CareFirst BCBS Health Insurance

CareFirst is the largest health insurance carrier in the mid-Atlantic region today (as of 2011 they cover 3.2 million members in the District of Columbia, Maryland, Northern Virginia, North Carolina and West Virginia). In fact, most hospitals and medical professionals in the greater Capital and DC area are included in the Care First provider network.

CareFirst BCBS Health Plans

  • BlueChoice, Open Access HMO: CareFirst’s HMO option features a three-tier prescription plan and comprehensive health coverage, including immunization, wellness, and preventative care, as well as in-network discounts.
  • BluePreferred, Select Preferred PPO: Blue Preferred is a comprehensive PPO plan that includes what is known as a “BlueCard.” The BlueCared covers out-of-state hospitals and emergency care.
  • Personal Comp: This basic, option for consumers on a budget will pay for preventive exams, surgery, hospitalization, and wellness care. Personal Comp allows members to save money on premiums by taking on other costs out-of pocket.
  • BlueChoice Open Access HSA Plan: Health Savings Accounts provide tax savings; they also allow members to manage their own care while keeping costs low and deductibles high. Catastrophic and serious illnesses are reimbursed under a variety of options.

CareFirst BCBS Health Insurance Awards

CareFirst BCBS has consistently received the national Brand Excellence award. The Brand Excellence Award is given to recognize the best customer service, financial strength, growth in membership, and most positive promotion of the BCBS brand.

CareFirst BCBS Health Corporate Headquarters
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
10455 & 10453 Mill Run Circle
Owings Mills, MD 21117

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