To enroll in a CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield of Maryland individual or family plan, go to CareFirst.com, click on Need Insurance and then Get Started, choose Get a Quote and complete the required information to receive an online quote, according to the company's official website. Customers can also use the website to learn more about available plans and benefits and to find local providers that accept CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield.
Patients who prefer to speak to a customer service representative rather than enroll online can visit one of the company's local offices, notes CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield. To find a local office, go to the website, click on Need Insurance, choose Get Started and then click on Local Office.
CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield is the largest health care insurer for the mid-Atlantic states and serves Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C. The company gives patients access to a large network of physicians and does not require patients to get a referral before making an appointment, states CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield. Patients can choose from a variety of health plans to fit their budget needs. Some options for patients who enroll with the company include no charges for generic medications or primary care visits and no deductibles for specialists and urgent care. Patients can also have access to the Blue Rewards incentive program and use the FirstHelp 24 hour nurse helpline.