ID Cards

  • Always carry your Premera ID card. Show it to doctors and other healthcare professionals, as well as to hospitals and other places when you get care. You'll also want it handy when you fill a prescription.

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    Need a replacement ID card?

    Log in to your registered account to order an ID card or print a temporary version. In the meantime, in-network doctors, hospitals, and pharmacies can confirm your coverage directly with us.

    Log in for a new ID card

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    Haven't received your ID card yet?

    It takes about a week to receive your ID card from the time you paid for your Premera health plan. So, if you're a new customer, it may be on its way.

    To get your ID number, you can call customer service at 800-722-1471.

    Understand your ID card

    We squeeze a lot of information on your ID card. Here's a guide to what's there.

    Please note: This is a sample ID card. Your card may vary, depending on your plan.

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    • Member: The person eligible for covered services.
    • Prefix: These three letters are needed for processing your claims.
    • Identification #: This helps us verify your eligibility and coverage when you call customer service.
    • Suffix: This number indicates the member's relationship to the subscriber. (The subscriber is 01. Additional members on the plan are indicated by 02, 03, and so on.)
    • Group #: This identifies the benefits of your particular plan.
    • Rx group # and Bin #: Pharmacists use these numbers to process your prescriptions.
    • BCBS: This number helps your claims get processed through Blue Cross Blue Shield Association plans when you're outside Washington or Alaska.
    • Date printed: The day your card was issued.
    • Rx symbol: Indicates that you have prescription coverage.
    • Medical network: Name of your health care provider network.
    • Dental: Name of your dental plan, if applicable.
    • Rx plan: Indicates the drug list associated with your plan.
    • Office visit copay: The amount you pay on the day you see your provider.
    • Emergency room (copay): The amount you pay on the day you receive emergency room services.
    • Retail Rx: The amount you pay when you visit a participating pharmacy. Drugs are priced at different levels.
    • Mail-order Rx: The amounts you pay for any prescription (up to a 90-day supply) when you use the Express Scripts® Home Delivery. The amount varies by the type of drug. Learn more about Express Scripts mail-order.
    • The suitcase symbol indicates that your plan participates in the BlueCard Program, which means you receive certain levels of health-care benefits wherever you live or travel, across the country, and worldwide. If the suitcase symbol contains the letters PPO, your health plan uses the BlueCard PPO (preferred provider organization) program.