Plans for Medicare beneficiaries

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota and Blue Plus offer a range of plans to support your healthy life, from lower-cost options to plans with enhanced benefits and wellness features. We've offered Medicare plans since the program began and you can count on us to continue to provide excellent protection, value and service.


  Monthly premium Annual deductible Annual out-of-pocket maximum
Blue Essentials
$93.60 $0 In network: $4,000
Combined in and out of network: $6,500

Platinum BlueSM

Core: $29
Choice: $74
Complete: $109
Core: $0
Choice: $0
Complete: $0
Core: $5,000
Choice: $3,000
Complete: $3,000

Senior GoldSM
(Medicare supplement)1

Tobacco-free: $216
Standard: $250

$0 No maximum; minimal to no cost sharing for eligible services and supplies

1 Senior Gold rates reflect enrollment in all options.


Choose the year your coverage will start to see plan details:

Blue Essentials
A Medicare-approved HMO-POS plan with medical and drug benefits in one plan.
2014 plan
Platinum Blue
A Medicare-approved Cost plan offering three plan options; our lowest priced plan for medical-only coverage.
2014 plan
Senior Gold
A Medicare supplement plan providing guaranteed renewable benefits and coverage that moves with you.
2014 plan
MedicareBlue Rx (PDP)
A stand-alone prescription drug plan with a Medicare contract that can be paired with a Blue Cross medical plan (or your current medical plan).
2014 plan ExternalLink
Extended Basic Blue
A Medicare supplement plan that offers the highest level of benefits available.
2014 plan
Basic Medicare Blue
Basic Medicare supplement protection for Medicare cost-sharing gaps.
2014 plan

For information about plans available to residents of other states, please visit AskBlue Medicare. ExternalLink

Blue Cross and Blue Plus offer HMO-POS, Cost and PDP plans with Medicare contracts. Enrollment in these plans depends on contract renewal.

Limitations, copayments and restrictions may apply. You must continue to pay your Medicare Part B premium. The benefit information provided is a brief summary, not a complete description of benefits. For more information contact the plan. Benefits, formulary, pharmacy network, premium and/or copayments/coinsurance may change on January 1 of each year.

Last updated January 11, 2014
H2425_002_010314_N01 CMS Approval 01/11/2014
H2461_010313_N02 CMS Approval 01/11/2014