Finding Care

As a Blue Cross member, you have access to a wide variety of tools and resources to help you find care.

Search Tools

  • Find a Doctor & Estimate Costs

    Find a Doctor & Estimate Costs

    Our Find a Doctor & Estimate Costs tool makes it easy for you to find what you need.
    • Search for doctors, dentists, hospitals, and other healthcare providers locally and nationally.
    • Get cost estimates for over 1,600 procedures.
    • Read and write reviews
    • Compare up to ten doctors at a time
    • Which network should you use to search for a doctor, dentist, hospital or other healthcare provider? Visit network search help to know more.
    • And more
    Put more control in your hands. For full access, register or log in to MyBlue To learn more about our Find a Doctor & Estimate Costs tool, download the Navigational Guide or watch this 90 second video.

    Find Lactation Counseling Services

    Review our list of providers in our HMO and PPO health care networks who offer lactation counseling services in Massachusetts

    Download a List
  • Primary Care Providers outside of massachusetts

    Primary Care Providers Outside of Massachusetts

    Do you have a Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts HMO plan but reside in another New England state? Use the Find a Doctor & Estimate Costs tool to find a primary care provider and search for in-network health care providers outside of Massachusetts.
  • Alternative Care

    Alternative Care

    Our Find an Alternative Care Provider search tool can help you locate alternative care providers like massage therapists, acupuncturists, nutrition counselors, yoga instructors, and more.
  • Health Care Outside of United States

    For Healthcare Outside of the United States

    To find healthcare providers when you are traveling or living abroad download BlueCard Brochure to learn more about your coverage.

    You can also visit or call 1-800-810-BLUE (2583) for a list of BlueCard, BlueCard PPO, and BlueCard Worldwide participating providers.

  • Vision Insurance

    Blue 20/20 Vision Insurance

    Designed to bring you more choice, more value, and more flexibility, including:
    • Access to one of the nation's largest vision networks
    • Exclusive savings on designer frames, premium lenses and coatings, and contact lenses
    • Award-winning customer service

    Blue 20/20 providers also offer evening and weekend appointments. To find one, go to

  • Davis Vision

    Davis Vision

    Your Blue Cross Blue Shield ID card is your key to 25 percent savings on frames and lenses and 20 percent savings on daily-wear contact lenses (10 percent on disposables) at over 1,500 participating eyewear retailers in New England and more than 13,000 retailers nationwide.

    To find a participating Davis Vision eyewear discount provider, search the Davis Vision Eyewear Discount Network on Find a Doctor & Estimate Costs. You can also call 1-800-515-3388 or visit the Davis Vision website at Make sure to have your Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts ID number handy.

Programs & Resources

  • Find Doc

    Emergency Room Alternatives

    Depending on how severe your medical concern is, the emergency room isn't always your best option. Nearby retail clinics and urgent care centers can treat many conditions in less time and for less money. Learn about Emergency Room Alternatives and download our helpful guide to find the best fit for your needs. Then visit Find a Doctor to locate the nearest facility.
  • Massachusetts Physician Profiles

    Massachusetts Physician Profiles

    Massachusetts was the first state to give patients access to physician profiles for information about the education, training, and experience of all licensed physicians in the Commonwealth.
  • Nurse Care Line

    24-Hour Nurse Care Line

    When does your child's slight fever become a serious fever? How can you tell the difference between a sprained ankle and a broken one? Should you be applying ice or heat? Wouldn't it be nice to have a medical professional available at any time to offer help with questions like these? Now you can, just by picking up the phone and calling the Blue Care LineSM toll-free at 1-888-247-BLUE (2583).
  • Children with Special Needs

    Directions for Children with Special Needs

    For children with special health care needs, understanding how and where to go for the right treatment can be challenging. The Massachusetts Department of Health and Human Services provides Directions, an online organizing tool, and a resource guide to help plan and coordinate care for your child.
  • Telehealth

    Telehealth: On-demand doctor video visits

    When you have urgent health concerns and an in-person visit is not convenient, Telehealth can be an effective alternative to face-to-face visits. You can have brief real-time video visits with a doctor or therapist using your computer, smartphone or tablet for a range of issues. With Telehealth care, doctors or therapists can review patient history, answer questions, and diagnose, treat, and even prescribe medication at their discretion.