Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City is one of two Blue Cross and Blue Shield licensees in Missouri. Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield Missouri is the other licensee in Missouri. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City. It is the largest not-for-profit health insurer in Missouri and the only one in Kansas City. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City provides coverage to nearly one million people in the greater Kansas City area.
In 2016, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Missouri, together with the Anthem Foundation provided more tha $1.6 million in grants to organizations aimed at making Missouri residents healthier.