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Why Choose Us


Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois is a trusted and experienced health insurance company. We provide coverage to more than 8.2 million members. Why do so many Illinoisans choose us?

  • Providers You Need: Thousands of providers have confidence in and accept Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois.
  • Trusted Name: With more than 80 years of experience, we are a highly trusted name in the health care industry.
  • Tools You Can Use: Our web-based tools help you 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 plan for the long-term so our focus is on being here for you rather than the numbers on an investor report.