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Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield

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About Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield

For over 30 years, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield has had a vision for a healthy Nevada – to improve the lives of the people we serve and the health of our communities.

At Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield we understand our health connects us to each other.  What we all do impacts those around us.  So Anthem is dedicated to delivering better care to our members, providing greater value to our customers and helping improve the health of our communities.

Today, more than one-quarter of a million Nevadans rely on Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield for their health products and services, and we are the only insurer that serves every part of the state and every segment of the market.  We are a company made up of Nevadans who care deeply about the state where we live and work.

Who We Are

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield is a part of two of the biggest families in health insurance: WellPoint and the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association.  Together with WellPoint, Anthem health insurance provides coverage for over 34 million Americans nationwide.

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield provides a variety of health insurance plans along with life, dental, disability insurance, and prescription drug coverage.

Improving Your Health

Health care is changing and Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield is leading the way to help improve the system, make health care easier for consumers to access and use, and providing trusted and caring solutions.  Our affiliated health plans and companies are empowering consumers and driving innovation to control costs and improve the quality of care everyone receives.

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Choosing Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield Health Insurance

Anthem’s mission is improving their members’ health.  That’s why Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield health insurance plans emphasize preventive care providing coverage for doctors check-ups and routine physicals to help make sure their members stay healthy.

And with a large network of doctors and hospitals, members always have convenient access to care through their health insurance coverage.

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield health insurance plans also provide information and programs for managing chronic illnesses such as asthma and diabetes.

Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield and WellPoint’s History

Anthem, Inc. grew out of two Indianapolis-based corporations formed in 1944 and 1946 as mutual insurance companies.  Those two companies were created to provide health insurance to residents of Indiana as Blue Cross of Indiana and Blue Shield of Indiana.  They eventually merged to form Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Indiana.

WellPoint Health Network Inc.’s predecessor was Blue Cross of California, which was founded in 1982 with the consolidation of Blue Cross of Northern California (established in 1936) and Blue Cross of Southern California (established in 1937).

WellPoint was created in 1986 as the manager of health care operations for the non-profit insurer, Blue Cross of California.  After WellPoint became their own insurance company and acquired Anthem, they became WellPoint Incorporated.  In 1993, Blue Cross of California spun off its managed care business into a separate publicly traded entity, WellPoint Health Networks Inc.

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In 1996, Blue Cross of California completed the conversion of all its business to for-profit status, resulting in a restructuring that designated WellPoint Health Networks Inc. as the parent organization.

Today, they are one of many independent companies in the BCBS Association.  Anthem operated independently for over 60 years, then merged with WellPoint Health Networks in 2005.  At the time of the merger, the parent company assumed the name WellPoint, Inc.  In December 2014, WellPoint changed its name to Anthem, Inc.  They are headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Now, as one of the nations largest health insurance providers, Anthem and WellPoint is focused on healthy living and providing affordable access to health care.

Their managed care plans organize networks of thousands of doctors, hospitals, specialists, and clinics all across the country.  Anthem and WellPoint also support the use of evidence-based medicine to continue improving the quality of care and reduce medical errors.

In Nevada, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield is the trade name of Rocky Mountain Hospital and Medical Service, Inc.

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