Blue Cross Blue Shield Illinois PPO Therapists in Chicago
Find the best therapists who are in network with Blue Cross Blue Shield Illinois PPO. Filter your search results by specialty, availability, location, and more. Watch introductory videos of each therapist, and book free calls to assess which therapist is right for you!
BCBSIL PPO therapists tend to be concentrated in Central Chicago and on the city’s North Side, but you can find practitioners on the North Shore as well.
Session costs vary, based on factors including your therapist’s fee, your copay, and your deductible. For information about your copay, deductible, and other plan details, check your plan documents. Before starting therapy, call member services to verify that your therapist and treatment type will be covered. Contact information should be on the back on your insurance card.
Therapy sessions covered by BCBSIL PPO typically last 45 minutes to an hour. Some BCBSIL PPO plans only cover in-person treatment, but many offer coverage for remote or online sessions as well. These are known as Virtual Visits.
Find vetted therapists in-network with BCBSIL PPO below. Click on any therapist to watch an introductory video and book a free initial call to find a great fit! To refine your search, add your fee range under ‘Payment options.’ For help from home or the office, check ‘Online video sessions’ under ‘Locations.'
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How to find BCBSIL PPO therapists near you
Where are Blue Cross Blue Shield Illinois PPO therapists located in Chicago?
Most Chicago therapists who are in-network with BCBSIL PPO see clients in Central Chicago and on the North Side.
There are also therapists paneled with BCBSIL PPO on the North Shore.
How much does Blue Cross Blue Shield Illinois PPO cover for therapy?
BCBSIL PPO plans cover therapy for mental and behavioral health conditions, with treatment options dependent on your plan.
Check your plan documents for details, or call member services to verify whether your therapist and treatment type will be covered.
Can I see a therapist who is not in-network with Blue Cross Blue Shield Illinois PPO?
You can see a therapist who isn’t paneled with BCBSIL PPO, but if you do, you will be responsible for managing the out-of-network benefits. Your out-of-pocket costs will also be higher, as you’ll only receive partial reimbursement for your therapy.
For details about your out-of-network coverage, call member services or search your plan documents for your summary of benefits. The key terms are “out-of-network deductible” and “coinsurance.” Your deductible is the amount you’ll have to pay before BCBSIL PPO starts contributing. Coinsurance is the amount that they will reimburse you.
Does Blue Cross Blue Shield Illinois PPO cover couples counseling in Chicago?
Coverage for couples therapy is less common than coverage for individual therapy, but some BCBSIL PPO plans will cover it. For more information, contact member services.
You can also ask your therapist if they offer a sliding scale, or reduced fee, to clients with limited financial resources.
Does Blue Cross Blue Shield Illinois PPO cover remote counseling in Chicago?
Remote or online counseling is great for managing medications and keeping up with therapy during busy times. Many BCBSIL PPO plans include access to Virtual Visits, an online service that provides mental health counseling.
Not every therapist who is in-network with BCBSIL PPO is signed up to offer Virtual Visits, so ask your therapist if it’s an option. Some BCBSIL PPO plans will also cover online sessions with therapists outside of Virtual Visits.