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Medical Coverage

Take a look at what you get as a Blue Cross and Blue Shield member.

Preventive Care

Did you know that many preventive services are covered? That means that you pay no out-of-pocket costs. These covered preventive services may include:

  • Blood pressure, diabetes and cholesterol tests
  • Many cancer tests such as mammograms and colonoscopies
  • Vaccines

Find out what other preventive services are now covered at 100%.

Choose the Right Place for Care

If you need medical care, but you aren’t having an emergency, understanding your options of where to go may save you time and money.

Learn more about your options.

Nurses Available Anytime

If an unexpected medical situation comes up, we can help. Call our 24/7 Nurseline at 1-800-299-0274, where registered nurses are available to answer medical questions and help you decide if you should:

  • Call your doctor
  • Visit the emergency room
  • Treat the problem yourself

International Coverage

If you're planning to travel out of the country, your benefits travel with you. With our unique Blue Cross Blue Shield Global® Core program you can access contracting doctors and hospitals in more than 200 countries and territories around the world.

Search for a provider outside the U.S on Blue Cross and Blue Shield Global Core.

Behavioral Health Benefits

Your behavioral health benefits can help you manage your mental and physical health with access to a full range of services for issues including:

  • Anxiety, stress and depression
  • Alcohol and substance abuse
  • Eating disorders
  • Schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders

Current members, call the number on the back of your ID card to learn more about your benefits.*

Maternity Care

Special Beginnings® is a maternity care program designed to help expectant mothers understand and manage their pregnancy until six weeks after delivery.**

With this program you get:

  • A website that covers pregnancy and infant care topics
  • Personal telephone contact with program staff
  • Assistance in managing high-risk conditions such as gestational diabetes and preeclampsia

To get started complete the online questionnaire through Blue Access for MembersSM or call toll-free 1-888-421-7781.

* Your employer may also offer programs available through an employee assistance program.

** Special Beginnings is not a substitute for professional medical guidance. It is important to share any health concerns with your physician.