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Out-of-State and Worldwide Services

The BlueCard® program gives BCBSMT members access to participating provider arrangements between Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans in other states and the providers in those states.

If a member chooses a participating provider in another state for health care services, the member may have access to discounts and hold-harmless provisions (no balance billing except your deductibles and copayments).  These providers also file claims for the member.

To learn whether a provider in another state is participating, call the toll-free BlueCard Access line at 1-800-888-BLUE (2583), or visit the BlueCard® Doctor and Hospital Finder


Traditional Network

BCBSMT brings you the most extensive provider network available in Montana.  Our traditional network includes physicians, hospitals, outpatient surgery centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies, hospice agencies, durable medical equipment supply houses, podiatrists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists, chiropractors, certified nurse anesthetists, advanced practice registered nurses, psychologists, licensed professional counselors, optometrists, mental health social workers, and urgent care centers.

Currently, over 95% of Montana physicians and all Montana hospitals participate in our traditional network.

Click on the link below to view the BCBSMT Provider Directory.

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What is a Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) Network?

These are hospitals and surgery centers throughout the state that provide a discount for their services to make insurance more affordable for you and your family.  They accept lower payments for each hospital or surgery center service or inpatient stay.

Montana HealthLink PPO is an innovative health care partnership developed by us and our Preferred Hospital Providers to offer health care services at lower premiums.

When members use the Preferred Hospital Providers for hospital services, they will get lower BCBSMT rates in return. Currently, all hospitals in Montana participate in our network.

Click on the links below to print a list of participating Montana HealthLink hospitals and surgery centers or view our Provider Directory.

 HealthLink Brochure
 HealthLink Hospitals
 HealthLink Surgery Centers

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