Glossary

UMP Classic
UMP CDHP
UMP Plus

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Preferred provider

Note: This definition is for UMP Classic and UMP CDHP. Read the definition for UMP Plus.

A preferred provider is a provider:

  • In the Regence service area and contracted as part of Regence BlueShield’s preferred provider organization network; or
  • Outside the Regence service area and contracted with another Blue Cross or Blue Shield organization in the BlueCard® program (designated as a Provider in the “Preferred Provider Organization (“PPO”) Network”) to provide services and supplies to plan members.