Medical Insurance

  • Eligible employees have six medical plan options through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City to chose from:

    • $2800 Blue Select Plus
    • $1500 Blue Select Plus
    • $2800 Spira Care
    • $2000 Spira Care
    • $2800 Preferred Care Blue
    • $1500 Preferred Care Blue


    Reviewing the plan summaries below will aid you in select the best medical plan for you and your families healthcare needs. The coverage map show in and out-of-network coverage for the different medical networks. The PLANselect Tool helps compare the medical plans based on 4 simple questions.


  • PLANselect is a comparison tool to evaluate the costs and benefits of the medical plans. Answer four simple questions about your medical needs for the year and PLANselect will show the top three plan options that have the lowest cost and best value.


    Compare medical plan options with the PLANselect tool.  

    • User name: olathe
    • Password: schools


    Two employee families can compare medical plans with the PLANselect tool.  

    • User name: olathe2ee
    • Password: schools

Blue Select Plus Plans

  • Blue Select Plus is considered a narrow provider network. This means only specific doctors and hospitals are participating in this network. Please contact your provider to see if your doctor participates in the Blue Select Plus Network.  

    In-Network Hospitals:

    • Olathe Medical Center
    • Shawnee Mission Hospital
    • University of Kansas Hospital
    • Truman Medical Center
    • Liberty Hospital
    • North Kansas City Hospital
    • Children's Mercy Hospital

    For more detailed plan information, please review the plan summaries listed below.

Spira Care

  • Spira Care members will benefit from the network's lower overall costs and convenient access to local providers across the metro area. Depending on which Spira Care plan you select, all primary care and behavioral health services provided at the Care Centers are covered for either no or low out-of-pocket cost to members. Routine preventative care, x-rays, chronic condition management, lab work, and behavior health sciences are just a few of the services offered at the Spira Care Clinics.  

    Olathe: 15710 W 135th Street, Olathe, KS 66062

    Shawnee: 10824 Shawnee Mission Parkway, Shawnee, KS 66203

    Wyandotte: 9800 Troup Ave, KCKS 66111

    Lee Summit: 760 NW Blue Parkway, Lee Summit, MO 64086

    Liberty: 8350 N Church Rd, KCMO 64158

    Crossroads: 1916 Grand Blvd, KCMO 64108

    Tiffany Springs: 8765 N Ambassador Drive, KCMO 64153


    If you need care outside the clinic, you will have access to the Blue Select Plus network of doctors and hospitals within the Kansas City metro area. For additional information on how the plans work, watch the Spira Care video.

Preferred Care Blue Plans

  • The Preferred Care Blue plans are a broader network of doctors and hospitals. The premium costs and out-of-pocket expenses will be slightly higher than a Blue Select Plus plan, however this plan has a wider range of doctors and hospitals to choose from.


    For more detailed plan information, please review the plan summaries listed below.

OptumRx Pharmacy

  • OptumRx Prescription Change

    Blue Cross Blue Shield has changed from Express Scripts to OptumRx. In order to take advantage of home delivery for prescriptions, members will need to update their mailing address and form of payment information.


    To fill maintenance prescriptions at your local pharmacy, you need to disenroll in the Mail Service Member Select program otherwise you may pay full price at the second refill.

    • Log into the website.
    • Click on Plan Benefits then Pharmacy
    • Click on View Your Pharmacy Benefits to be taken to the OptumRx website.
    • Select My Profile and scroll down to Mail Service Member Select.

OptumRx Information

Medicaid Assistance