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BCBS Alpha Numeric Prefix from N2A to N9Z

BCBS Alpha Numeric Prefixes are three-character combinations of letters and numbers found at the beginning of the identification number on Blue Cross Blue Shield insurance cards. They help in identifying the health plans of patients along with their insurance companies.

This blog will cover the alpha numeric prefixes ranging from N2A to N9Z and list down their applicable state, insurance company name, and type of health plans. Continue reading and let Health Quest Billing find the right alpha numeric prefix for you.

BCBS Alpha Numeric Prefix from N2A to N9Z

BCBS Prefix State Company Name Types Of Health Plan
N2A Illinois Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Illinois POS, HMO, PPO
N2B Illinois Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Illinois Medicare Advantage, EPO, Traditional Indemnity
N2C Minnesota Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Minnesota High-Deductible Health Plan (HDHP), Medicaid, EPO
N2D Alaska Premera Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Alaska PPO, Traditional Indemnity, POS
N2E Alabama Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Alabama Medicaid, HMO, High-Deductible Health Plan (HDHP)
N2F Oregon/Idaho/Utah/Washington Regence Blue-Cross Blue-Shield EPO, POS, PPO
N2G Nevada Anthem Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Nevada Medicare Advantage, Traditional Indemnity, Medicaid
N2H Minnesota Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Minnesota High-Deductible Health Plan (HDHP), PPO, HMO
N2I Unallocated/Not Assigned
N2J Minnesota Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Minnesota Traditional Indemnity, High-Deductible Health Plan (HDHP), Medicaid
N2K California Anthem Blue-Cross PPO, HMO, Traditional Indemnity
N2L Texas Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Texas EPO, Medicaid, POS
N2M Texas Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Texas High-Deductible Health Plan (HDHP), Traditional Indemnity, Medicare Advantage
N2N Texas Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Texas Medicaid, POS, EPO
N2O Unallocated/Not Assigned
N2P Ohio Anthem Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Ohio Traditional Indemnity, Medicaid, POS
N2Q Pennsylvania Highmark Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Pennsylvania HMO, EPO, High-Deductible Health Plan (HDHP)
N2R Missouri Anthem Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Missouri Medicare Advantage, PPO, Traditional Indemnity
N2S Georgia Anthem Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Georgia POS, Medicaid, High-Deductible Health Plan (HDHP)
N2T Pennsylvania Independence Blue-Cross of Philadelphia and Southeastern Pennsylvania EPO, HMO, PPO
N2U California Anthem Blue-Cross High-Deductible Health Plan (HDHP), Traditional Indemnity, Medicare Advantage
N2V Nevada Anthem Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Nevada Medicaid, POS, EPO
N2W Oregon/Idaho/Utah/Washington Regence Blue-Cross Blue-Shield HMO, PPO, High-Deductible Health Plan (HDHP)
N2X California Anthem Blue-Cross Traditional Indemnity, EPO, Medicaid
N2Y New York (Western) Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Western New York POS, HMO, Medicare Advantage
N2Z Ohio Anthem Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Ohio PPO, High-Deductible Health Plan (HDHP), Traditional Indemnity
N3A New York Empire Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of New York EPO, Medicaid, HMO
N3B North Carolina Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of North Carolina High-Deductible Health Plan (HDHP), POS, PPO
N3C Virginia Anthem Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Virginia Traditional Indemnity, Medicare Advantage, EPO
N3D Maryland/District of Columbia/Northern Virginia Carefirst Blue-Cross Blue-Shield POS, Medicaid, High-Deductible Health Plan (HDHP)
N3E New Hampshire Anthem Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of New Hampshire PPO, HMO, Traditional Indemnity
N3F Illinois Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Illinois Medicare Advantage, EPO, Medicaid
N3G Georgia Anthem Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Georgia High-Deductible Health Plan (HDHP), Traditional Indemnity, POS
N3H Rhode Island Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Rhode Island PPO, EPO, HMO
N3I Unallocated/Not Assigned
N3J Virginia Anthem Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Virginia Medicaid, POS, PPO
N3K Georgia Anthem Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Georgia HMO, Traditional Indemnity, EPO
N3L Oklahoma Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Oklahoma High-Deductible Health Plan (HDHP), Medicare Advantage, POS
N3M Georgia Anthem Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Georgia PPO, Medicaid, HMO
