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Getting started

You’re a card-carrying member. Let us help you learn how to use all the tools available.

As a member, you should know everything that comes with your health plan and how to use your benefits to the fullest. Watch a video about a topic you’re interested in or download any of the helpful resources.

Understanding your ID card

Your ID is full of information. Learn more about what your ID card is saying and why it’s important to carry it with you. You'll need your member ID card anytime you visit a doctor, hospital, pharmacy or anywhere else you seek healthcare services.

Learn more about ID cards

Finding what you need online

Blueprint Portal is your dashboard where everything begins. On Blueprint Portal, you can see deductible and out-of-pocket progress, view a digital ID card, download health plan documents and more. Everyone gets access and should register an account.

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Saving money

Staying healthy shouldn’t hurt your budget. When you’re a Cross and Shield member, you get exclusive access to Blue365, a deals and discount program that helps you save money and live healthy.

Learn about Blue365

Getting care

Learn more about how to use your health plan once you are familiar with the tools and services in our getting started section.

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