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Why Choose Blue

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois is a trusted and experienced health insurance company. We provide coverage to more than 8.5 million members. Why do so many Illinoisans choose Blue?

  • Provider Network: Our provider network gives you many choices.
  • Trusted Name: With more than 80 years of experience, we are a trusted name in the health care industry.
  • Tools You Can Use: Use our online tools to get the most from your health insurance plan.
  • Customer-Owned: Unlike some of the national, publicly traded health insurance companies, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois is customer-owned. This means our owners and customers are one and the same. We focus on being here for you rather than the numbers on an investor report.
  • Extra Health and Wellness Benefits: Your plan may offer benefits beyond your health insurance coverage. Many plans come with:  

    • Access to health and wellness programs
    • Extra benefits like dental, hearing and vision
    • Member discount programs 
    • Care options through our 24/7 Nurseline and Virtual Visits, and more.

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Now that you’ve picked a plan, it’s time to enroll.

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