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Virtual Visits

Our virtual visits solution, powered by MDLIVE®, lets you have a live consultation with an independently contracted, board-certified MDLIVE doctor or therapist. Based on your location, this can happen 24 hours a day, seven days a week by online video, mobile app or phone.

Instead of going to the office, you can have a virtual visit while at home, work or many other places. And, a virtual visit can cost less than going to the urgent care clinic or emergency room.

Getting Care

MDLIVE's professionals can treat many non-emergency medical and behavioral health conditions. They can also write — and send — prescriptions (when appropriate) to a nearby pharmacy.

List of some of the non-emergency and health issues that MDLIVE professionals treat
General Health Pediatric Care Behavioral Health
(by appointment)
Allergies Cold/flu Depression/Anxiety
Asthma Ear infections Child behavior/learning issues
Sinus infections Pink eye Stress management

Having a Virtual Visit

Registering for a virtual visit is easy. You have many ways to register, including:

Note: You’ll need your member ID card if registering on MDLIVE’s website or by phone.

Online Video

  • Log in to your MDLIVE account through BAMSM or by visiting the MDLIVE website .
  • Find an MDLIVE professional.
  • Video chat right away or make an appointment.

Mobile App


  • Call MDLIVE’s customer service at 1-888-676-4204.
  • They will help you find an MDLIVE professional.
  • This professional will call you for a virtual visit.

Get care when — and where — you need it.

Virtual visits may not be available on all plans. Non-emergency medical service in Montana and New Mexico is limited to interactive online video. Non-emergency medical service in Arkansas and Idaho is limited to interactive online video for initial consultation.

MDLIVE is a separate company that operates and administers virtual visits for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois. MDLIVE is solely responsible for its operations and for those of its contracted providers. MDLIVE® and the MDLIVE logo are registered trademarks of MDLIVE, Inc., and may not be used without permission.