Benefits

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Embrace a Healthy Heart

Heart disease and stroke are the first and fifth leading causes of death in the United States, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Each year, more than 1.5 million Americans suffer a heart attack or stroke. More than 800,000 of them die. Heart Disease and Stroke Are Often Preventable The good…

Virta Health

The Texas A&M University System is excited to introduce Virta Health. Virta is a virtual clinic that helps members eat their way to better health with care plans made just for them and support from health care clinicians, coaches, and digital health tools. Virta members can reverse type 2 diabetes, high blood sugar, and weight…

Wondr™ Health

The Texas A&M University System is offering you Wondr™ , a digital, behavioral science-based program— at no cost to you. Learn clinically-proven skills that easily fit into your life for long-lasting, real results with a program that is built around YOU— not the other way around. What is Wondr™? Wondr™ is a 100% digital weight…

Virtual Visits through MDLive

Virtual Visits is a  feature provided by MDLive through your Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) health plan. It is available to covered employees and retirees in the A&M Care Plans. You can schedule visits with doctors and therapists via telephone, online video or mobile app. This alternative to in-person appointments provides health…

BCBS Texas Mobile App

We encourage members to download and use the BCBSTX mobile app. With this app members can easily stay connected to their health care. The app lets members easily: See their claims, coverage and deductible information Find a doctor, hospital or urgent care facility Get a temporary digital member ID card Provide feedback on their mobile…

Express Scripts

Did you know Express Scripts can help you manage your prescription refills and deliver them straight to your home? Express Scripts home delivery allows you to order several months of your medication in advance, avoiding refill delays and financial concerns. Automatic Refill Program This program helps address one of the main sources of prescription drug…

Flu Vaccine

The CDC says most people who are six months or older should get a yearly flu shot. It takes about two weeks after vaccination for the shot to protect against flu virus infection. So don’t wait until peak flu season to get your shot. Get it as soon as it is available. Learn more about…

Omada for Prevention

Omada® is a digital lifestyle change program to help reduce the risks of type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and hypertension. Omada® brings together the individualized attention of professional health coaches with a researched curriculum and manageable but powerful goals. It helps connects the dots between knowing how to get healthy and actually doing it. You…

Breast Cancer Screening

Stay on top of things that matter. Women ages 40 to 49 should talk with their doctor about when to start getting mammograms and how often to get them. Women ages 50 to 74 should get mammograms every 2 years. Prioritize your health and make time for your breast cancer screening. Take action by accessing…

ComPsych Guidance Resources

ComPsych GuidanceResources offers in-person and telephone counseling services, training, and a variety of resources to help employees deal with subjects such as stress management, moving, parenting, the death of a loved one, and conflicts at work. Please find below some tools and resources provided by your work/life solutions benefit that can help with issues that…

Where to Go for Care

Deciding where to go for care can be confusing. Virtual visit, doctor’s office, retail clinic, urgent care or ER? If you aren’t having an emergency, deciding where to go for medical care may save you time and money. You have choices for where you get non-emergency care. When you use in-network providers for your family’s…

BlueCross BlueShield Benefit Value Advisors

Do you need to have routine medical procedures before the year ends? Your Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas health plan benefits include Benefits Value Advisors (BVAs). BVAs serve as customer advocates to help you: Find medical and Behavioral Health providers near you Research and compare costs Coordinate prior authorizations Schedule appointments All these…

65 Plus Plan Opt Out

When retired members turn 65 and enroll in Medicare Part A&B, they are moved from the A&M Care Plan to the 65 Plus Plan. Currently, these retirees are given an opportunity to opt out of this move and remain in the A&M Care Plan. This will change in the new plan year. Beginning September 1,…

OG Benefits provides customer service for The Hartford

OG Benefits advisors can help educate and guide members through Life Insurance options and claims. OG Benefits provides assistance with: Assist Texas A&M University System Employee’s and Retiree’s with questions on Hartford Life plans. Assist Texas A&M University System Employee’s and Retiree’s with Education of Hartford Life Essentials. Assist Beneficiaries with Life claim questions Assist…

2nd.MD Specializing in Medical Certainty

Available to employees, retirees and their enrolled dependents on the A&M Care, 65 Plus and J plans, 2nd.MD offers medical second opinions and consultations with world-renowned specialists via video or phone conference. If you or a covered dependent are diagnosed with a serious condition, 2nd.MD’s caring and compassionate Health Advocates may reach out via phone,…

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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas Settlement Information

There is an active class action settlement between Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBS) and Blue Cross and Blue Shield subscribers related to licensing agreements within the BCBS System. You can read more about the settlement at the following link: Press Release by BCBS – https://www.bcbstx.com/newsroom/news-releases/2021/bsbs-settlement-update.html A&M System Update The firm responsible for…