Anthem Blue Cross and Blue ShieldAnthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield is a mutual insurance company providing health care management, health care coverage products and services, and government program administration to millions of Americans. Today, the Blue Cross and Blue Shield symbols are among the nation's most familiar and trusted trademarks. 1 Founded in 1944, and based in Indianapolis, Anthem's Central Region offers residents of Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Missouri and Wisconsin a wide variety of innovative and affordable health coverage plan options.
1One out of every four Americans enjoys the benefits of Blue Cross and Blue Shield coverage.
Mission and Philosophy
Our mission is to improve the health of the people we serve. At Anthem, we believe the best health care coverage can actually help people stay healthy. That's why we go beyond simply providing coverage. We help encourage members' wellness by:
We work with physicians, hospitals and other providers to help ensure that care is accessible, coordinated, timely, and provided in a manner and setting that helps promote positive member- provider relationships.
- Offering large networks of some of the region's best physicians, specialists and hospitals.
- Reminding members to have important preventive screenings.
- Providing programs and information to help manage chronic health conditions.
- Offering related services including dental coverage, life insurance and pharmacy benefits management.