Blue Choice PPOSM

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) extends an invitation for you to participate as a provider in Blue Choice PPO as your participation helps ensure the program's success. Our long-standing history in providing affordable health care coverage to the people of Texas and our strong brand recognition make BCBSTX an excellent choice for members seeking cost-effective health care.

In order to participate in Blue Choice PPO, physicians, professional providers, facility and ancillary providers:

  • Must have privileges at one of the Blue Choice PPO participating hospitals (unless inpatient admissions are uncommon or not required for the physician's, professional provider's, facility and ancillary provider's specialty or provider has someone who will admit on their behalf)
  • Must have a valid National Provider Identifier (NPI) number
  • Must sign a Blue Choice PPO agreement

To request a Blue Choice PPO Network Participation Agreement, please use the Network Participation Online Request Form and click on the area of the map where your office is located.

Please note that additional credentialing is not required for those providers already credentialed in the Blue Essentials or Blue Advantage HMOSM network and whose credentialing is current.

BCBSTX welcomes you to join the Blue Choice PPO network.

If you have any questions regarding the Blue Choice PPO plan and are interested in participating, please feel free to contact your Network Management office:


Or go to How to Join BCBSTX Provider Networks and follow the steps.