Healthcare
5:06 am
Thu January 9, 2014

Illinois Insurer Extends Payment Deadline For Medical Benefits

People who signed up for health insurance with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois now have until the end of January to pay their premium and still get coverage for all of the month.

Credit bcbs.com

According to a statement, the company is extending the payment deadline for those who signed up for new health coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace with a Jan. 1, 2014 effective date.

While coverage is effective starting Jan. 1, it is not active until customers make their first premium payment.