Advantages of Membership | Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois

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Advantages of Membership

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.

Hearing

Through our partnership with TruHearing®*, some Blue Cross Medicare Advantage plans may provide coverage for routine hearing exams as well as discounts on hearing aids.

Visit TruHearing or call 1-844-207-1685 (TTY: 711) to speak with a hearing consultant. They are open 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m., local time.

*TruHearing is a registered trademark of TruHearing, Inc., which is an independent company providing discounts on hearing aids.

Blue365®

Blue365 offers premier health and wellness discounts to Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois members and it is free to join.

You can find savings like:

  • Discounts on exercise clothes and shoes
  • Discounted gym memberships and fitness aids like Fitbits
  • Savings on eye exams, glasses, contacts, and hearing aids
  • And more…

Check the here regularly to see the most current discounts.

Blue365 is only available to Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) members with active health plan coverage. Members who do not have active health plan with BCBSIL will not be able to register on the Blue365 website.

The relationship between Blue365, its vendors and BCBSIL is that of independent contractors. Blue365 is a discount program available to BCBSIL members who have medical coverage with BCBSIL. This is NOT insurance. Some of the services offered through Blue365 may be covered under your health plan. Please refer to your benefit booklet or call the customer service number on the back of your ID card for specific benefit information under your health plan. Use of Blue365 does not affect your premium nor do costs of Blue365 services or products count toward your plan deductible, calendar year or lifetime maximums. Discounts are only available through participating vendors.

BCBSIL does not guarantee or make any claims or recommendations regarding the services of products offered by Blue365 and its vendors. You may want to consult with your physician prior to use of these services and products. Services and products are subject to availability by location. BCBSIL reserves the right to discontinue or change this discount program at any time without notice.

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