007, Blue365 has offered discounts for members to save on products and services for a well balanced lifestyle. These “Blue365 Deals” (which are different than the healthcare benefits that you have with your local Blue Company) can help you maintain a healthy lifestyle, while spending less at some of your favorite Blue365 Vendors nationwide.
Can anyone participate in Blue365?
Blue365 is currently available to members of many participating Blue Companies, and we’re working to roll out the savings to even more Blue Companies’ members. Additionally, Blue365 is available to all members of the Federal Employee Program Service Benefit Plan across the USA.
What deals are available through Blue365?
Blue365 provides members of participating Blue Companies with access to a wide range of savings from top health and wellness brands around the country plus some of your favorite local companies. You’ll see weekly “Featured Deals” and long term “Ongoing Deals” on healthy products, along with discounts on health and fitness clubs, weight-loss programs, healthy travel experiences and so much more.
Is Blue365 another type of health insurance coverage?
No. Blue365 is separate from the healthcare benefits you receive from your local Blue Company. Living well goes beyond the doctor’s office, and Blue365’s goal is to help you save on the healthy choices you make every day.
How do I join Blue365?
It is very simple. All you have to do is register and log in to the BCBSM website and you are all set to enjoy our great health and wellness deals!
Does joining Blue365 cost money?
Not at all. Blue365 is free to members of participating Blue Companies. Because of the Blues’ buying power, Blue365 can offer access to great savings on a wide range of exciting health and wellness products and experiences. Enjoy!
How can I sign up for Blue365's email list?
Blue365 makes it easy for you to find out about featured deals by sending the news right to your email. Our email service is free to members of participating local Blue Companies. If you’ve already registered on our website, then you’ll begin receiving emails on Blue365 Deals automatically, unless you decide to opt out. If you haven’t registered yet, why not do that today? If you’re already registered on bcbsm.com, just log in and update account settings to make sure you’re opted in to receive emails. So sign up now, and tell your friends who are Blue Cross members!
Does Blue365 get money from Blue365 Vendors or Blue Companies?
Blue365 receives a small administrative fee from participating Blue365 Vendors and participating Blue Companies to help maintain the Blue365 program. These fees help keep Blue365’s website up and running and cover the program’s internal costs, so the Blue 365 team can keep working hard to secure exciting new Blue365 deals that will keep you healthy and active.
What universal terms apply to Blue365 Deals?
Here are a few general guidelines for enjoying Blue365 Deals:
- They’re not valid for cash back.
- They can’t be combined with other promotions.
- They must be used in one transaction.
- They don’t cover tax or gratuity.