N3N Georgia Anthem Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Georgia Traditional Indemnity, EPO, High-Deductible Health Plan (HDHP)
N3O Unallocated/Not Assigned
N3P Ohio Anthem Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Ohio Medicaid, HMO, Traditional Indemnity
N3Q Washington Premera Blue-Cross Blue-Shield High-Deductible Health Plan (HDHP), EPO, POS
N3R Texas Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Texas Medicare Advantage, PPO, Medicaid
N3S Ohio Anthem Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Ohio Traditional Indemnity, HMO, High-Deductible Health Plan (HDHP)
N3T Alaska Premera Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Alaska POS, EPO, PPO
N3U Ohio Anthem Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Ohio High-Deductible Health Plan (HDHP), Medicare Advantage, Traditional Indemnity
N3V Illinois Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Illinois Medicaid, POS, EPO
N3W Illinois Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Illinois HMO, PPO, High-Deductible Health Plan (HDHP)
N3X Oregon/Idaho/Utah/Washington Regence Blue-Cross Blue-Shield Traditional Indemnity, EPO, Medicaid
N3Y Rhode Island Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Rhode Island POS, HMO, Medicare Advantage
N3Z Western New York Highmark Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Western New York PPO, High-Deductible Health Plan (HDHP), Traditional Indemnity
N4A Illinois Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Illinois EPO, Medicaid, HMO
N4B Virginia Anthem Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Virginia High-Deductible Health Plan (HDHP), POS, PPO
N4C Georgia Anthem Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Georgia Traditional Indemnity, Medicare Advantage, EPO
N4D Wiconsin Anthem Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Wiconsin POS, Medicaid, High-Deductible Health Plan (HDHP)
N4E Missouri Anthem Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Missouri PPO, HMO, Traditional Indemnity
N4F Georgia Anthem Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Georgia Medicare Advantage, EPO, Medicaid
N4G Oregon/Idaho/Utah/Washington Regence Blue-Cross Blue-Shield High-Deductible Health Plan (HDHP), Traditional Indemnity, POS
N4H Virginia Anthem Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Virginia PPO, EPO, HMO
N4I Colorado Anthem Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Colorado Traditional Indemnity, Medicare Advantage, High-Deductible Health Plan (HDHP)
N4J Illinois Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Illinois Medicaid, POS, PPO
N4K Illinois Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Illinois HMO, Traditional Indemnity, EPO
N4L Illinois Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Illinois High-Deductible Health Plan (HDHP), Medicare Advantage, POS
N4M Illinois Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Illinois PPO, Medicaid, HMO
N4N Illinois Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Illinois Traditional Indemnity, EPO, High-Deductible Health Plan (HDHP)
N4O Unallocated/Not Assigned
N4P Maryland/District of Columbia/Northern Virginia Carefirst Blue-Cross Blue-Shield Medicaid, HMO, Traditional Indemnity
N4Q Unallocated/Not Assigned
N4R Unallocated/Not Assigned
N4S Alaska Premera Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Alaska Traditional Indemnity, HMO, High-Deductible Health Plan (HDHP)
N4T Georgia Anthem Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Georgia POS, EPO, PPO
N4U New York Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield High-Deductible Health Plan (HDHP), Medicare Advantage, Traditional Indemnity
N4V Indiana Anthem Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Indiana Medicaid, POS, EPO
N4W Georgia Anthem Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Georgia HMO, PPO, High-Deductible Health Plan (HDHP)
N4X California Anthem Blue-Cross Traditional Indemnity, EPO, Medicaid
N4Y Virginia Anthem Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Virginia POS, HMO, Medicare Advantage
N4Z Arizona Blue Cross Blue Shield f Arizona PPO, High-Deductible Health Plan (HDHP), Traditional Indemnity
N5A Illinois Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Illinois EPO, Medicaid, HMO
N5B Alabama Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Alabama High-Deductible Health Plan (HDHP), POS, PPO
N5C Virginia Anthem Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Virginia Traditional Indemnity, Medicare Advantage, EPO
N5D Illinois Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Illinois POS, Medicaid, High-Deductible Health Plan (HDHP)
N5E Maryland/District of Columbia/Northern Virginia Carefirst Blue-Cross Blue-Shield PPO, HMO, Traditional Indemnity
N5F California Anthem Blue-Cross Medicare Advantage, EPO, Medicaid
