Blue Cross of Idaho, an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, is the state's largest health insurer, providing coverage for nearly 550,000 members. The company, founded in 1945, is a not-for-profit mutual insurance company with extensive product offerings that include traditional, preferred provider and managed care plans for customers under the age of 65, as well as supplemental and Medicare Advantage programs for Medicare recipients.
Blue Cross of Idaho also features one of the largest provider networks in Idaho that includes more than 2,400 contracting providers - physicians and hospitals - for healthcare services, or 96% of all Idaho physicians in its traditional coverage network.
Not only is Blue Cross of Idaho the state's oldest and largest health insurer, it is also the health insurer chosen by many of Idaho's largest and most successful companies and institutions.
Blue Cross of Idaho has more than 875 employees at its Meridian, Idaho headquarters and employs additional staff at district offices located in Lewiston, Coeur d'Alene, Twin Falls, Pocatello and Idaho Falls.
Blue Cross of Idaho's mission is to provide members the best value in health insurance and the tools for maintaining and improving their health.
Blue Cross of Idaho's Facts at a Glance
Founded In: 1945
Number of Employees: 875
Coverage Area: 1 state
Membership: 550,000 members
Network: More than 2,400 contracting physicians/hospitals for health care services.