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Advantages of Membership

There are many reasons why nearly 1 in 3 Americans have chosen Blue Cross and Blue Shield (BCBS) Plans. Whether you are a current member or considering switching to a BCBS Plan, now's the time to get familiar with the advantages of membership.

Large Network

BCBS Plans provide access to a wide network of doctors and hospitals across the country and around the world, which makes it easier for you to get the care you need while saving money.

Blue365® Member Discount Program

Blue365* is an online destination for health-focused discounts. With discounts on health-related products as well as health and fitness clubs and weight-loss programs and so much more, you can decide what choices are right for you while saving money.

Visit Blue365.

Fitness Program

The Fitness Program** membership is your affordable passport to fitness. This program offers access to a nationwide network of independently contracted fitness centers for a low one-time $25 enrollment fee and $25 per member per month fee, plus applicable taxes, available exclusively to you and your covered dependents (age 18 or older). Log in to Blue Access for MembersSM to register.

Life Management Programs

Call 1-877-217-7986 to get a personal health coach who can help you lose weight, quit smoking and reduce your risk for heart disease, stroke and diabetes. These programs produce outstanding health benefits to our members:

  • 63% of participants lost an average of 6% of their body weight
  • 29% of participants reported that they quit smoking

Web and Mobile Tools

Get the most out of your health insurance plan with our web-based tools and apps.

Get started with Web and Mobile Tools.

More Advantages of Membership

Watch our Member Voice videos, which feature real-life, unscripted experiences, and discover more programs and benefits available to you as a Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plan member.

Learn more about membership advantages.

*Blue365 is only available to (BCBSIL) members with active health plan coverage. Members who do not have an active health plan with BCBSIL will not be able to register on the Blue365 website. The relationship between Blue365, its vendors and BCBSIL is that of independent contractors.

**The Fitness Program is a discount program available to Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) members. This program is not covered under the member's health insurance benefit plan.