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 II
Aetna Choice POS II Open Access
Aetna Elect Choice
Aetna Elect Choice EPO
Aetna Health Fund
Aetna Local Best (Coventry Product)
Aetna National Advantage Program
Aetna Open Access HMO
Aetna Open Access Managed Choice POS
Aetna Open Access PPO
Aetna Open Choice PPO
Aetna Quality Point of Service Aetna Choice POS
Aetna Select
Aetna Select Open Access
Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
Aetna US Access
Aetna Workers Compensation Access
Meritain Local Best **
Meritain Select **

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 + Oscar *
Cigna Alliance Health
Cigna BJC Signature *
Cigna Choice Fund
Cigna Choice Fund Local Plus
Cigna Choice Fund Local Plus IN
Cigna Connect (Health Care Exchange)
Cigna Connect (Missouri)
Cigna EPO
Cigna -GW
Cigna Health Partners
Cigna HMO Open Access
Cigna Indemnity
Cigna Life (HAP) MVP Healthcare
Cigna Local Plus
Cigna Local Plus
Cigna Local Plus IN
Cigna Network Open Access
Cigna Open Access Plus
Cigna Physicians Care
Cigna POS Open Access
Cigna PPO
Cigna Surefit
Cigna Tufts Health Plan CareLink

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

Home State Health Plan

HOPE Trust

HealthLink HMO
HealthLink Open Access
HealthLink POS
HealthLink PPO
HealthLink Comp Management

Humana – Choice POS
Humana – ChoiceCare Network PPO
Humana – ChoiceCare+ Network PPO
Humana – Employer HMO
Humana – National POS – Open Access
Humana – National POS – Open Access Plus 
Oscar+Humana National Network

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.