BCBS of South Carolina began providing low-cost health plans to federal employees in 1946. Today, BCBS of South Carolina manages the largest provider network in the state and offers affordable private health insurance with a flexible menu of popular options.
BCBSSC also maintains offices in Georgia, Ohio and Texas, where its subsidiary companies provide property, life, mental health, and substance abuse health coverage. BCBS of South Carolina won the prestigious bronze World Wide Health Award for its online pre-certifications in 2005.
BCBS of South Carolina Health Plans
- BCBS HMO Plans: BCBS HMO plans keep costs low by setting up in-network referrals through primary health care providers. HMOs provide quality health care at an affordable cost, and are easily customizable to your individual needs.
- BCBS PPO Plans: For those who feel that the ability to choose a physician without a referral is essential, BCBS PPO health plans are the answer. BCBS PPO health plans provide access to the largest network of specialists and caregivers in the state, and anyone with a PPO plan can choose any in-network doctor (also known as a “Preferred Provider”) at any time.
- BCBS HSA Plans: High-deductible HSA plans allow those with minimal health care needs to keep premiums low. Members put money aside in a special tax-deductible savings account to use for doctor bills and prescriptions. HSA insurance reimbursement kicks in for catastrophic or costlier illnesses.
BCBS of South Carolina Health Insurance Ratings
A.M. Best rated BCBSSC A+ (Superior) in December of 2010, making it the only health insurer in South Carolina to receive that stellar rating. Another interesting note: In the past, IBM has given BCBS of South Carolina Data Center the honor of being among the top 2.5% in the state.
Contact BCBS of South Carolina
Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina
P.O. Box 100300
Columbia, SC 29303-3300