Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois


NorthShore University Health System Participates in Blue Precision HMO






In light of recent conversations about NorthShore University Health System, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois‘ (BCBSIL) has confirmed its active relationship with NorthShore and its participation in the BCBSIL provider networks. The NorthShore system participates in the Blue Precision<sup>SM</sup> HMO network, offered both on and off the Health Insurance Marketplace for individuals and small […]

Clarification on Health Insurance Special Enrollment Periods






Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) is providing additional clarification around the qualifying event of gaining/losing a dependent through birth/adoption/fostercare/placement for adoption, which triggers a Special Enrollment opportunity. The Special Enrollment will trigger a 60-day enrollment period, but the effective dates for enrollees can be different depending on the policyholder’s situation: Adding a […]

BCBSIL launches new payment channel for members to make a one-time “check by phone” or online EFT payment






On Monday, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) launched a new payment channel for members to make a one-time “check by phone” or online electronic funds transfer (EFT) payment. We have contracted with Alactriti, a third party vendor, to use their automated electronic bill and payment solution, OrbiPay®, to accept one-time payments by […]