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International Coverage

Traveling With Blue Cross Blue Shield Global® Core

If you’re planning to travel out of the country, your benefits travel with you. With our unique BlueCard Worldwide® program, you can access contracting doctors and hospitals in more than 200 countries and territories around the world.

How It Works

  • Before you leave home:
    • Call Customer Service at 888-802-8776 for international coverage details.
    • Bring your BCBSIL member ID card with you and carry it at all times.
  • While traveling:
    • In an emergency, go directly to the nearest hospital.
    • If you need to locate a doctor or hospital or need medical or inpatient care, call the BCBS Global Core Service Center, available 24/7, toll free at 800-810-2583 or collect at 804-673-1177

Search for a provider outside the U.S. on BCBS Global Core