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Pregnancy is a time of excitement and planning, but there are so many questions and concerns to be answered. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois can help answer many of those questions and offer information every step of the way.
No, we can’t cure morning sickness, but we can give lots of support through our Special Beginnings® program. Call 855-740-1515 to learn if you’re eligible. Our online resources support mothers and their newborns – at no additional cost.
First, call 855-740-1515 or the customer service number on the back of your insurance card between 8 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. to sign up. The Special Beginnings team will provide a private questionnaire to help find out if you have any health risks and what support you may need throughout your pregnancy.
Once you are enrolled, you’ll enjoy:
Members who have the maternity program as part of their health plan can now access an online tool for expectant mothers found on Blue Access for Members.
The online tool offers:
Congratulations on your baby! Here’s to taking healthy steps toward taking good care of yourself and your baby.
Originally published 6/3/2016; Revised 2021
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