Covered California contact information

Whom to contact for help with your Blue Shield health plan purchased through Covered California

If you purchased your health plan through Covered California, there are certain situations when you should contact Covered California and other situations when you should contact Blue Shield of California directly. Please review the list below to help you understand whom to call when you need help:

Contact Covered California at (800) 300-1506 or visit if you need to:

  • Update your address and contact information
  • Report any changes to your income
  • Update information such as citizenship and proof of residency
  • Make changes to your health coverage
  • Ask questions about financial help
  • Cancel your coverage
  • Request a copy of your health insurance related tax documents from the IRS, and, when applicable, the state of California

Contact Blue Shield at the number listed on your ID card, or log in to your online account at if you need to:

  • Make a payment or ask a question about billing and payments
  • Get an electronic version of your membership ID card, which you can also print
  • Learn more about benefits and eligibility
  • Get help finding doctors or other providers
  • Find out how claims for services were paid
  • Change primary care physician
  • Ask about termination due to nonpayment and/or request reinstatement

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