Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield is the trade name of Community Insurance Company, an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Ohio has nearly four million members statewide.
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Cross is a part of Wellpoint and offers medical, dental, and vision coverage. Anthem plans offer access to a very strong statewide network, and national coverage through the BCBS BlueCard network. Anthem only offers a single PPO network in Ohio.
Anthem plans are currently among the most competitive for small businesses, and are a very good value for companies looking for cost savings and access to broad networks.
|Network||Type||# of Ohio Doctors||# of Ohio Hospitals||Cost Savings vs. Full Network|
|Blue Access||Full PPO||35,000||186||-|
In 2016 alone, the Anthem Foundation and Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Ohio contributed nearly $2 million in grants and sponsorships aimed at improving Ohio communities.