Check Financial Help

New Members

First, Get the Basics

It’s important to know how Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) health care coverage works.

Then, Learn About BCBSIL Health Plan Options

Know how to find the right health care coverage for yourself and your family.  


You May Qualify for a Subsidy

Don’t miss your chance to get financial help. 

Subsidies helped 85% of new members in Illinois lower their monthly bill in 2020.1

Get your estimated tax credit.

Buy Your Health Plan

1 Phone

Call 1-866-514-8044 to speak with a BCBSIL licensed sales representative.

2 Online

Use our website to buy your BCBSIL health plan.

3 Agent

Request a licensed BCBSIL authorized agent answer questions and help you find a 2021 BCBSIL health plan.  


Select a resource in the list to learn more.

Doctor and Hospital Finder

Check to see if your doctor and hospital are in-network.  

Application Tracker

Follow your application’s progress after applying.

Premium Tax Credit Estimator

See if you qualify for a subsidy, also known as a premium tax credit (PTC).

Health Care Terms

Look up common health care terms.

1, Early 2020-2019 Effectuated Enrollment Report