Blue Shield of California is switching existing IFP-Individual & Family Plans to a new online payment system
Blue Shield claims to be moving to a better online billing experience. Blue Shield announcement to be mailed 2.12.2018.
The changes will happen for off-exchange members in March and on-exchange members in May.
Here’s a quick rundown of what you need to do depending on how you currently pay:
Automatic payments (Easy$PaySM):
Beginning February 12, members can re-enroll in Easy$Pay (instructions pdf – our website) to continue automatic payments and ensure April payments go through. ACTION NEEDED BEFORE MARCH 9.
Online payments: Members can make their online monthly payments.
Payments by check: Members should note the new address on the tear-off portion of their April bill, which will look different.
Payments by phone: Members can pay by phone.
Payments through banks or other financial institutions (bill pay): Members must delete and then add Blue Shield of California as a payee with the new account number on their new bill. ACTION NEEDED AFTER MARCH 12.
Your broker resource during the transition
At blueshieldca.com/ifpclientbilling, you’ll find resources to stay informed of our progress and to help your clients take necessary actions to remain in good standing during the transition, including: