About Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Arizona, Inc.

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ) provides health insurance products and services to nearly 1.5 million Arizonans. The not-for-profit company offers a variety of managed care plans to small and large employer groups, individuals, and families, including PPO, HMO, and high-deductible health plans. It also provides dental, vision, and prescription drug coverage, as well as supplemental health plans for Medicare beneficiaries. Additionally, BCBSAZ's HealthyBlue wellness and disease management programs give members information and services that encourage healthy lifestyles. Founded in 1939, the company is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association.

Geographic Reach

BCBSAZ serves customers throughout the state of Arizona from its offices in Chandler, Flagstaff, Phoenix, and Tucson. It has a contracted network of physicians and dentists located across the state.

Sales and Marketing

BCBSAZ offers insurance services to individuals and families, seniors, employers, brokers and consultants, and health care professionals through agents.

Its Alliance Network includes contracted hospitals and doctors that are part of Banner Health, John C. Lincoln Health Network, and Scottsdale Healthcare. Its Select Network comprises contracted hospitals and doctors that are part of Phoenix Children's Hospital, Dignity Health, IASIS Healthcare, and Abrazo Health.

Strategy

BCBSAZ has been revamping many of its health plan offerings, revising coverage terms and lowering premiums in an effort to attract more customers. To help reduce skyrocketing costs plaguing the health care industry, the company has also been enhancing its HealthyBlue wellness program offering, which promotes preventative care and fitness and allows for personalized online health assessment and coaching services.

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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Arizona, Inc.

2444 West Las Palmaritas Drive
Phoenix, AZ 85021-4860
Phone: 1 (602) 864-4100
Fax: 1 (602) 864-4242

Stats

  • Employer Type: Private Non Profit
  • President and CEO: Richard L. Boals
  • Chairman: Harry A. Papp
  • Vice Chairman: Alton J. Washington
  • Employees: 1,278

Major Office Locations

  • Phoenix, AZ

Other Locations

  • Flagstaff, AZ
  • Tucson, AZ