CareFirst of Maryland, Inc., is a subsidiary of CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield. It is a not-for-profit, non-stock health services company that offers a comprehensive portfolio of products and administrative services to individuals and groups in Maryland, the District of Columbia and portions of Northern Virginia. With approximately 3.2 million members, CareFirst is the largest health insurer in the Mid-Atlantic region. CareFirst has approximately 577,000 members enrolled in the Federal Employees Health Program (FEP), making it the largest FEP insurer in the country.
CareFirst has a strong commitment to the communities it serves. In 2015, the insurer contributes nearly $40 million to programs in Maryland and the National Capital Area with a focus on increasing health care access, affordability, safety and quality.
For nine consecutive years, CareFirst of Maryland has been recognized as a Best in Blue insurer for its high level of customer service to its FEP members. CareFirst won the 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 award for Most Ethical Company. It is one of 138 companies worldwide, and one of only five health insurance companies, to receive the honor.