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Jan 19, 2024
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Shop for healthcare and earn a share of the savings with SmartShopper

Costs for medical procedures are unpredictable. In fact, the same test or procedure can vary by hundreds or even thousands of dollars depending on where it’s performed.

Blue KC’s SmartShopper* program allows your employees to research options for where to receive care, compare costs, and make a more informed decision before scheduling an appointment. Then, SmartShopper passes on a percentage of the savings via a reward check to the employee.

Ultimately, when they choose more cost-effective facilities for care, it saves your company and health plan money while helping lower the cost of health care in our area.

How SmartShopper works

SmartShopper pays cash rewards for choosing SmartShopper-eligible providers and procedures. Reward amounts vary depending on procedures.

To access SmartShopper, employees can visit their member portal at BlueKC.com then search for a procedure or test. SmartShopper will display eligible providers, costs, and reward amounts. The program leverages Blue KC’s local and national network of providers and facilities.

SmartShopper delivers satisfaction at no additional cost to employees

SmartShopper is part of Blue KC’s commitment to cost transparency and cost savings. With it, employees have enjoyed:

• Satisfaction. Blue KC members who have shopped with SmartShopper gave it a 98% satisfaction score.

• $0 cost to use.

Please share the SmartShopper article below with your employees.

* SmartShopper is available to individual and family plan ACA members and small group ACA members; and employer groups including fully insured large and non-ACA small group members, small group level funded members, and non-ACA individual and family plan members. Experience varies between ACA and non-ACA plans. Self-insured customers can work with their Blue KC Account Representative for more information about offering SmartShopper to their employees. SmartShopper is not available to Medicare Advantage members. 

Help employees shop and save with SmartShopper.

SmartShopper Employee Article
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