Weight Loss Reimbursement

Your Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts health plan can save you money annually in qualified Weight Watchers®' and hospital-based weight-loss programs.

To verify these reimbursements are included in your plan, log in to MyBlue or call the MyBlue number on your ID card.

  • Choose a qualified weight-loss program.

  • Complete the weight-loss reimbursement form once you pay for the program.

  • Mail the completed form and proof of payment to the address listed on the bottom of the form.

  • Weight Watchers meetings

  • Weight Watchers At Work

  • Hospital-based weight-loss programs

  • Weight Watchers Online

  • Weight Watchers At Home

  • Fees paid for individual nutrition-counseling sessions, food, books, videos, or scales

  • Before starting, check to see if your plan includes a weight-loss reimbursement.

  • You can claim this reimbursement for fees incurred by any combination of subscriber, spouse, and/or dependent children enrolled under the same Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • Keep copies of your proof of payment in case we request it from you. Proof of payment includes:

    • Itemized, dated, paid receipts

    • Bank or credit card statements

    • Paycheck stubs if your payments are automatically deducted from that account

    • Weight Watchers paperwork

  • Proof of payment should include the name of the family member enrolled in the program and the individual amounts charged with date paid.

  • The dollar amount you receive may be considered taxable income. Consult your tax advisor about how to treat this reimbursement on your taxes.

 

Download the Weight-Loss Reimbursement form

Download the Weight-Loss Reimbursement form (Spanish)

We’ll make a reimbursement decision within 30 calendar days of receiving a completed request for coverage or payment.

Before starting a fitness or weight-loss program, be sure to talk with your doctor about finding the program that's right for you.