July 23, 2014 3:27 AM ET

Insurance

Company Overview of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama

Company Overview

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama provides health insurance services. It offers and administers health care plans for individuals, families, Medicare beneficiaries, and groups. The company’s services include baby yourself, a prenatal wellness program, which helps ensure expectant mothers and their babies receive health care during pregnancy; air medical services; care management, a disease management program that helps customers manage their chronic conditions, including diabetes, asthma, COPD, heart failure, and coronary artery diseases; and case management, a program that helps customers with long-term illnesses or injuries by providing a nurse to help manage their care. It has service...

450 Riverchase Parkway East

Birmingham, AL 35244

United States

Founded in 1936

Phone:

205-220-4745

Fax:

205-220-2795

Key Executives for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama

Chief Executive Officer and President
Age: 61
Chief Financial Officer
Senior Vice President of Enterprise Resources
Executive Vice President
Chief Business Officer
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama Key Developments

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama Names Dow Briggs as Chief Business Officer

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama has appointed its former vice president of health management Dr. Dow Briggs as its new chief business officer. Dr. Briggs will oversee claims, customer service, health management, health care networks and the sales and marketing areas. Dr. Briggs has worked his way up the ladder at BCBS. He joined the state's health insurer in 2004 as the associate medical director before becoming medical director in 2007 and vice president of health management in 2008. Prior to joining BCBS, he served as assistant professor of medicine and medical director of management care at the University of Alabama at Birmingham Health System.

Alfa Insurance Partners with Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Alabama, Inc to Expand the Offering Health and Dental Insurance

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama and Alfa Insurance are expanding their partnership in offering health and dental insurance. The two companies announced that Blue Cross health and dental policies that are available both on and off the new federally facilitated health insurance marketplace will now be available from Alfa offices throughout the state. Blue Cross is the only company offering individual coverage through the federally facilitated marketplace in 64 of Alabama's 67 counties.

Blue Cross & Blue Shield Of Alabama, Inc. Announces Three-Year Partnership with Healthways Inc

As part of its mission to provide quality healthcare, Blue Cross & Blue Shield Of Alabama, Inc. (Blue Cross) announced a three-year partnership with Healthways Inc. to begin offering the SilverSneakers(R) Fitness Program to nearly 42,000 eligible members in Alabama. SilverSneakers, the nation's exercise program designed to keep older adults active and healthy, will be available statewide to members of the Blue Advantage(R) PPO plan effective January 1, 2013. Using proven methodologies based upon more than 16 years of science and outcomes, the SilverSneakers Fitness Program increases physical activity in older adults, resulting in higher well-being and lower healthcare costs. Physical activity can reduce the risk of certain chronic diseases, relieve symptoms of depression, help adults maintain independent living, and enhance overall quality of life.

Similar Private Companies By Industry

Company Name Region
Western Mutual Insurance Company, Inc United States
Ontario-Yates Insurance Co. NY United States
Benefit Administrators United States
Wausau Business Insurance Company United States
Colonial Casualty Insurance Co United States

Recent Private Companies Transactions

Type
Date
Target
No transactions available in the past 12 months.
 

Stock Quotes

Market data is delayed at least 15 minutes.

Company Lookup

Most Searched Private Companies

Company Name Geographic Region
NYC2012, Inc. United States
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law United States
Bertelsmann AG Europe
Rush University United States
Citizens Budget Commission United States

Sponsored Financial Commentaries

Sponsored Links

Report Data Issue

To contact Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama, please visit www.bcbsal.org. Company data is provided by Capital IQ. Please use this form to report any data issues.

Please enter your information in the following field(s):
Update Needed*

All data changes require verification from public sources. Please include the correct value or values and a source where we can verify.

Your requested update has been submitted

Our data partners will research the update request and update the information on this page if necessary. Research and follow-up could take several weeks. If you have questions, you can contact them at bwwebmaster@businessweek.com.