• Need Information? Here’s Where to Find It

    December 6, 2021
    There are many ways you can get information from Blue Cross and Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL). We offer options to suit a variety of communication preferences. Frequently Asked Questions You might be surprised to find how many questions and answers...
  • Jumpstart Your Self Care This Year: Review Your Benefits

    December 6, 2021
    It’s another new year, another chance to start fresh. But if grand New Year’s resolutions aren’t your style, there is one easy way to keep on top of your health: Brush up on the benefits that come with your health plan. It’s a...
  • Where Do You Go When You Need Care?

    November 10, 2021
    This article is intended for members enrolled in an individual health insurance plan. You may not know what kind of care you’ll need or when you’ll need it, but you can find out now where to go for different types of care. Then when an is...
  • Get Pregnancy and Newborn Info with Special Beginnings

    November 3, 2021
    Ready to start the bump watch? We’re talking about your baby bump. If you’re expecting, it might seem like the only thing that you can expect is a lot of change. Pregnancy is a time of excitement and planning, but there are so many q...
  • The Doctor Is On: Get Care Online with Virtual Visits

    October 26, 2021
    Are you missing out on the convenience of telemedicine? Telemedicine allows you to have virtual health care visits using your computer, phone or tablet. These types of health care visits are a quick, easy way to bring the doctor to you. Say you&rsqu...
  • Enrolled for 2022? Find Out What to Expect Next

    October 26, 2021
    This article is intended for members enrolled in an individual health insurance plan. When you enrolled in your 2022 Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) health plan, you started a chain reaction.* We have been hard at work for several...
  • Using Blue Access for Members (BAM)

    October 26, 2021
    Are you taking advantage of all the great benefits within Blue Access for MembersSM (BAMSM )? BAM is the secure member portal where you can: Check the status of your claim and your claim history. Organize your claims in groups (like knee surger...
  • Telemedicine: The Modern-Day House Call

    October 26, 2021
    You and your doctor have busy schedules. So busy that you might think there’s no time to get an appointment. We have good news. Visiting with a doctor is now easier, thanks to telemedicine. In today’s tech world, you can stay tele-health...
  • You've Got Mail: Pharmacy Mail Order Service

    October 14, 2021
    Using a mail order pharmacy service can save you time, and maybe even money. Your prescriptions are mailed right to you. That saves you a trip to the pharmacy. You can enjoy home delivery from Express Scripts® Pharmacy with your B...
  • Prime Mail Order and Specialty Pharmacy Services Have Changed

    September 29, 2021
    These changes affect members who have Prime Therapeutics (Prime) pharmacy administration. If you’re not sure if you have Prime, check your Blue Access for MembersSM account, ask your benefits administrator, check the pharmacy information on you....
  • You Now Have More Options for Staying Fit

    September 29, 2021
    Well onTarget® is not available to all members. Check Blue Access for MembersSM or ask your benefits administrator to see if you have these benefits. Well onTarget Fitness Program members now have access to more digital fitness options in additio...
  • Know Your Colorectal Cancer Screening Options

    September 29, 2021
    Getting screened for colon cancer is an important way to protect your health. Colon cancer is the third leading cause of cancer death in the U.S. But colon cancer can be successfully treated when it is found and treated early. Until it grows or sprea...
  • Preventive Care or Medical Care? Learn the Difference

    September 9, 2021
    Many people may not know that there are two types of care you can receive when you go to the doctor — preventive care and medical care. The type of care is different, and your costs may be different, too. Medical Care vs. Preventive Care Think...
  • How to Choose Health Care Coverage

    September 9, 2021
    This article is intended for members enrolled in an individual health insurance plan. As you prepare to buy coverage for 2022, there is some important information you can gather to help decide what plan is best for you and your family. Who Do You...
  • Get Text Alerts

    September 2, 2021
    We don’t want you to miss important health care updates. So make sure to opt in to receive text messages from us. You can get: Claim status notification: Receive notifications when claims are processed. Saving opportunities: Get timely notices....