Use the tools below to see your costs for certain hospitalsAn institution whose primary function is to provide diagnostic and therapeutic inpatient services, for a variety of surgical and non-surgical medical conditions. In addition, most hospitals provide outpatient services, including emergency care. , plans, or treatments:
Coverage AdvisorSM' Provided by WebMD
Use this tool to compare Out-of-PocketCopayments, deductibles, or fees paid members for health services or prescriptions. , copaymentsThe amount that a plan member must pay the provider at the time of service. Also called a copay, this amount varies depending on the specifics of a given health plan contract. , deductiblesThe dollar amount that a member must pay for health care services before a health plan will cover eligible services. For example, if a member's deductible is $500, the member will pay that amount, out of pocket, before the health plan will cover any eligible services. , or fees paid members for health services or prescriptions.
MyHealthCareOptionsTM for local provider comparisons
Use MyHealthCareOptions to search cost and quality information for health care providers across the state of Massachusetts. You can sort by location, medical condition, and procedure. Information comes from state and federal databases, as well as other independent and trusted sources such as the Massachusetts Health Quality Partners. For the most accurate cost of care information, PPO members should log in and use the Medical Cost Comparison Guide. Members of other plans should use MyHealthCareOptions.
Find A Doctor, Dentist, or Hospital
Use our enhanced provider search and cost estimation capabilities within Find a Doctor to help you make more informed decisions—faster. Search nationwide for health care providers, and get estimates for certain procedures in just minutes. You can also compare up to three doctors, hospitals or other health care providers to see their hospital affiliations, quality scores, and more.
For your convenience, this tool is available anytime to help ensure you get the most from every health care dollar you spend. Simply log into your Member Central account at www.bluecrossma.com/membercentral and then click on Find a Doctor.
Request a Written Cost Estimate
In support of Chapter 224 legislation, you can now request a written estimate for the cost of any procedure or treatment in Massachusetts that you are considering.
If after using our online cost estimation tools you would prefer a written estimate, you should log in to Member Central and click on the "My Account" tab, and then click "Request a Written Estimate." Download this checklist to ensure you have all necessary information before requesting an estimate. We encourage you to work with your doctor to get the information required for the estimate.