All of the full-time faculty physicians of Washington University School of Medicine participate in the health insurance plans listed below. However, coverage and products change periodically. It is always best for patients to verify their current coverage directly with their plan administrator by providing them this identification number 430-65-3611 for Washington University Physicians.


Aetna, Choice POS
Aetna, Choice POS (Open Access)
Aetna, Choice POS II
Aetna, Choice POS II (Open Access)
Aetna, Elect Choice EPO
Aetna For Better Health of Illinois (formerly Illinicare) (Note: WU Primary Care Physicians do not participate)
Aetna, Health Fund
Aetna, Local Plus
Aetna, Managed Choice (POS)
Aetna, Advantage Medicare Plans
Aetna, Open Access Elect Choice
Aetna, Open Access HMO
Aetna, Open Access Managed Choice
Aetna, Open Access Select
Aetna, Open Choice (PPO)
Aetna, Quality Point of Service
Aetna, Select
Aetna, National Advantage Program (NAP)
Aetna, USAccess
Aetna, Worker’s Compensation Access

Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield Missouri, Blue Preferred Options (not the Blue Preferred plan)
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield Missouri, Blue Access
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield Missouri, Blue Access Choice
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield Missouri, Regular or Traditional
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, Healthy Blue (formerly Missouri Care)

BJC Employee Vision Discount Plan
BJC HealthSolutions
BJC Center of Excellence
Barnes Care MCO (Workers Compensation)
Best Doctors, Inc
Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Card
Blue Cross Blue Shield Illinois, BlueCard Program
Blue Cross Blue Shield Missouri, Blue Preferred Options (not the Blue Preferred plan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield Missouri, Blue Access Choice
Blue Cross Blue Shield Missouri, Blue Access
Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal
Blue Cross Blue Shield Missouri, Regular or Traditional


Cigna Choice Fund Local Plus 
Cigna Choice Fund Local Plus IN
Cigna EPO
Cigna HMO*
Cigna HMO Open Access
Cigna Indemnity
Cigna Local Plus 
Cigna Local Plus IN
Cigna Network Open Access
Cigna Open Access Plus
Cigna POS
Cigna POS Open Access
Cigna PPO
Cigna PPO Plus
Cigna Connect (a Missouri Health Insurance Exchange Plan)
Cigna Surefit (effective 4/1/2018)

Community Partners Health Plan Inc.
Comp Results PPO, Workers Compensation
Consociate Health or Consociate Care (BJC Health Solutions & BJC Centers of Excellence)


Coventry One HMO
Coventry One POS
Coventry One PPO (does not include Coventry One Select)
Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
Coventry Management Resources (CMR)
Coventry HMO POS PPO (Note: does not include Coventry Select Network)
Coventry ASO
Coventry Healthcare of IL – AKA – Personal Care HMO, POS, PPO
Coventry Healthcare of KS – Includes: Springfield and Joplin, MO areas

CoxHealth Network
CoxHealth Medicare Plus
Current Health Network (only offered in counties surrounding Quincy, Illinois, effective 1/1/18)

Decatur Memorial Hospital

EyeMed – Exclusive to Coventry and Coventry Advantage Plan members​
Envovle (formerly Opticare)

(*) Essence Healthcare Medicare Advantage (NOTE: does not include adult primary care physicians , routine vision, dental and mental/behavioral health providers)
Essence-CoxHealth Medicare Plus

First Health Network

Hannibal Regional PHO
Health Alliance HMO/POS/PPO
Health Alliance Medicare Advantage Plans (includes MMAI Medicare/Medicaid)
Health Alliance (An Illinois Health Insurance Exchange available in all Southern Illinois Counties excluding: Madison, St. Clair and Monroe)


HealthLink HMO
HealthLink Open Access
HealthLink POS
HealthLink PPO
HealthLink CompManagement

Home State Health Plan
Humana ChoiceCare PPO
Humana Medicare Advantage Plans

Illinicare (now called Aetna for Better Health of Illinois)

Mail Handlers – Administered by Aetna
Meridian (effective 12/1/2019)
Missouri Care (will become Healthy Blue in 2021)
Molina Healthcare
MultiPlan/PHCS (excluding Aliera Healthshare; Altrua Healthshare; Medishare (Christian Ministries); Unity Healthshare; Zion)

OccuNet, LLC

Private Health Care Systems PPO (PHCS PPO)

Quality Health Management

Rockport Healthcare Group

St. Johns Health System PPO – Springfield, MO

TriCare (Humana/East Region)
TriWest Prime and Extra (United Healthcare Military & Veterans Services)

USA Managed Care Organization
Unicare – Unicare Platinum OA III – See HealthLink
Unicare – Unicare Platinum PPO Classic – See HealthLink
Union Pacific Railroad Employee Health System

United HealthCare:

United HealthCare Choice
United HealthCare Choice Plus
United HealthCare Select
United HealthCare Select Plus
United HealthCare EPO
United HealthCare POS
United HealthCare Options PPO
United HealthCare Navigate
United HealthCare All Savers
United HealthCare Community Plan – DSPN (Dual eligible Medicaid/Medicare)
United HealthCare Medicare Advantage Plans:

  • AARP or UnitedHealthcare Medicare Solutions MedicareComplete Choice PPO, UnitedHealthcare Group Medicare Advantage NPPO, and UnitedHealthcare Group Medicare Advantage PPO, and Care Improvement Plus
  • () AARP or UnitedHealthcare Medicare Solutions Medicare Complete HMO () AARP or UnitedHealthcare Solutions Medicare Complete Essential HMO
  • () AARP or UnitedHealthcare MedicareComplete Plus Plan 1 () UnitedHealthcare Dual Complete (Special Needs Plan)

VA HealthCare Choice Program
VACCN (administered by Optum)

Washington University Student Health Services


Mental/Behavioral Health Networks:

Washington University Physicians participate in the following mental health networks:

Cenpatico (Mental Health for Home State Health Plan)
MH Net
United Behavioral Health, Inc
Unity Managed Mental Health

Note: Some plans do not include mental health services and require access to a separate mental health network. Please check the back of your ID Card or, contact your health plan for details regarding the mental/behavioral health networks available for your health care needs.