N5G Illinois Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Illinois High-Deductible Health Plan (HDHP), Traditional Indemnity, POS
N5H Georgia Anthem Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Georgia PPO, EPO, HMO
N5I Unallocated/Not Assigned
N5J Georgia Anthem Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Georgia Medicaid, POS, PPO
N5K Vermont CBA Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Traditional Indemnity, EPO
N5L Illinois Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Illinois High-Deductible Health Plan (HDHP), Medicare Advantage, POS
N5M Maryland/District of Columbia/Northern Virginia Carefirst Blue-Cross Blue-Shield PPO, Medicaid, HMO
N5N Illinois Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Illinois Traditional Indemnity, EPO, High-Deductible Health Plan (HDHP)
N5O Unallocated/Not Assigned
N5P Virginia Anthem Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Virginia Medicaid, HMO, Traditional Indemnity
N5Q Unallocated/Not Assigned
N5R Illinois Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Illinois Medicare Advantage, PPO, Medicaid
N5S Illinois Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Illinois Traditional Indemnity, HMO, High-Deductible Health Plan (HDHP)
N5T Virginia Anthem Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Virginia POS, EPO, PPO
N5U Pennsylvania Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield High-Deductible Health Plan (HDHP), Medicare Advantage, Traditional Indemnity
N5V Illinois Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Illinois Medicaid, POS, EPO
N5W Illinois Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Illinois HMO, PPO, High-Deductible Health Plan (HDHP)
N5X Pennsylvania Independence Blue-Cross of Philadelphia and Southeastern Pennsylvania Traditional Indemnity, EPO, Medicaid
N5Y Pennsylvania Independence Blue-Cross of Philadelphia and Southeastern Pennsylvania POS, HMO, Medicare Advantage
N5Z Illinois Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Illinois PPO, High-Deductible Health Plan (HDHP), Traditional Indemnity
N6A Virginia Anthem Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Virginia HMO, EPO, PPO
N6B New Hampshire Anthem Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of New Hampshire PPO, Medicaid, POS
N6C Vermont Blue-Cross of Vermont Traditional Indemnity, Medicare Advantage, HDHP
N6D Illinois Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Illinois POS, HDHP, Traditional Indemnity
N6E Wiconsin Anthem Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Wiconsin Medicaid, HMO, EPO
N6F Wiconsin Anthem Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Wiconsin Medicare Advantage, PPO, HDHP
N6G California Anthem Blue-Cross EPO, Traditional Indemnity, Medicaid
N6H New Hampshire Anthem Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of New Hampshire HDHP, POS, Medicare Advantage
N6I Unallocated/Not Assigned
N6J Illinois Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Illinois Medicaid, EPO, HDHP
N6K Unallocated/Not Assigned
N6L Texas Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Texas HDHP, HMO, EPO
N6M California Anthem Blue-Cross Traditional Indemnity, Medicaid, POS
N6N Georgia Anthem Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Georgia PPO, HDHP, Medicare Advantage
N6O Unallocated/Not Assigned
N6P Alaska Premera Blue-Cross of Alaska POS, Medicaid, PPO
N6Q Unallocated/Not Assigned
N6R Georgia Anthem Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Georgia Traditional Indemnity, POS, HMO
N6S Pennsylvania Highmark Blue-Shield of Pennsylvania Medicaid, PPO, HDHP
N6T California Anthem Blue-Cross EPO, Medicare Advantage, Traditional Indemnity
N6U Unallocated/Not Assigned
N6V New York Empire Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of New York PPO, Medicaid, Medicare Advantage
N6W Unallocated/Not Assigned
N6X New Hampshire Anthem Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of New Hampshire POS, PPO, Medicaid
N6Y New York Empire Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of New York HMO, HDHP, Traditional Indemnity
N6Z Illinois Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Illinois Medicare Advantage, EPO, POS
N7A Virginia Anthem Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Virginia PPO, Traditional Indemnity, HMO
N7B Illinois Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Illinois HDHP, Medicaid, EPO
N7C Oregon/Idaho/Utah/Washington Regence Blue-Cross Blue-Shield Medicare Advantage, POS, Traditional Indemnity
N7D Illinois Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Illinois HMO, HDHP, PPO
N7E Unallocated/Not Assigned
N7F Unallocated/Not Assigned
N7G Unallocated/Not Assigned HDHP, PPO, EPO
N7H New Hampshire Anthem Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of New Hampshire Medicaid, Medicare Advantage, POS
N7I Unallocated/Not Assigned
N7J Unallocated/Not Assigned
N7K Unallocated/Not Assigned
