How Do I See the Blue Cross Blue Shield Doctor Network?

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Find the Blue Cross Blue Shield health care network online at Search the network by proximity and specialty to find a medical professional in an area near you, recommends the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association website.

Within the online portal, search for specialists in a wide variety of fields. For instance, the network lists doctors specializing in pregnancy, back pain or primary care, as well as dentists. The network also allows a user to search for doctors who accept a particular Blue Cross Blue Shield plan, whether it is BlueCard, Medicare or the Federal Employee Program, notes the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association.

The Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association is the largest network of health care providers in the country. It consists of 37 local Blue Cross Blue Shield companies, many of which serve a single state or several neighboring states. The network has headquarters in the District of Columbia and extends to all 50 states, as well as Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C. Overall, approximately 105 million citizens are covered by the association, making it the nation's largest insurance provider. Blue Cross Blue Shield contracts directly with 96 percent of hospitals and 92 percent of doctors, which also makes it the most widely accepted plan, according to its official website.