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Why Choose Blue?

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois is a trusted and experienced health insurance company. We provide coverage to more than 8.5 million members. Why do so many Illinoisans choose Blue?

  • Provider Network: Our broad provider network gives you many choices.
  • Trusted Name: With more than 80 years of experience, we are a trusted name in the health care industry.
  • Tools You Can Use: Our easy-to-use online 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 focus on being here for you, rather than the numbers on an investor report.
  • Extra Health and Wellness Benefits: Your plan may offer benefits beyond your health insurance coverage. Many plans come with:  

    • Access to health and wellness programs
    • Extra benefits like dental, hearing and vision
    • Member discount programs 
    • Care options through our 24/7 Nurseline, Virtual Visits, and more

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Now that you’ve picked a plan, it’s time to enroll.

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