Frequently Asked Questions
The new Blue Points will include more activities and opportunities to earn points and all-new prizes to win.
December 31, 2008. Members are encouraged to redeem points as soon as possible. Current points will not carry over to the new Blue Points program. At least 250 points are needed to redeem for a prize.
No. All participating members will start with a zero balance on their Blue Points account beginning January 1, 2009.
Blue Points is a program from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina that is designed to give eligible BCBSNC members a reason to get physically active and take an active role in their health.
No. Certain government and special accounts tied to specific contract terms are not eligible at this time. If you are a current BCBSNC member, log in or call the customer service number of the back of your BCBSNC ID card to learn if you are eligible.
Yes, activities such as walking, gardening and even washing your car are Blue Points worthy. As long as you're staying active and getting your body moving for at least 30 minutes, it counts!
No. Regardless of how long you exercise or if you also participate in a wellness activity on the same day, you can only earn 10 points per day.
Yes. When you earn a prize, you'll have the opportunity to donate it. Throughout the year, BCBSNC teams up with different organizations to receive donated prize. We partner with a variety of groups working to improve the quality of life in North Carolina.
If you receive health insurance coverage through your employer, please contact your group benefits administrator and tell them about your interest in BCBSNC and the Blue Points program. If you buy insurance directly, call 1-800-324-4973 for more information about BCBSNC consumer products that include the Blue Points program.
The Blue Points discount program cannot be sold separately. It is a value-added service we provide to our membership.
If you receive health insurance coverage through your employer, please contact your group benefits administrator and tell them about your interest in BCBSNC and the Blue Points program. If you buy insurance directly, call 1-800-324-4973 for more information about BCBSNC consumer products that include Blue Points.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC) reserves the right to discontinue or change Blue PointsSM at any time. BCBSNC provides these programs for your convenience and is not liable in any way for the goods or services received. These programs provide tools to aid you in improving your health, and results are not guaranteed. Decisions regarding your medical care should be made with the advice of your doctor. Due to specific group contracts, your employer group may not participate in Blue Points at this time. Contact your benefits administrator or BCBSNC Customer Service to determine your eligibility.