Blue Cross Key Information and FAQs

Find out more about Blue Cross insurance with a key information table, coverage options and frequently asked questions.

5 min read • Last updated on October 29th, 2018

Blue Cross is an insurance company that offers a wide variety of insurance coverage options, including business health insurance plans for employers of all sizes.

Blue Cross Key Information Table:

Founder

Justin Ford Kimball

Founded

1929

Headquarters

Chicago, IL

CEO

Scott Serota

Phone Number

1 (630) 686-2459

Address

300 E. Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60601

Website

www.bcbs.com

Blue Cross FAQs:

Can I speak with a local Blue Cross Blue Shield agent?

If you go to bcbs.com/employers and enter your ZIP code, you can locate a Blue Cross insurance provider in your area.

What is the Blue Cross Blue Shield phone number?

You can call Blue Cross toll free at 1 (800) 676-BLUE [2583] for membership and coverage information.

What is the average cost of Blue Cross health insurance?

There are many factors that go into determining the cost of Blue Cross Blue Shield health insurance for your employees. Every industry and business is different, so the best way to get an estimate is to contact a Blue Shield insurance representative and request a quote.

Are Blue Cross and Blue Shield the same thing?

Blue Cross and Blue Shield used to be separate insurance organizations, but in 1982 they merged to form the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association.

Are there stand-alone Blue Cross dental insurance plans?

Yes. You can purchase dental coverage from Bluecross Blueshield without having to opt-in for vision care or prescription coverage. Dental-only plans are popular among younger populations that have very low medical expenses.

Can my business purchase Blue Cross coverage in Texas?

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas is available across the state for businesses that are interested in purchasing group health insurance coverage. You can find out more at bcbstx.com.

What is Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare?

Medicare is a form of federal health insurance that is available through Blue Cross. Medicare is for qualified individuals over the age of 65, or under the age of 65 who have certain disabilities or pre-existing conditions.