Using Your Benefits
Feb 27, 2023
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2024 Blue Benefit Bucks | Flex Benefit Allowance Wallet

Blue Medicare Advantage Blue Benefit Bucks (BBB), a Benefits Mastercard® Prepaid Card, works like a debit card making it simple to use. Your BBB card is loaded with Flex Benefit Allowance from your plan. You have the power to spend it based on what’s important to you. Watch the video below to learn more.

Blue Benefit Bucks Flex Benefit Allowance Wallet

Your Flex Benefit Allowance is a separate wallet (Flex wallet) on your BBB card. The Flex Benefit Allowance is an annual monetary allowance you can use for the benefits most important to you. You can choose how to use your benefit whether on dental, hearing aids, eyewear, or transportation services.

Frequently Asked Questions 

Does My Plan Include It?

You can use the benefit for eyewear and transportation. You may also use your Flex benefit dollars for dental and hearing services beyond your plan benefit.

  • Blue KC Essential (PPO) provides $500 per year.
  • Blue KC Secure (HMO) provides $500 per year.
  • Blue KC Simply Blue (PPO) Classic bundle provides $1,000 per year.
  • Blue KC Simply Blue (PPO) Active bundle provides $2,500 per year.
  • Blue KC Valor (PPO) provides $1,000 per year.

How Do I Use My BBB Card For My Flexible Benefits

Your BBB card is eligible for use at eye providers, transportation services (such as a taxi, Uber or Lyft), dental providers, and hearing providers.

When Do My Flex Dollars Expire?

Your Flex dollars expire on 12/31/24.

What if my BBB Card is Not Working At A Particular Merchant?

The card is eligible for use at dental, hearing aid, eyewear and transportation providers based on the Merchant ID programmed at Mastercard. If your card does not work, contact our Customer Service team at (866) 508-7140 (TTY:711).

EYEWEAR ONLY: Walmart is unable to process eligible eyewear (frames, lenses, contacts) transactions on your BBB card. As an alternative, you can pay with personal funds and submit a request for reimbursement.

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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City’s Blue Medicare Advantage includes both HMO and PPO plans with Medicare contracts. Enrollment in Blue Medicare Advantage depends on contract renewal.

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. The HMO products are offered by Blue-Advantage Plus of Kansas City, Inc. and the PPO products are offered by Missouri Valley Life and Health Insurance Company, both independent licensees of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, and wholly-owned subsidiaries of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City.

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