Anthem Blue Cross (Anthem) is pleased to announce the launch of the Anthem Blue Connection Exclusive Provider Organization (EPO) Network (Blue Connection). Blue Connection is a health plan option designed to specifically meet the evolving health care needs of our employer groups in the San Francisco Bay area. You can expect to see members later this year.

Northern California Service Area

Blue Connection currently serves the following northern California counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, El Dorado, Marin, Placer, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Solano, Sonoma and Yolo.

Blue Connection Providers

Members have direct access to more than 3,500 select Anthem physicians, hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers in the exclusive Blue Connection network. This commercial network also includes behavioral health professionals and facilities, outpatient diagnostic imaging centers, birthing centers, and ancillary providers.

Member ID Cards

Members enrolled in this plan are issued an ID card that displays Blue Connection EPO on the front, bottom right-hand corner. Virtual ID cards are accessible to members through the Sydney Health and Engage Wellbeing apps.


We are excited about collaborating with you to continue providing quality and affordable health care to our California members. If you have any questions about this network, please use the following contact information below:

  1. Behavioral Health:
  2. Physicians:
  3. Ancillary (Acupuncturists, Cardiac Event Monitoring (CEM), Ground and Air Ambulance, Skilled Nursing, Lab, Hospice, Home Health, Home Infusion, Dialysis, DME, PT/OT/SP Therapy, Registered Dietitians, Audiology/Hearing Aid Suppliers):


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March 2021 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California