The AIS Guide to Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans

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  • Pub Code: DBLU-11WEB

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The AIS Guide to Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans

Published independently by AIS Health. Not affiliated with or sponsored, endorsed or approved by the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association or any of the independent Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies.

Continually updated subscription website that provides competitive intelligence on Blues plan products, market strategies, acquisitions and alliances, and financial projections. Also tracks hard-to-find data on revenues, earnings, administrative spending, executive compensation and enrollment.

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Independent research and reporting on the most powerful players in health insurance

Whether you count Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans as partners or competitors, they are major players in U.S. health insurance. The AIS Guide to Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans is a convenient and continually updated website that will help you stay on top of the latest developments in the BCBS universe.

With news and data on the plans, the people, the markets and the strategies, The AIS Guide to Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans includes:

  • Hard-to-find data on membership growth and market share
  • Downloadable spreadsheets on BCBS plan designs, premiums and enrollment
  • Company contact information, including phone numbers
  • Regular updates on personnel moves and executive compensation
  • Lookup tools that allow you to explore Blues operations by market sector or region
  • Details on BCBS plans’ participation in the Medicare, Medicaid and dual-eligibles programs, and on public exchanges
  • Background information on the history, structure, licensing agreements and inner workings of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association
  • National and state-level market analysis created exclusively from AIS’s Directory of Health Plans
  • Quarterly comparisons of BCBS plans' key financial indicators — revenue, medical loss ratios, net margins, administrative costs and more
  • A newsfeed of original reporting by AIS’s award-winning team of business journalists, providing insight and perspectives on Blue Cross and Blue Shield advantages and challenges

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Data Fields

State — Indicates the state for which the enrollment data in the record is applicable.

Insurer — aka MCO Name, the name by which the entity wishes to be known, as of the latest annual AIS’s Directory of Health Plans survey.

Affiliate Name — Name of the BCBS affiliate, i.e. licensee, which may be a subsidiary of the Insurer.

Parent/Owner — Name of parent company or owner of the company, where applicable.

With Commercial? — Indicates whether the listed entity participates in the commercial risk market sector.

With Medicaid? — Indicates whether the listed entity participates in the managed Medicaid market sector.

With Medicare? — Indicates whether the listed entity participates in the managed Medicare market sector.

Service Area — The service area, by state, covered by the listed entity for this record.

Address — Business mailing address of the Affiliate listed.

Website — Website URL to learn more about the listed affiliate or its products.

Telephone (Business) — aka Telephone 1. Phone number to call to reach executives located at the mailing address, for the purpose of conducting business with them.

Telephone (Claims) — aka Telephone 2. Automated number provided to members for information about claims and prior approvals.

Fax — Fax number, if available, for reaching the business office of the insurer.

CEO — Individual who serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the company; may or may not be titled CEO.

Tax Status — Indicates whether the company is not-for-profit or for-profit, per tax status designation.

Private/Public — Indicates whether the company is privately owned or publicly traded on a major stock exchange.

Enrollment — All enrollees in primary medical insurance plans and ASO plans offered by this entity, for the state indicated in the record.

Market Share in State — Market share of the indicated affiliate in the indicated state, based on membership. Calculated as the entity's enrollment as a percentage of all health plan primary medical enrollment in the state, per AIS’s Directory of Health Plans database.

MCO ID — Unique key identifier, automatically generated, to distinguish each health insurer record. Used for linking to other AIS databases, and for tracking companies on a year-over-year basis. (Available on Excel spreadsheet only.)

Published By

The AIS Guide to Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans is published by AIS Health. The research and data tracking is conducted by in-house researchers who work exclusively for AIS. Newsfeed and special reports are prepared by AIS editorial staff, unless otherwise noted.

Designed For

  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield plan executives
  • Health insurance executives
  • State and federal regulators
  • Health care lawyers and consultants
  • Health plan designers and market strategists
  • Group practices and hospitals
  • Consumer advocacy groups

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The AIS Guide to Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans

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Access for up to 3 users for one year
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