Advantages of Membership | Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois

Advantages of Membership

You’re in Good Company

For nearly 80 years, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) has offered affordable solutions for health and wellness. In fact, 1 in 3 Americans chooses a Blue Cross and Blue Shield plan. Our strength is grounded in our commitment to the health of our members and the communities we serve. Our strength is your strength. And your good health is our goal.

Large Provider Network

Our large provider network gives you more choices. It makes it easier for you to get the care you need while saving you money.

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Customer Service That is Focused on You

We focus on your personal needs, not transactions. This sets us apart from other health care insurers. Our customer service staff is empowered to serve as your advocates. That’s why we call them Customer Advocates. They take responsibility for helping you navigate the health care insurance process and understand your benefits. Our Customer Advocates:

  • Focus on call quality, not call volume
  • Go the extra mile to assist you
  • Provide guidance based on your personal situation
  • Help you understand and get the most from health and wellness programs and tools

Online Tools

We offer online tools to make your life a little easier.

You’re in Control With Blue Access for MembersSM

Take control of your health and get the most out of your plan with Blue Access for Members. Just a few minutes online and you’ll have access to services and features that save you time and money. Blue Access for Members allows you to:

  • View your Evidence of Coverage and Summary of Benefits booklets
  • Learn health facts about illnesses and diseases
  • Explore ways to have a healthier lifestyle
  • Search for and compare doctors, hospitals and pharmacies nearby

Blue Access for Members

Useful Tools