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Blue Shield of California Health Insurance

Founded in 1939, Blue Shield of California is the state's third largest health plan. Blue Shield is a not-for-profit corporation with approximately 4,500 employees and more than 20 offices throughout California serving approximately 3.2 million members. The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) has awarded Blue Shield an "Excellent" rating for service and clinical quality. Blue Shield has also received an "A" (Excellent) rating from AM Best and an "A" rating from Standard and Poor's.

Blue Shield of California's mission is to ensure all Californians have access to high-quality health care at a reasonable price.

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BS CA Health Insurance Quotes are available in the following states

Blue Shield of California health plans

HMO plans include lower out-of-pocket expenses, no lifetime maximum, and lower office visit copays. They also provide lower hospital deductibles and practically no claim forms.

PPO plans include the freedom to visit preferred or non-preferred doctors and specialists and provide you with the ability to go to any network specialist without a referral. You also get a choice of plans with or without a medical deductible. When choosing network providers, you will have lower out-of-pocket expenses versus using non-network providers. With a PPO plan, you have the ability to establish a Health Savings Account with Blue Shield's Shield Spectrum PPO Savings Plans.

Blue Shield of California Medicare

The Blue Shield of California Medicare is subsidiary of BlueCross BlueShield. Today, BlueCross BlueShield insures 40 million people. For more information about BlueCross Blue Shield, visit our Medicare Solutions page.

Look to find major cities nearby that offer Blue Shield of California Medicare plans:

Los Angeles, CA ; San Jose, CA ; San Franciso, CA ; Long Beach, CA ; Oakland, CA