Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City in Missouri
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City, the largest not-for-profit health insurer in Missouri and the only not-for-profit health insurer in Kansas City, has been part of the Kansas City community since 1938. BCBSKC provides health coverage to more than 900,000 residents in the greater Kansas City area and Northwest Missouri.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. Our mission: to use our role as the leading health insurer to improve the health of the communities we serve.
Nationally, the Blue Cross and Blue Shield system - composed of 41 Blues Plans - serves more than 100 million people, or one third of all health insurance customers in the United States. More than three-quarters of Fortune 100 companies and half of all Fortune 500 companies offer Blue Cross and Blue Shield coverage to their employees.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City's Facts at a Glance
Founded In: 1938
Number of Employees: 1,100
Coverage Area: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City serves 32 Counties in greater Kansas City and northwest Missouri, including Johnson and Wyandotte counties in Kansas.
Membership: 900,000 members
Network: Preferred-Care Blue PPO Network: 51 Hospitals 4,089 Doctors and Specialists
Preferred-Care PPO Network: 58 Hospitals 4,253 Doctors and Specialists
Blue-Care HMO Network: 34 Hospitals 3,867 Doctors and Specialists
Blue-Advantage HMO Network: 30 Hospitals 3,561 Doctors and Specialists
BlueCard National PPO Network: 5,700+ Hospitals 764,000+ Doctors and Specialists
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City Subsidiaries
Good Health HMO, Inc., Blue-Advantage Plus of Kansas City, Inc., Missouri Valley Life and Health Insurance Company
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City also owns several entities that are not licensed affiliates of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association and are not authorized by the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association to use the Blue Cross and Blue Shield brand names and trademarks in providing their products and services. They include: Preferred Health Professionals, L.L.C., Premier WorkComp Management, L.L.C., New Directions Behavioral Health, L.L.C., The Caring Program for Children, EPOCH Group, L.L.C.