Guided Access to Excellent Surgical Care

Surgical Care Coverage

For planned, non-emergency surgeries, SurgeryPlus provides a personalized concierge experience through a dedicated Care Advocate as well as access to quality care through a network of credentialed health care providers. By using the SurgeryPlus benefit, you may be able to save money through reduced financial responsibility.

When you need to plan a surgery, make SurgeryPlus your first call: 833-552-1694.



SurgeryPlus is a supplemental benefit offered at no additional cost to Michaels Team Members enrolled in a BCBSTX medical plan.

What's Covered

SurgeryPlus covers the most expensive costs associated with surgery, so you’ll pay less for your procedure. Your coverage includes:

  • Dedicated support and guidance
  • Access to our network of thousands of highly qualified and carefully selected surgeons
  • Consults and appointments with your SurgeryPlus surgeon
  • Anesthesia, procedure and facility (hospital) fees

Covered Surgical Procedures

  • Knee
  • Hip
  • Shoulder
  • Foot & Ankle
  • Wrist & Elbow
  • Spine
  • General Surgery
  • Gastroenterology
  • GYN
  • Bariatric
  • Cardiac
  • ENT

Coinsurance & Travel Coverage

Michaels waives your coinsurance for your surgical procedure and travel is covered for you and a companion, as needed.

For more information, including a complete list of available surgeries offered under the SurgeryPlus benefit, log in to the SurgeryPlus portal or call 833-552-1694 to speak with a Care Advocate.

Surgeon Quality

With SurgeryPlus, you have access to the Surgeons of Excellence Network. All SurgeryPlus surgeons are:

  • Licensed
  • Board certified
  • Saving money on healthcare
  • Screened for malpractice, sanctions, and criminal records
  • Fellowship trained

Full-Service Concierge

SurgeryPlus provides access to a dedicated Care Advocate throughout your health care journey. This full-service concierge will help you:

  • Locate the best-fitting Surgeon of Excellence
  • Schedule timely appointments
  • Coordinate transfer medical records
  • Schedule follow-up as necessary

Call 833-552-1694 to speak with a Care Advocate today.

Transparency in Coverage Information

If you would like would like to see pricing information for covered items and services for Surgery Plus network provider rates, follow this link: Provider Pricing Transparency. This link is being provided to you as a fulfillment of our requirement to you to provide transparent pricing information, effective July 1, 2022.


Get Started with SurgeryPlus

To learn more about what’s covered under your SurgeryPlus benefit, log in to the SurgeryPlus portal.



Surgical Care Coverage for BCBSTX Members


Phone: 833-552-1694