CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee is warning members about unsolicited phone calls that could be an attempt to fraudulently gain personal information. Calls referencing BlueCross are being made from a company offering pain medication, supplies and medical equipment.
The calls are not being made by BlueCross or on behalf of BlueCross. Members and consumers are being advised not to give personal information to these callers.
BlueCross has posted the warning on its website, bcbst.com. Anyone receiving a call of this nature from (423) 343-4426 or any other number should report this to the BlueCross Fraud Unit at 1-888-343-4221.
BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee’s mission is to provide peace of mind through better health. Founded in 1945, the Chattanooga-based company is focused on serving more than 3.4 million members in Tennessee and across the country. BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Inc. is an independent licensee of the BlueCross BlueShield Association. For more information, visit the company’s website at bcbst.com.