TULSA – For the first time, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma's (BCBSOK) Mobile Assistance Center (MAC) will host a booth at the 2021 Tulsa 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 507, located at the Tulsa 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 be 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 Tulsa 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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