Are you taking advantage of everything your Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) health plan offers? Here’s a handy list of tips and resources to help you make the most of your plan.

Blue Access for MembersSM

You can access your health plan information online any time. Log in to Blue Access for Members (BAM). You can review claims, see current and past Explanation of Benefits (EOBs), find doctors in your network, and much more. Not already signed up for BAM? Get registered today.

Download the BCBSIL App

The BCBSIL app is the perfect tool to keep you informed on the go. You can:

  • Find a doctor, hospital or urgent care facility 
  • Access claims, coverage and deductible information
  • View your member ID card

Download the BCBSIL app at

Make Preventive Care Appointments

To help keep your health on track, use your preventive care benefits for health care services like checkups and immunizations. Many times these services have little to no out-of-pocket cost for you. Check your Benefit Book for details.

Know Where to Go for Care

Primary care doctor? Emergency room? Urgent care center? While the answer is not always simple, knowing your options can help you save money and time. Check out our Health Care Options chart to help you decide where to go based on your health care needs.

Explore the Blue365® Member Discount Program

Blue365 is just one more advantage of being a BCBSIL member. With this program, you and your family may save money on health and wellness products and services from top retailers that may not be covered by insurance. There are no claims to file and no referrals or preauthorizations.

Some discounts include:

  • Dental, vision and hearing products and services
  • Fitness gear and apparel
  • Gym memberships
  • Family activities
  • Healthy eating options

Visit Blue365 to start enjoying these exclusive deals. First-time users will be asked to sign up. Be sure to have your BCBSIL member ID card handy.