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BlueCard Program

BlueCard Program

The BlueCard program links Blue plans across the United States and abroad through a single electronic network for claims processing and reimbursement.

When an out-of-area Blue Plan member seeks medical care from your office, use the information and tools in this section to submit those claims to Blue Shield of California.

Explore BlueCard


Use our tutorials to learn the basics of the BlueCard program and how to complete eligibility and benefits searches, request authorizations and more.


BlueCard training webinars are available to provide information on the BlueCard program, online tools and submitting claims.


Find links and resources to help you process BlueCard claims, and learn more about the BlueCard program and services.


Read frequently asked questions and answers regarding the BlueCard program.

Claims Routing Tool

Enter the valid 3-character prefix which is the first 3 characters as displayed on the Member ID card
to find where to submit your
*3-Character prefix 
* Date of service 

BlueCard Contacts

Eligibility: (800) 676-2583

Claims: (800) 622-0632

M-F: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Email the BlueCard team.

Submit Claims Electronically

Save time, reduce costs, increase accuracy and speed payments with Electronic Data Interchange.