Largest Network

Our network is the largest in the state. Nearly 33,200 doctors and 152 hospitals work with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network.

Our PPO network: As a Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan member, you have access to all of the hospitals and more than 95 percent of the doctors in Michigan.

Our HMO network: As a Blue Care Network member, you have access to more than 5,000 primary care physicians, including family doctors, internists and pediatricians. You also have access to more than 15,000 specialists and most of the state's leading hospitals.

PPO or HMO, members can use our online search to easily find:

  • A doctor, hospital or health care professional
  • A dentist
  • A vision care professional

Our pharmacy network is also extensive. Members can use a walk-in pharmacy or conveniently mail order medications.

Worldwide coverage

When you leave Michigan, your benefits travel with you. 

Your enrollee ID card gives you access to more than 80 percent of the doctors and 90 percent of the hospitals in the United States. 

The Blue Cross Blue Shield Global Core program gives you access to a network of over 900 hospitals in more than 130 countries when you’re living or traveling abroad. 

Visit the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association website to find health care professionals outside Michigan.


Blue Distinction® Centers

The Blue Distinction Specialty Care Program is a Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association program that recognizes hospitals that meet strict quality and cost-efficiency standards.

Blue Distinction Centers are available for:

  • Bariatric surgery 
  • Cardiac care 
  • Complex and rare cancers
  • Knee and hip replacement
  • Spine surgery
  • Transplants

The program has two designations for hospitals: Blue Distinction Centers and Blue Distinction Centers+.

  • Blue Distinction Centers are hospitals that meet the program's quality standards for specialty care. 
  • Blue Distinction Centers+ are hospitals that meet the program's quality and cost-efficiency standards for specialty care.

You can use the Blue Distinction Center Finder to look for a center near you.

Designation as Blue Distinction Centers means these facilities' overall experience and aggregate data met objective criteria established in collaboration with expert clinicians' and leading professional organizations' recommendations. Individual outcomes may vary. To find out which services are covered under your policy at any facilities, please call the customer service number on the back of your Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan or Blue Care Network identification card; and call your provider before making an appointment, to verify the most current information on their network participation status. Neither the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association nor any of its licensees, including Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network, are responsible for any damages, losses or noncovered charges that may result from using this website or receiving care from a provider listed on this website.