Health and Wellness - Insure Montana
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Health and Wellness
Our Mission

Welcome to Insure Montana’s Health and Wellness page. We are very excited to offer the members of the Insure Montana Purchasing Pool a way to navigate the benefits that you already have within your health insurance plan

As we all know that group health insurance takes a group effort to keep premium rates cost affordable for the entire pool. What that means is that it starts with you individually! Each one of us has the ability to be the healthiest person we can be and we can to help you achieve that goal. It is important to be proactive when it comes to our own individual health, which means regular screenings from trusted providers for high blood pressure, high cholesterol, mammographies, and all the other important preventive tests. Early detection and early treatment, mean a healthier you, and an even healthier group health pool, this will result in less cost for everyone paying those ever so important health insurance premiums.

Below is a list of programs and benefits that are included in your health insurance and FREE for you to benefit from!

Well With Blue

Did you know that as a member of the Insure Montana Purchasing Pool you already have many helpful tools at your fingertips? Blue Cross Blue Shield, your health insurance carrier has an interactive health and wellness website that offers an array of information and services, and the best part about this is that it is FREE to you! Click here to find out more information on making those positive steps toward being the best YOU can be. Insure Montana along with Blue Cross Blue Shield, can provide training both to groups as well as individual employees and their spouses, for anyone who is interested in participating in the exciting challenges offered through Well with Blue! Contact Blue Cross Blue Shield at 1-800-447-7828 or Insure Montana at 1-800-332-6148 today!

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Special Beginnings

If you are expecting... don't wait, enroll today!

Insure Montana offers an outstanding Maternity benefit to its members who are in the Purchasing Pool. Special Beginnings isa maternity management program offered in conjunction with case management through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Montana. Special Beginnings provides education, support and early identification of risks to help expectant mothers achieve a full-term pregnancy. This program is voluntary and is available at no additional cost to Insure Montana Purchasing Pool members and their dependents.

Each expectant mother covered by this service is assigned a personal Maternity Case Manager who is an OB-GYN registered nurse. The Maternity Case Manager works with the expectant mother and her health care provider to:

  • Familyprovide support to maximize medical care;
  • help in understanding and complying with treatment plans;
  • arranging for special services, when required;
  • answering questions about pregnancy; and,
  • provide postpartum follow up.

Insure Montana is committed to each one of the members of our program having these very valuable tools at their finger tips, so not only do you get the FREE Maternity program, you will also receive ALL of the following for your participation and completion of the Special Beginnings program.

  • Your choice of one of the following informational books regarding pregnancy:
    • What to Expect when You’re Expecting,
    • Eating Well when you are Expecting, or
    • What to expect – The First Year!
  • One Free Ultrasound- That is right, we will pay all your out of pocket costs for your first ultrasound!
  • Upon completion of the maternity program you will receive a $100 Visa gift card!

If you are expecting and want to enroll in this great program, call Blue Cross Blue Shield's Maternity Case Manager at 1-800-447-7828.

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Other Benefits

Preventive Health Screenings

As a member of the Insure Montana Purchasing Pool, you are eligible for the following FREE preventative cancer screenings. What that means if you utilize a participating provider, you will have NO deductible and NO co-insurance. The plan pays all including the related preventative office visit! This is not restricted by age or family history, call your participating provider and schedule your screening today.

  • Colonoscopy (recommended if you are over 50)                       
  • Mammograms                                                                      
  • Pap Test & Pelvic Exam
  • Prostate Screening

To learn more call Blue Cross Blue Shield at 1-800-447-7828 or your health insurance agent.

Vision Exam - VSP

Insure Montana is providing one FREE Comprehensive Eye Exam and up to $100.00 toward glasses or contact lenses to all employees and covered household members that have their health insurance through the Blue Cross Blue Shield Insure Montana Purchasing Pool. This benefit is being made available for the calendar year 2015, so don't hesitate to make your eye appointment.

*Note the group health insurance must be purchased through the Blue Cross Blue Shield "Insure Montana Market Segment" Purchasing Pool to be eligilbe for the VSP Vision benefit, contact your group health insurance agent for more details.

Find the right VSP doctor for you. There's no ID card necessary or claim forms to complete when you see a VSP doctor. You get access to our Signature network of private practice doctors you can trust. Visit or call us at 800-877-7195 to find a VSP doctor near you.

Scheduling an appointment is easy. We encourage you to schedule an appointment as soon as possible with a VSP Preferred Provider of your choice after January 1, 2015, and tell them you are a VSP member. Provide them with the employee name, date of birth and the last 4 digits of the social security number.

TruHearing is making hearing aids affordable for all VSP Vision Care members by providing free enrollment ($108 value) in the TruHearing MemberPlus Program. This membership gives you aceess to a national network of more than 4,000 licensed hearing aid specialists, a selection of more than 90 digital hearing aids in 400 styles, savings of up to $1,300 per hearing aid purchase, and deep discounts on additional batteries. To learn more about this benefit call 1-800-396-7194 or on the web at:

VSP toll free line: 1-800-877-7195

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