Considering Surgery? Learn more before deciding.Welvie logo

It's becoming more common to accept surgery as the answer to treat a medical condition. Most of the time, surgery is the best choice. But you may not realize you even have a choice. From treatments to doctors to hospitals — you can choose.

Meet Welvie – your easy-to-use, online guide.

As a Blue Cross® Blue Shield® of Arizona (BCBSAZ) Medicare Advantage member, you have access to Welvie, the program for people deciding on, preparing for and recovering from surgery.

As a BCBSAZ Medicare Advantage member, you'll earn a $25 gift card by completing Steps 1 through 3 of the Welvie program and a short survey.

In six interactive steps, Welvie guides you through the entire surgery decision-making process. When you log in to Welvie, you'll be able to review information, videos, Q&As, and more.

If you are considering surgery right now.

Welvie shows you how to work with your doctor to:

  • Make sure you have the correct diagnosis
  • Explore your treatment options
  • Prepare for and recover from surgery

A program everyone can use.

You don't need to be thinking about surgery to benefit from Welvie. Most surgeries are unplanned. Preparing ahead of time can help you have a better experience.

Get started with Welvie today.

Welvie is available to you at no added cost. In fact, you'll earn a $25 gift card by completing Steps 1 through 3 of the Welvie program and a short survey.

Go to and click Register. Need help? Call Welvie customer service at 1-866-433-1343 Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Eastern time. TTY users call 711

One reward, per member, per 365 days.

Welvie is an independent company contracted to provide this online program and/or services for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona. Services and treatment options presented may not be covered under your Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona benefit plan. Please review your benefits or call us at the number on your member ID card.

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