The provider network you choose can have a significant impact on your employees’ health and your ability to contain health care costs. A health plan from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota guarantees access to quality and choice.
Quality is the foundation of all Blue Cross networks. All of our network providers meet strict credentialing requirements, including a proven ability to deliver quality care and meet NCQA standards.
Depending on your goals, we offer provider networks that:
One strategy to contain rising health care costs is to offer employees a choice of lower cost providers. The Blue Performance network emphasizes cost and quality transparency to help employees make informed choices. Effective January 1, 2012, Blue Performance is a lower price alternative for fully insured or self-insured groups with two or more employees.
Search a list of more than 39,000 providers in the Blue Performance Enhanced network .
See a short description of each of our provider networks below or compare all networks (PDF).
As a nonprofit Minnesota health company, Blue Cross has pioneered aligned incentive payment models for providers. These payment models build on a foundation of quality to reward providers – giving them an incentive to provide the best, most cost-effective care possible. We also pass on negotiated discounts for health care services to you and your employees if you use providers in our networks.
Contact your Blue Cross representative for more information about Blue Performance or other networks from Blue Cross.
*Note: Designation as Blue Distinction Centers® means these facilities' overall experience and aggregate data met objective criteria established in collaboration with expert clinicians' and leading professional organizations' recommendations. Individual outcomes may vary. To find out which services are covered under your plan, please call Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota.