Fast Facts

Learn fast facts about the health insurance company Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

Who we are

Our subsidiaries:

Our main locations: Detroit (corporate headquarters),
Southfield (Blue Care Network corporate headquarters),
Grand Rapids and Lansing

Number of employees: more than 7,500

What we do

Design, sell and manage health benefit plans for individuals, families and Michigan-based employers, including:

  • Traditional plans
  • PPO (preferred provider organization) plans
  • HMO (health maintenance organization) plans
  • Wellness-based plans
  • Plans with health spending accounts
  • Dental and vision plans

Partnering to improve health

Our Michigan health insurance company works to keep care quality high and costs low.
  • Since 2009, our Building Healthy Communities program has provided $3.7 million in funding to 187 elementary schools, helping more than 83,000 students eat healthier and be more active.
  • Through our Strengthening the Safety Net program, we've donated more than $9 million since 2005 to health clinics across the state.
  • We saved more than $597 million statewide from 2008 to 2012 through five of our long-standing Collaborative Quality Initiatives with hospitals and doctors.
  • Our Patient-Centered Medical Home program is the largest in the nation, and has saved an estimated $155 million in costs to the health care system.
  • Last year, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and its subsidiaries paid $18.8 billion in claims to doctors, hospitals and other health care providers.
  • Over the next 18 years, we’ll contribute $1.56 billion to the Michigan Health Endowment Fund to help reduce costs and improve the quality of health care.

Unless otherwise noted, amounts listed are from the most recent figures available (2013).

©1996-2015 Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network are nonprofit corporations and independent licensees of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. We provide health insurance in Michigan.

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