Blue Shield of California has been operating in California for greater than 70 years. They have more than 3 million members in the state, including medical, dental, medicare, and group members. Operating in a state with the highest number of citizens, they have learned how to control many of the exceedingly high healthcare costs that come from having such a unique and diverse population such as California. Blue Shield is a California not-for-profit health plan and employs nearly 5,000 employees. They state “health care is a fundamental right and are committed to providing all Californians with access to high quality health care at an affordable price.”

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona features health coverage plans for individuals, families, seniors on Medicare, Health Savings Account or HSA eligible plans, healthy family programs, as well as employer sponsored plans. Any Phoenix individual health insurance quotes you might need you can find by clicking on the Home tab at the top of the page. From there simply click the tab indicating if you are an individual or family, a group, or are looking for medicare supplement plans or dental plans.

Health Care Reform, or properly known as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, has been a complicated issue. There are many changes required by this bill that insurance companies must make, each of which is mandated at a different date. Blue Shield of California has been a leader at implementing these necessary Health Care Reform changes to their individual health plans. The point of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is that starting in 2014, insurance exchanges, or in California it is know as the California Health Benefit Exchange, will make it easier for individual and small businesses to compare plans and buy health insurance on the private market. Comparing affordable medical insurance plans from multiple companies is something that we have tried to make as simple as possible at