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About Blue Shield
Learn more about Blue Shield of California’s not-for-profit history and mission to ensure access to high-quality care at an affordable price.

Frequently Asked Questions
What does it means to be a not-for-profit, mission-driven health plan, and how is
Blue Shield of California alike – and unalike – its industry peers? Select this link to find answers to frequently asked questions about the company.

Refresh yourself on industry players, benefit designs, Affordable Care Act rules and other key terms.

Access the official biographies for President and CEO Paul Markovich and the
Blue Shield of California senior leadership team.

Accountable Care Organizations
Blue Shield of California is working with providers and medical groups to launch and manage accountable care organizations, or ACOs, which help reduce costs and increase quality through coordinated relationships between these critical health industry players.

Financial Information
Blue Shield of California reported a net income of $162 million in 2014. Three years ago, Blue Shield became the first health plan in the nation to voluntarily limit net income to two percent of revenue. Select this link to learn more about the company’s finances.


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