Independence Health Plan is the leading health insurance company in the Philadelphia area. The insurer's mission is to help create healthier lives for its members and their families. Independence Health Plan serves more than 8.5 million members in 25 states and the District of Columbia. 2.5 million of its members are located in the Philadelphia region. The insurer is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association.
Independence Blue Cross has built a number of partnerships in Philadelphia and across the insurer's five-county regions to align with its commitment of strengthening the community. In 2011, the insurer created the Independence Blue Cross Foundation. It has a mission of creating sustainable solutions that improve the health and wellness of the community.