Does Blue Cross Blue Shield Cover SilverSneakers?

Yes, certain Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Advantage plans may offer SilverSneakers.

You may be eligible for SilverSneakers membership as an added benefit. You must check with your plan to verify if the gym membership is covered on your particular Medicare health plan.

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Does My Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plan Offer SilverSneakers?

To find out if your BCBS Medicare health care plan includes SilverSneakers, visit the SilverSneakers website and enter your location and other personal information to receive a list of available plans in your area. From there, you can compare plan options and choose one that includes the SilverSneakers program.

Does Blue Cross Charge A Premium For SilverSneakers?

The actual membership costs can vary by Medicare Advantage plan type and location.

Suppose your Blue Cross Blue Shield affiliate doesn’t include SilverSneakers in their Medicare plans. In that case, you can connect with one of our insurance agents that work with multiple carriers to help you find other Medicare Advantage plans from carriers that offer SilverSneakers or similar fitness programs for seniors.

How Can I Find SilverSneakers Fitness Locations?

To find a Silversneakers fitness location in your area, you can use the online search tool on the website. All you need to do is enter your zip code, and it will provide you with a list of nearby gyms, studios, and wellness locations that are part of the SilverSneakers program.

Enrolling In SilverSneakers

Enrolling in SilverSneakers gym membership through your BCBS plan is easy. Visit the SilverSneakers website and input your BCBS ID number to see if your plan includes the program. If it does, you can create a SilverSneakers account and explore your fitness and wellness options.

Bottom Line

Staying active and healthy as we age is essential, and SilverSneakers is an excellent option for seniors looking to maintain their fitness and wellness. With the program now available through select BCBS plans, it’s easier than ever to enroll and start enjoying the benefits of SilverSneakers.

Check your BCBS plan to see if SilverSneakers is included, and take advantage of all the resources and opportunities the program offers.


  • What's the difference between Silver&Fit and SilverSneakers?

    While SilverSneakers and Silver&Fit are similar fitness programs targeting seniors, some key differences exist. SilverSneakers is available through select BCBS plans and offers access to a broader range of gyms and fitness centers. On the other hand, Silver&Fit may be available through different insurance providers and includes additional wellness options such as acupuncture and chiropractic services.

  • What is one of the benefits of the SilverSneakers program?

    If you are enrolled in a qualifying Medicare plan, you can join the SilverSneakers fitness program. This program offers online exercise classes, recorded workout videos, and entry to various gyms nationwide, which can help you stay active and connect with other individuals.

  • How does SilverSneakers work?

    SilverSneakers is a fitness program designed for adults aged 65 and over. The program offers a variety of activities, fitness classes, and exercise equipment to help seniors stay active and maintain their health. SilverSneakers includes access to over 16,000 gyms and fitness centers across the country and online classes and resources, making it easier for seniors to stay healthy and active.

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