Yes, Anthem individual plans include the BlueCard® Program so you can get care anywhere in the U.S. or abroad! Anthem PPO plans cover emergency and urgent care in all 50 states through the BlueCard® Program — as well as nonemergency care when you visit participating BlueCard® Program providers in this country or worldwide.
Whether you’re traveling for work or on vacation, going to the ER or urgent care is probably the last thing you want to worry about. The good news is you don’t have to! You can see any provider you wish, but you’ll pay less out of pocket when you use BlueCard® Program providers and hospitals. Outside the U.S. — in over 200 countries and territories BlueCard Worldwide® is a medical assistance program that connects you to care when you’re on the go. Whether you’re traveling or living outside of the United States, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, you can still connect to a network of more than 9,000 hospitals and 13,000 health care professionals and outpatient centers around the world.
Through the BlueCard Worldwide Service Center, you get claims support, referrals to providers, translation services and medical monitoring — 24/7. The BlueCard Worldwide Service Center may also provide evacuation coordination and other services, when the services are a covered benefit of your medical plan. To find doctors and hospitals when you or a covered dependent needs care away from home: } Visit the Anthem Provider Finder at anthem.com to locate doctors in the U.S., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Go to bluecardworldwide.com to find doctors outside of the U.S., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. } Use the Anthem Blue Cross app for Android, iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. Rates from your wireless provider may apply. } Call BlueCard Access® toll free at 1-800-810-BLUE (2583) or collect at 1-804-673-1177.
GeoBlue Travel Plan Add-On
GeoBlue is the trade name for the international health insurance programs of Worldwide Insurance Services, an independent licensee of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association. While GeoBlue health plans are offered in cooperation with certain local Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies, you do not have to be currently enrolled in a Blue Cross and/or Blue Shield medical plan to purchase a GeoBlue plan.
GeoBlue Travels with You
We know your life can be demanding. With so much to juggle, finding the healthcare you need, when you need it, should be easy. With GeoBlue, members have a worldwide, all-access pass to an exclusive level of care through our mobile tools.
From filling a simple prescription, to translating your medical symptoms, to finding the right doctor at home or abroad or to 24/7 convenience of talking to a healthcare provider through our telemedicine services, our goal is to help you get the care you need in the way you prefer.
GeoBlue Physician & Provider Network
What Good Is Health Insurance If You Can't Find a Doctor You Trust?
GeoBlue has an elite network of doctors from most every specialty ready to see you in over 180 countries. Only a small fraction of doctors around the world meet GeoBlue’s exacting standards—participation is by invitation only. We seek out professionals certified by the American or Royal Board of Medical Specialties who speak English, and we factor in recommendations by over 158 Physician Advisors from all over the world.
GeoBlue members can choose high quality providers with confidence, and we put formal contracts in place to ensure preferred patient access. GeoBlue doctors and hospitals bill us directly so you don’t have to worry about filing a claim.
For members choosing a GeoBlue plan that offers benefits in the United States, you gain access to the largest national network and facilities that have been awarded the coveted Blue Distinction for superior medical outcomes. In the U.S., more than 80 percent of physicians and 90 percent of hospitals contract directly with Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans.