Scott and White Health Plan Offers New Medicare Advantage Benefits, Hosts Curbside Enrollment for 2021 Plan Year

HMO plan rates overall 4.5 out of 5 stars for 2021,* offers new digital tools to empower members

TEMPLE, Texas – Scott and White Health Plan, part of Baylor Scott & White Health, is making enrollment in its BSW SeniorCare Advantage HMO and PPO plans even more convenient for Texans.

In addition, expanded benefit options for 2021 are designed to help make healthcare more accessible and affordable for residents across North and Central Texas:

  • $0 to low monthly premiums
  • $0 PCP visits
  • $0 Telehealth benefits
  • $0 Copays for many mail-order prescriptions
  • Access to Baylor Scott & White Health and thousands of other providers across North and Central Texas
  • In-home meals after hospital discharge (HMO only)
  • Routine transportation coverage (HMO only)
  • In-home support services to assist in performing activities of daily living (HMO only)
  • Comprehensive dental (most plans)

Curbside Enrollment Available in Central Texas

During the Medicare Annual Enrollment Period (October 15 - December 7) for 2021 coverage, communities can take advantage of curbside enrollment at more than 25 Baylor Scott & White Health locations in Central Texas. Those interested can visit myswhpguide.com or call 1-833-980-0011 to learn more.

"As we continue to navigate the pandemic, we are hosting safe, convenient curbside enrollment consultations to help prospective members find a plan that fits their lifestyle from the safety of their vehicle," said Jeff Ingrum, President & CEO, Scott and White Health Plan.

Improved Digital Tools for Members

Scott and White Health Plan recently launched an improved member portal experience for all enrolled members of the plan. With My.BSWHealth.com or the MyBSWHealth app, members can access their Baylor Scott & White Health medical information and health insurance information in one secure portal, 24 hours a day, seven days a week:

  • Find a provider
  • Schedule appointments and access virtual care
  • Message a provider
  • Access a digital copy of insurance ID card
  • View test results
  • Review and pay bills
  • Reorder and manage prescriptions at Baylor Scott & White pharmacies
  • View claims and payments

"Giving our members information and options at their fingertips empowers them to be active participants and improve their health in a measurable way," Ingrum said.

Scott and White Health Plan's Medicare Advantage HMO was recently rated by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) an overall 4.5 out of 5 stars for 2021. *Every year, Medicare evaluates plans based on a 5-star rating system. "This recognition is a direct reflection of our dedication to provide convenient access to high-quality, coordinated patient care with an exceptional experience," Ingrum said. Star ratings reflect a plan's performance and quality outcomes to help seniors shop for health insurance.

Dedicated to helping Texans focus on what matters most, Scott and White Health Plan offers friendly customer service, comprehensive benefits and affordable in-network access to the renowned doctors and hospitals of Baylor Scott & White Health, as well as award-winning virtual tools to more than 350,000 members in communities across more than 170 counties in Texas.

To learn more about Scott and White Health Plan healthcare coverage options, visit swhp.org

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MEDIA CONTACT:
Julie Smith
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940-765-7560

About Baylor Scott & White Health
As the largest not-for-profit health system in the state of Texas, Baylor Scott & White promotes the health and well-being of every individual, family and community it serves. It is committed to making quality care more accessible, convenient and affordable through its integrated delivery network, which includes the Baylor Scott & White Health Plan, Baylor Scott & White Research Institute, the Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance and its leading digital health platform – MyBSWHealth. Through 51 hospitals and more than 1,100 access points, including flagship academic medical centers in Dallas, Fort Worth and Temple, the system offers the full continuum of care, from primary to award-winning specialty care. Founded as a Christian ministry of healing more than a century ago, Baylor Scott & White today serves more than three million Texans. For more information, visit: BSWHealth.com