Premera Blue Cross

Information regarding accepted Premera Blue Cross insurance plans. Click on a plan to learn more.

Contact your health insurance plan for information on covered services before your appointment.

Premera Blue Cross Insurance Plans

  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield (BC/BS) Out-of-State

    Can I select a Virginia Mason primary care provider with this insurance plan?

    Yes

    Does this plan require pre-approval to see a specialist?

    No

    General Comments

    The assigned alpha prefix identifies whether the services are billed under BC/BS.

  • Dimensions Plans

    Can I select a Virginia Mason primary care provider with this insurance plan?

    Yes*

    Does this plan require pre-approval to see a specialist?

    No*

    General Comments

    * Including Heritage Networks and Lifewise

  • Premera Individual Signature EPO — Available Jan. 1, 2020

    Can I select a Virginia Mason primary care provider with this insurance plan?

    Yes

    Does this plan require pre-approval to see a specialist?

    No*

    General Comments

    * Patient must use the Premera Individual Signature provider network

    * Note for Pierce and Snohomish County Residents: This plan is not available in Pierce or Snohomish County. Other plans are available on the Health Exchange, but Virginia Mason may not be the preferred provider.

  • Premera Medicare HMO

    Can I select a Virginia Mason primary care provider with this insurance plan?

    Yes*

    Does this plan require pre-approval to see a specialist?

    Yes*

    General Comments

    * If patient does not have a Virginia Mason PCP, an approved referral is required for specialty care.

  • Premera Medicare Supplement

    Can I select a Virginia Mason primary care provider with this insurance plan?

    Yes

    Does this plan require pre-approval to see a specialist?

    No

    General Comments

    This is a Medigap plan, not the BC/BS Medicare Advantage program. Always secondary to Medicare.

  • Premera Preferred (Exchange Program)

    Accepted Insurance Plans

    • Bronze
    • Silver
    • Gold

    Can I select a Virginia Mason primary care provider with this insurance plan?

    Yes

    Does this plan require pre-approval to see a specialist?

    No

    General Comments

    Heritage Premier will be on the ID card.

  • Traditional Indemnity

    Can I select a Virginia Mason primary care provider with this insurance plan?

    Yes

    Does this plan require pre-approval to see a specialist?

    No

  • SoundPath Health

    Can I select a Virginia Mason primary care provider with this insurance plan?

    Yes*

    Does this plan require pre-approval to see a specialist?

    No