Helpful Documents and Downloads
Preparing for Medicare means learning what to expect, deciding on the right Blue Cross coverage for your health and your lifestyle, and enrolling when you’re ready. This information will help.
Medicare Decision Guide
Learn about Medicare, when to enroll and what type of plan to choose
Everything you need to enroll in a Blue Cross plan
Is Original Medicare Enough?
This article explains how Medicare works and what unexpected costs might mean to your finances.
5 Things to Ask Yourself Before Retirement
Includes questions on finances and health, moving and marriage.
What Should I Consider Before Choosing a Plan?
Key questions to answer before you enroll.
How to Enroll in Medicare
Must-have info for new enrollees.
Medicare Webinars and Meetings
When you’re new to Medicare, you’re going to have questions. Blue Cross gives you two more great ways to get answers.
Call 1-855-828-3982 (TTY 711)
from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., 7 days a week.* We’re here to help you!
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
450 Riverchase Parkway East
Birmingham, AL 35244
Other Helpful Information
If you have any questions while considering your Medicare choices and related issues, here are some additional sources for information:
1-800-MEDICARE ( 1-800-633-4227); TTY users: 1-877-486-2048;
- Social Security Administration
1-800-772-1213; TTY users: 1-800-325-0778;
- Alabama Medicaid Agency
1-800-362-1504; TTY users: 1-800-253-0799;
- Railroad Retirement Board
1-877-772-5772; TTY users: 312-751-4701;
- SHIP (Alabama State Health Insurance Assistance Program)
Alabama Department of Senior Services
1-800-AGE-LINE ( 1-800-243-5463); TTY users: 1-800-548-2547;