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Planning to visit the doctor or fill a prescription at a new pharmacy soon? You’ll want to have your Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) member ID card handy. If you’ve misplaced or lost yours, you can download, print or request a new card on Blue Access for MembersSM (BAMSM).
Here’s a quick look at what you need to know:
Print or download a member ID card If you need a member ID card today for an appointment or pharmacy visit, you can find it on BAM. Log in to BAM. If you haven’t registered yet, you’ll need your group and individual member ID numbers. You can find these on the welcome letter you received from us. Once you’ve logged in, click on "Member ID Card” at the top. From there, you can view and download a digital ID card.
Request an ID cardYou can also order a new ID card. Log in to BAM. If you haven’t registered yet, you’ll need your group and individual member ID numbers. You can find these on the welcome letter you received from us. Once you’ve logged in, click on "Member ID Card” at the top. From there, click the "Order a New Member ID Card.” Confirm your address and submit your request. Your card will be sent to you within two weeks.
If you have questions about getting a new member ID card, benefits, claims or other information related to your Blue Access for Members account, call customer service at the number listed on your member ID card.
For easy access to BAM and your virtual ID card, download the BCBSIL Mobile App to view on your mobile device. The BCBSIL App is available for iPhone and Android users. To get the BCBSIL App, text* BCBSILAPP to 33633 or search for BCBSIL in the iTunes App Store or Google Play.
Originally published 10/2/2014; Revised 2016, 2018, 2020, 2021, 2022
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