Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois adds new PPO Network Provider Types
The following provider types have been added to the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO network for individual policies: Durable Medical Equipment (DME), Home Infusion Therapy (HIT), Advanced Practice Nurses (APN), Orthotics, Prosthetics and Optometrists. Members with individual policies associated with physician networks were mailed notices about the addition of these new providers in the November 2008 BCBSIL annual member mailing. These provider types were made available to group markets members in 2007.
For the most current PPO network information, members should use the Provider Finder® tool at www.bcbsil.com. Members first select their individual health plan from the drop down menu, then choose either provider name or provider type and click “Go.