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3-in-1 tool to use for healthcare shopping

We know you want to save money. With most things you buy, you know how to be a smart shopper. Healthcare is a little different, and it can take a bit more work to get all the information you need to make decisions. That’s where the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ) Find A Doctor tool can help.

We know you want to save money. With most things you buy, you know how to be a smart shopper. Healthcare is no different. You can get the information you need to make decisions about your care. That’s where the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ) Find A Doctor tool can help.

Three tools in one
Our Find A Doctor Tool is so much more than finding a physician. In fact, it’s three tools in one. Here, you can:

  1. Find doctors and hospitals in your plan’s network 
  2. Learn about treatment options
  3. Get estimates on healthcare costs based on your specific plan

The tool helps you know your options ahead of time and make the best choices for your health and your wallet.

Here’s how it works
The tool helps you find doctors and hospitals in your specific plan’s network, so you can get the care you need and avoid paying higher out-of-pocket costs. 

Simply log into your MyBlue account at azblue.com … 

and then select “Find a Doctor.”


Then, search for a doctor or hospital. You can search by name or specialty. 


 
You’ll be shown a list of providers in your plan’s network, along with their contact information and a whether they are accepting new patients. You will also see a map so you can find locations near you. 



The tool will also show you estimated costs for specific healthcare services based on your plan. Start by searching for a treatment or service. In the “Select a category” drop down, select “Cost for Procedures.”

Let’s use knee pain as an example. Enter “knee” into the tool. 

You will see the average out-of-pocket costs for certain treatment options as well as what’s included in the treatment, and how long recovery may take. 


 
You can also select up to five search results to compare side by side.  

When it comes to your healthcare, you have options. Use the Find A Doctor tool to find a provider, understand treatment options, and see how much your treatment will cost. This is great information to have before you visit your doctor. 

Get Started
Log into your MyBlue account at azblue.com/member, then click “Find a Doctor” to get started.

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Disclaimer

This information is provided for educational purposes only. Individuals should always consult with their healthcare providers regarding medical care or treatment, as recommendations, services or resources are not a substitute for the advice or recommendation of an individual's physician or healthcare provider. Services or treatment options may not be covered under an individual's particular health plan.