2020 Blue Cross and Blue Shield Service Benefit Plan - FEP Blue Focus
Section 5(a). Medical Services and Supplies Provided by Physicians and Other Healthcare Professionals


Note: The calendar year deductible applies to almost all benefits in this Section. We say "(No deductible)" when it does not apply.
 
Benefit Description

Foot Care
Routine foot care when you are under active treatment for a metabolic or peripheral vascular disease, such as diabetes

Notes:

 
  • For corresponding office visits, see page 39.
     
  • See page 55, Orthopedic and Prosthetic Devices, for information on podiatric shoe inserts.
     
  • See page 60, Section 5(b), for our coverage for surgical procedures.

You Pay
Preferred: 30% of the Plan allowance

Non-preferred (Participating/Non-participating): You pay all charges
 
Benefit Description

Not covered:

 
  • Routine foot care, such as cutting, trimming, or removal of corns, calluses, or the free edge of toenails, and similar routine treatment of conditions of the foot, except as stated above

You Pay
All charges
 

List Item:

Foot
Care
metabolic
peripheral
vascular
disease
diabetes
orthopedics
prosthetic
podiatric
podiatrist
corns
calluses
toenails