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Blue Cross Blue Shield's MA plans to cover outpatient surgery for South Carolina residents: 4 key notes

Starting this fall, BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina will sell Medicare Advantage plans in 23 state counties during open enrollment, according to Post and Courier.

Here are four key notes:

1. The plans will cover outpatient surgery as well as specialist care, urgent care and prescription drug plans, among several other services.

2. Under the MA plans, enrollees are eligible for diabetic supplies, dental and vision allowance and wellness benefits from national companies.

3. Open enrollment begins Oct. 15 for 2018 MA plans and concludes Dec. 7.

4. In a news release, a BCBS executive said the company has been aiming to re-enter the MA market for two years.

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