Choosing a health plan can be confusing. And once you choose a plan, you might not be sure what you should do next. Here are a few things you should do after you sign up for a Blue Cross of Idaho health plan.
Register for your member account
To register for your member account, visit members.bcidaho.com and select Register. Have your member ID number or Social Security number handy, as you’ll need it to register. You can log in to your member account to view and print member ID cards, view the status of a claim, and more.
Download the Blue Cross of Idaho member app
Get all the important features you need for on-the-go care with our member app. In the member app, you can search for a doctor or facility, view and send your member ID card, view your claims and more. Download the member app from the App Store or Google Play Store.
Choose a primary care provider (PCP)
Find a PCP that to you plan to go to regularly for care. Once you choose a PCP, schedule an annual wellness visit to check in your health and make sure you are up to date on your vaccines and preventive screenings. Log in to your member account or the member app and select Find Care to see doctors and providers in your network. We have some tips on how to can find a PCP.
Sign up for texts from Blue Cross of Idaho
Get updates sent straight to your phone about your plan, benefits and health reminders on important screenings and other tips on what you can do to stay healthy. Signing up is easy – we just need your member ID number, phone number and birthday. You can sign up for texts here.
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Posted: August 17, 2022
Updated: November 20, 2023