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Save Money, Earn Cash with Vitals SmartShopper

December 17, 2018

Want to save money on your health care costs, but aren’t sure where to start? Would you like to earn cash rewards just for shopping around and choosing the same quality, lower-cost options for certain routine health care services? Remember that Vitals SmartShopper is available at no cost to Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield members1.

What is Vitals SmartShopper?

Prices for the same quality medical tests and procedures can vary from hundreds to thousands of dollars, based on where you go for the service. SmartShopper encourages you to shop around for health care services and rewards you with a powerful incentive - cash - when you find and use high quality, lower-cost options for routine services such as ultrasounds and mammograms, tests such as MRIs and CT scans, and procedures such as knee, shoulder and hip surgery. SmartShopper is easy to use and helps you put more money right in your own pocket.

Activate Your Account

Just visit vitalssmartshopper.com or call your Personal Assistant at 1-844-328-1579. Then you’ll receive a confirmation email to get started.


Here's How It Works:

Step 1: Shop
When your doctor recommends a medical procedure, call a SmartShopper Personal Assistant or visit us online.

Step 2: Go
Have your procedure at a quality, cost-effective location of your choice. You can earn rewards on routine services and common procedures.

Step 3: Earn
Once your procedure is complete and your claim is paid, a reward check is mailed to your home. No forms. No hassles. It's that easy.

Here's a Small Sample of Some of the Rewards2 You Can Earn through SmartShopper:
  • Back Surgery up to $250
  • Colonoscopy up to $150
  • Gallbladder Removal up to $250
  • Knee Surgery (arthroscopic) up to $250
  • Hernia Repair up to $250
  • Hip or Knee Replacement up to $500
  • Lab Work up to $25
  • Mammogram up to $50
  • Physical Therapy up to $150 (one reward per course of treatment)
  • Shoulder Surgery (arthroscopic) up to $250
  • Ultrasound (non-maternity) up to $50
  • X-rays up to $25
Learn More

Reap the rewards from this exciting program! Watch for information about SmartShopper throughout the year, delivered right to your mailbox or inbox. You can also contact your health plan administrator for more information.

1 The SmartShopper program is included for enrolled Anthem Small Group fully insured employees and dependents; excludes those on Anthem Balance Funding plans.

2 Services may be added or deleted over time, without notice. Reward values may vary.

The SmartShopper program is provided by Vitals, an independent company. Incentives available for select procedures only. Payments are a taxable form of income. Rewards may be delivered by check or an alternative form of payment. Members with coverage under Medicaid or Medicare are not eligible to receive incentive rewards under the SmartShopper program.