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Hip and Knee Program

Blue Shield Hip and Knee Program
Your hips and knees are your largest joints. They support your body's weight and work to give you mobility. Depending on the cause of your pain, the solution may be a set of exercises, pain relief medication, surgery, or a combination. The goal of our program is to improve the health of our members with varying degrees of osteoarthritis of the hip and knee by reducing pain, improving function and quality of life. In addition, we educate members about preventive techniques and appropriate conservative treatment methods. 

Our Hip and Knee Program
The Hip and Knee Program focuses on:

  • Education and treatment options
  • Patient safety
  • Safe and proper transitions of care

Programs assist members with osteoarthritis of hip and knee in: 

  • Reducing pain
  • Improving function
  • Improving quality of life
  • Managing joint disease
  • Educating members about elective lower limb joint replacement surgery

All members with a diagnosis of osteoarthritis of the hip or knee are eligible for the program. Members can be identified for eligibility through: 

  • Out-patient medical claims
  • In-patient hospital claims
  • Referrals by a health care provider
  • Self-enrollment in the program

Enrolling is easy. Click below to enroll online or call one of our case managers at 1-877-878-8785, option 2. Help is only a click or a call away. 

Additional Resources:


National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health


American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons


American College of Rheumatology


American Medical Association


  • National Institute of Health Arthritis and Skin Diseases

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Contact Our Health Management Team

Speak with a care manager today! Call 1-877-878-8785, option 2.;

Did You Know?

Members eligible to receive our Wellness Debit Card can redeem their card at various wellness centers, including yoga studios, and for massage, spa services and more!