Regence Blue Shield

Information regarding accepted Regence Blue Shield (Under the ownership of Cambia Health Solutions) insurance plans. Click on a plan below to learn more.

Contact your health insurance plan for information on covered services before your appointment.

Regence Blue Shield Insurance Plans

Blue Cross/Blue Shield (BC/BS) Out-of-State
Can I select a Virginia Mason primary care provider with this insurance plan?

Yes

Does this plan require pre-approval to see a specialist?

No

Can I select a Virginia Mason primary care provider with this insurance plan?

Yes

Does this plan require pre-approval to see a specialist?

No

General Comments

Traditional medical plan administered by Blue Cross/Blue Shield (BC/BS) of Illinois.

Can I select a Virginia Mason primary care provider with this insurance plan?

Yes

Does this plan require pre-approval to see a specialist?

No

General Comments

Traditional medical plan administered by Blue Cross/Blue Shield (BC/BS) of Illinois.

Can I select a Virginia Mason primary care provider with this insurance plan?

No

Does this plan require pre-approval to see a specialist?

Yes

General Comments

This program is a narrow network program and Virginia Mason is not in the network. Unless emergency, patients will need approved referrals for all services within Virginia Mason. If not approved, patient is financially responsible for amounts not paid by insurance.

Can I select a Virginia Mason primary care provider with this insurance plan?

Yes

Does this plan require pre-approval to see a specialist?

No

Can I select a Virginia Mason primary care provider with this insurance plan?

Yes

Does this plan require pre-approval to see a specialist?

No

Can I select a Virginia Mason primary care provider with this insurance plan?

Yes

Does this plan require pre-approval to see a specialist?

No

Can I select a Virginia Mason primary care provider with this insurance plan?

Yes

Does this plan require pre-approval to see a specialist?

No

Can I select a Virginia Mason primary care provider with this insurance plan?

Yes

Does this plan require pre-approval to see a specialist?

No

General Comments

This is a Medigap plan, not the Regence Medicare Advantage program. Always secondary to Medicare.

Can I select a Virginia Mason primary care provider with this insurance plan?

Yes

Does this plan require pre-approval to see a specialist?

No

Can I select a Virginia Mason primary care provider with this insurance plan?

No*

Does this plan require pre-approval to see a specialist?

Yes

General Comments
  • * Edmonds Family Medicine (EFM) providers were available for PCP selection until the end of 2018. As of Jan. 1, 2019, Virginia Mason Edmonds Family Medicine and any other Virginia Mason location are not contracted for this program.
  • Patients under this program must have an insurance approved referral to be seen at within Virginia Mason specialties.
Can I select a Virginia Mason primary care provider with this insurance plan?

Yes

Does this plan require pre-approval to see a specialist?

No

Can I select a Virginia Mason primary care provider with this insurance plan?

Yes

Does this plan require pre-approval to see a specialist?

No

Can I select a Virginia Mason primary care provider with this insurance plan?

Yes

Does this plan require pre-approval to see a specialist?

No

 

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