N7L Texas Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Texas HMO, Traditional Indemnity, EPO
N7M Oklahoma Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Oklahoma PPO, Medicaid, HDHP
N7N Unallocated/Not Assigned
N7O Unallocated/Not Assigned
N7P Oregon/Idaho/Utah/Washington Regence Blue-Cross Blue-Shield Medicaid, PPO, POS
N7Q Unallocated/Not Assigned
N7R Unallocated/Not Assigned
N7S Unallocated/Not Assigned
N7T Colorado Anthem Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Colorado HDHP, Medicare Advantage, EPO
N7U Unallocated/Not Assigned
N7V Unallocated/Not Assigned
N7W Georgia Anthem Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Georgia Medicare Advantage, EPO, HMO
N7X Unallocated/Not Assigned
N7Y New York Empire Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of New York Medicaid, POS, Medicare Advantage
N7Z Unallocated/Not Assigned
N8A Virginia Anthem Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Virginia Traditional Indemnity, PPO, Medicaid
N8B Unallocated/Not Assigned
N8C California Anthem Blue-Cross HMO, EPO, Traditional Indemnity
N8D Unallocated/Not Assigned
N8E Unallocated/Not Assigned
N8F Alaska Premera Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Alaska Traditional Indemnity, HMO, HDHP
N8G Unallocated/Not Assigned
N8H New Hampshire Anthem Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of New Hampshire POS, Traditional Indemnity, HMO
N8I Unallocated/Not Assigned
N8J Unallocated/Not Assigned
N8K Unallocated/Not Assigned
N8L Texas Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Texas EPO, PPO, Medicaid
N8M Georgia Anthem Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Georgia Medicare Advantage, POS, Traditional Indemnity
N8N Unallocated/Not Assigned
N8O Unallocated/Not Assigned
N8P Alaska Premera Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Alaska POS, Traditional Indemnity, Medicare Advantage
N8Q Unallocated/Not Assigned
N8R Unallocated/Not Assigned
N8S Unallocated/Not Assigned
N8T Indiana Anthem Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Indiana HMO, PPO, HDHP
N8U Unallocated/Not Assigned
N8V Unallocated/Not Assigned
N8W Unallocated/Not Assigned
N8X Unallocated/Not Assigned
N8Y California Anthem Blue-Cross EPO, HDHP, PPO
N8Z Unallocated/Not Assigned
N9A Unallocated/Not Assigned
N9B California Anthem Blue-Cross PPO, HDHP, Traditional Indemnity
N9C Minnesota Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Minnesota Medicaid, HMO, POS
N9D Unallocated/Not Assigned
N9E Unallocated/Not Assigned
N9F Unallocated/Not Assigned
N9G Oregon/Idaho/Utah/Washington Regence Blue-Cross Blue-Shield PPO, Medicare Advantage, Traditional Indemnity
N9H Minnesota Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Minnesota EPO, HMO, Medicaid
N9I Unallocated/Not Assigned
N9J Minnesota Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Minnesota Medicare Advantage, Traditional Indemnity, HDHP
N9K Unallocated/Not Assigned
N9L Texas Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Texas POS, PPO, Medicare Advantage
N9M New York Empire Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of New York Traditional Indemnity, HDHP, HMO
N9N Unallocated/Not Assigned
N9O Unallocated/Not Assigned
N9P Oregon/Idaho/Utah/Washington Regence Blue-Cross Blue-Shield HDHP, HMO, EPO
N9Q Unallocated/Not Assigned
N9R Oregon/Idaho/Utah/Washington Regence Blue-Cross Blue-Shield Traditional Indemnity, PPO, Medicare Advantage
N9S Unallocated/Not Assigned
N9T Oregon/Idaho/Utah/Washington Regence Blue-Cross Blue-Shield POS, HDHP, PPO
N9U Unallocated/Not Assigned
N9V Unallocated/Not Assigned
N9W Oregon/Idaho/Utah/Washington Regence Blue-Cross Blue-Shield HDHP, POS, Medicare Advantage
N9X Unallocated/Not Assigned
N9Y Minnesota Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Minnesota EPO, Medicaid, HDHP
N9Z Wiconsin Anthem Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Wiconsin POS, Traditional Indemnity, Medicare Advantage

 

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Yes, BCBS prefixes can indicate the type of insurance plan by identifying the plan, product, and account-specific details. They are key elements for routing claims and identifying the correct BCBS plan.

Yes, there are exceptions where BCBS prefixes are not used, such as in the Federal Employee Program (FEP) where IDs start with "R" and cases where the card has no prefix at all.

No, the BCBS prefix only identifies the specific Blue Cross Blue Shield plan, the member belongs to and does not indicate whether the plan is individual or group.

BCBS prefixes assist healthcare providers by identifying the patient's home plan for proper claim routing and enabling eligibility verification, which streamlines administrative tasks and reduces claim denials.

No, there isn't a universal prefix system for BCBS PPO and HMO plans; it varies by location and specific Blue Cross Blue Shield companies.