Blue Access for Producers

Blue Essentials Access

Blue Essentials Access is an open access health maintenance organization (HMO) that provides benefits when services are received from providers in the Blue Essentials network. Members are not required to choose a PCP or receive referrals for services.


Blue Essentials offers a wide range of benefits without financial surprises. Members will have:

  • A predictable copayment
  • No claims or other paperwork to file

Plans offered include varying copayment options including a differing office visit copayment when services are received from a PCP or specialist.


The Blue Essentials network includes more than 550 hospitals and 85,000 providers (Source: PremierProvider Web (PPW), April 2018). By choosing Blue Essentials Access, clients choose more than just a health plan. They're choosing health coverage provided by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, one of the most widely recognized health insurance companies in the state.

For more detailed information on the benefit designs available, covered benefits, services or supplies that are limited or excluded, general administration of the plan, or any other questions you may have regarding our products and services, please contact us for the phone number of the regional sales office near you.