App Description

The following description comes from the Google Play Store description of the app:

The BCBSIL app provides access to the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois member site, finding a doctor and payment resources. BCBSIL app also provides shopping information such as getting a quote and tracking an application.

Members can:
• Login, register or change password for the member site, Blue Access for Members
• See your coverage, claims, and ID
• Show a provider, download or order a new ID
• Create and view messages from customer service
• Find a doctor, hospital or urgent care facility
• Search for doctors that speak Spanish
• View pharmacy benefits
• Access health and wellness information
• Sign up for text and email messages for prescription drug reminders, claim updates, coverage information and weekly health tips.

Shoppers can:
• Get a quote for insurance
• Explore, compare and save insurance plan options
• Apply for insurance
• Track your insurance application status
• Find a doctor, hospital or urgent care facility

Sensitive Permissions Used By This App
Permission What Why
Find accounts on the device Can use user's account information stored on the phone Internal
Read your contacts Can read user's contact list (phone book) and phone call history Internal
Full network access Can access the internet It appears this app uses this data for internal use within the app's functionality
Precise location (gps and network-based) Can use user's precise location Not analyzed yet
Approximate location (network-based) Can use user's approximate location Not analyzed yet
Modify your contacts Can edit contacts on device Not analyzed yet

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