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Care Away from Home

BlueCard® Program

Do you have a child attending school in another state? Does your job require you to travel? Do you and your family go away for vacations? As a Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma (BCBSOK) PPO member, your health care benefit coverage goes with you wherever you live, work or travel.

  • Through the BlueCard program, there are PPO network hospitals and doctors in all 50 states.
  • More than 85% of all doctors and hospitals in the United States contract a Blue Cross and Blue Shield plan.
  • When you use a BlueCard PPO network doctor or hospital, you receive the highest level of benefits and, in most cases, the doctor or hospital will file the claim for you.

To find a contracting doctor or hospital anywhere in the country:

International Coverage

International travelers will appreciate the Blue Cross Blue Shield Global® Core program, which contracts with doctors and hospitals in more than 200 countries.

  • If you are outside the U.S. and need urgent or immediate care, call 1-800-810-BLUE (2583) or call collect to 1-804-673-1177.
  • A medical assistance coordinator can schedule a doctor's appointment for you or arrange for hospitalization.
  • Most contracting hospitals that participate in the Blue Cross Blue Shield Global Core program will submit a claim, but if you need a claim form contact customer service at the number on your ID card.
  • Remember to carry your Blue Cross ID card with you wherever you go, and always present it to the doctor when you receive care.

Learn more about Blue Cross and Blue Shield Global Core.