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Enrollment Assistance, Free Eye Exams at Oklahoma State Fair

Diabetic retinal eye exams available to qualifying BCBSOK members

OKLAHOMA CITY, Oklahoma — For the first time, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma’s (BCBSOK) Mobile Assistance Center (MAC) will host a booth at the 2021 Oklahoma State Fair, offering personalized health insurance enrollment assistance, customer service and free diabetic retinal eye exams to eligible BCBSOK members.

Oklahomans who have experienced a qualifying life event within the last 60 days, may be eligible to enroll in health care coverage through a special enrollment period. BCBSOK enrollment specialists will be available each day during the fair to answer enrollment questions and check to see if they qualify for financial assistance. Citizens of a federally recognized tribe are eligible to enroll year-round.

Free diabetic retinal eye exams will be offered to eligible BCBSOK members on a first come, first serve basis at BCBSOK booth B-2437, located at the Oklahoma State Fair from 1-6 p.m. daily. BCBSOK will be following CDC guidelines including social distancing, sanitization and personal protective equipment for staff throughout the event. Members who complete an exam will be eligible for a drawing to win one of several $50 Visa gift cards.

To receive a free diabetic retinal eye exam, eligible members must meet the following qualifications:

  • A current BCBSOK member who has been diagnosed with diabetes

“BCBSOK is the state’s largest, member owned health insurer and we strive to have a presence in our communities,” said Joseph R. Cunningham, M.D., BCBSOK President. “This year, we’re excited to be at the Oklahoma State Fair to offer our diabetic retinal eye exam technology to help our members get screened and connected to the potential vision-saving care that they need.”

For questions or to speak with a BCBSOK specialist, visit BlueNearYouOK.com or call 888-346-9636. Bilingual assistance is available.

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About Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
For more than 81 years, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma has been committed to meeting the health care financing needs of Oklahomans. As the state's oldest and largest member-owned health insurer, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma provides health care benefit plans for more than 830,000 Oklahomans. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma is a Division of Health Care Service Corporation, a Mutual Legal Reserve Company, an Independent Licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. 

Media Contacts

Melissa Summar
918-551-2523
Melissa_Summar@bcbsok.com

En Español
Jenefar de León Cossey
405-501-7165
Jenefar_Deleon@bcbsok.com 



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