Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan is a nonprofit corporation and an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association.
Fast Facts about Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
* Total current employees: 7,000
* Members: 4.3 million
* Claims paid in 2009: $19.8 billion
Nearly 92 cents from every dollar we collect in premiums goes to pay for health care services. We keep our business running with only 8 cents from each dollar.
Of the nearly 30,000 doctors in Michigan, more than 99 percent participate with the Michigan Blues.
There are 159 hospitals in Michigan. They all participate with the Michigan Blues and accept the Blues member ID card for health care coverage.
Nearly 2,400 pharmacies in Michigan participate with Blues plan prescription drug coverage programs.
The Michigan Blues have the largest patient-centered medical home program (PCMH) in the country, with 1,800 primary care doctors designated as Patient-Centered Medical Home physicians.