Capital BlueCross Health Insurance: Information, Health Plans & Insurance Quotes
Capital BlueCross headquartered in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania has been providing members with the utmost value in health insurance since 1938. Members of Capital BlueCross know their reputation for superiority in customer service in Pennsylvania.
With an extended network of physicians and over 11,000 skilled providers, Capital BlueCross is committed to offering a wide variety of user-friendly and innovative health care products for employers and individuals.
Capital BlueCross works with 37 hospitals in their service area offering members a choice to use a facility they are comfortable with. Together with a talented workforce, they are committed to supporting the communities they service. Capital BlueCross started not far from their current headquarters and has continued to be committed to the area.
Choosing Capital BlueCross
You should have a partner who has the experience, knowledge, and resources to provide a solution that manages your costs and addresses your needs when faced the challenge of finding quality health insurance.
Capital BlueCross has been there for people and businesses of Pennsylvania for over 65 years, as one of the most trusted sources for health insurance coverage, Capital is an advocate for improving health care value and affordability. The Capital BlueCross approach includes health management programs that provide incentives and support for members to stay healthy their whole lives.
History of Capital BlueCross
Capital BlueCross began in 1933 as Easton Hospital Association. In its first year of service, the yearly cost of coverage was only $10 and with this prepayment came 21 days of hospital service without charge and a 25 percent discount on all hospital bills for seven weeks after.
Almost six years later, Easton Hospital Association became Hospital Service Plan of the Lehigh Valley, which would later become Blue Cross of the Lehigh Valley and finally Capital BlueCross in 1965.
Twenty years later, as a result of a merger the Capital BlueCross service area expanded to 21 counties in Pennsylvania. By the late nineties, Capital BlueCross was celebrating its 60th year and serving 1.4 million members receiving $1 billion in health care benefits.
Capital BlueCross in the Community
Capital BlueCross is committed to central Pennsylvania communities, customers and employees. This is evident by activities ranging from a yearly employee campaign for the United Way to a gift program for children in need. Capital BlueCross also sponsors community health fairs, local sports teams like the Harrisburg City Islanders outdoor soccer team and the Hershey Bears and Reading Royals Hockey teams, along with sponsoring the Capital BlueCross Pops Concert Series and Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra. Capital BlueCross believes that supporting the community leads to healthy community members.
PO Box 779519
Harrisburg, PA 17177-9519