It's easy to find care
Find doctors, pharmacies and hospitals participating in the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas network.
Take control of your health care costs. Search for quality, in-network providers using our Find a Doctor/Hospital tool. Find and compare providers and get cost estimates for more than 1,400 common medical procedures.
Networks are a group of doctors, hospitals and other providers who have agreed to provide our members with care at special, negotiated rates.
Seeing providers who are in your network means you save money with lower costs. You can find the name of your network on your member ID card.
When you're experiencing an illness or an injury, you often have a choice between different types of care—primary, urgent or emergency. Understanding these types of care can help you save money and get the most from your health plan.
Visit your primary doctor for:
You can also see your primary care doctor for concerns about chronic health issues. If you need to see a specialist, your doctor can direct you to the appropriate facility or doctor.
Visit your urgent care center for:
You can also visit most urgent care centers during evening or weekend hours if you become ill or have minor injuries.
If you are unable to get to a hospital but have one of the above smyptoms, dial 9-1-1.
Since 2006, the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program has helped patients find quality specialty care in the following areas, while encouraging health care professionals to improve the care they deliver:
Research shows that, compared to other providers, those designated as Blue Distinction Centers demonstrate better quality and improved outcomes for patients. On average, Blue Distinction Centers+ also are 20 percent more cost-efficient than non-Blue Distinction Center+ designated providers.
For more information about the program and for a complete listing of the designated providers, visit bcbs.com/bluedistinction.