Understanding and using Spira Care Centers and plan networks
Whether you’re already enrolled in a plan that includes access to Spira Care or you’re exploring plan options, this is a great place to learn more.
Know your options
Blue KC members enrolled in plans with exclusive access to Spira Care Centers have two options for receiving primary care: visit a Spira Care Center or see a provider on your plan’s network.
Understand your network and plan type
In order to take full advantage of your benefits, make sure you refer to your Blue KC member ID card so you know your plan and network name. If you have any questions or need help understanding your plan, you can talk to a Care Guide at 913-29-SPIRA (77472).
Spira Care Centers
(Low or no additional cost* for services performed at Spira Care Centers):
- Doctor-led Care Team
- Wellness check-ups
- Sick care
- Preventive care
- Chronic medical condition management
- Behavioral health consultations
- Convenient services including routine lab draws and digital X-rays**
Your plan’s network
You have access to your plan’s network, including hospitals, for specialty and emergency care. To identify providers and hospitals in your network, visit MyBlueKC.com. Cost applies toward your annual deductible.
*Blue KC members enrolled in plans (without a Health Savings Account) with exclusive access to Spira Care Centers will have no costs for any procedure provided at a Spira Care Center. Blue KC members enrolled in plans (with a Health Savings Account or HSA Eligible) with exclusive access to Spira Care Centers will have an affordable charge for services. Preventive services are covered at 100 percent. If your Health & Wellfare Fund contracts with Blue KC to offer exclusive access to Spira Care Centers, you will incur no additional cost for appointments or services at Spira Care Centers.
**Routine labs and X-rays taken at a Spira Care Center are done based on a primary care need and ordered from a Spira Care provider only. Digital X-rays are available at all Spira Care locations except Lee’s Summit and Liberty. We do not accept or facilitate orders from outside providers.
Blue KC Plan Options with Exclusive Access to Spira Care
When you have a Blue KC healthcare plan with exclusive access to Spira Care Centers, you have two options for receiving care: visit a Spira Care Center or see a provider in your plan’s network.