Highmark Inc. is a national, diversified health care partner based in Pittsburgh that serves members across the United States through its businesses in health insurance, dental insurance, and reinsurance.
We, and our affiliates, operate health insurance plans in Pennsylvania, Delaware and West Virginia that serve 5.6 million members and employ nearly 5,300 people. We are among the top 10 largest health insurers in the United States and are the fourth-largest Blue Cross and Blue Shield-affiliated company. Highmark is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, an association of independent Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies.
Health Insurance Products and Services
We offer a variety of health insurance plans in our core service areas:
Western Pennsylvania (2.4 million members)
Central Pennsylvania and Lehigh Valley of Pennsylvania (1.1 million members)
Northeastern Pennsylvania (230,000 members)
West Virginia (228,000 members)
Delaware (453,000 members)
We also cooperatively market health insurance products in southeastern Pennsylvania through a joint operating agreement with Independence Blue Cross.
Our participation in the BlueCard Program offers members benefits through provider networks of other Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans nationally and worldwide.
Health-related Products and Services
Our diversified businesses also provide a broad spectrum of specialty products, such as dental insurance, and reinsurance to 50 million Americans across all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
Our diversified businesses rank among the nation's leaders in their categories:
Among the largest dental insurance carriers in the U.S.
Among the nations top stop loss carriers
Our company posted $18.8 billion consolidated revenues in 2019.
Our company is rated "A" by A.M. Best and Standard & Poor's.
Our company provided more than $17 million in contributions to create stronger, healthier communities in 2019.
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield serves the 29 counties of western Pennsylvania and 13 counties of northeastern Pennsylvania. Highmark Blue Shield serves the 21 counties of central Pennsylvania and also provides services in conjunction with a separate health plan in southeastern Pennsylvania. Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield West Virginia serves the state of West Virginia plus Washington County. Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Delaware serves the state of Delaware. Highmark Western and Northeastern New York Inc., serves eight counties in Western New York under the trade name Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York and serves 13 counties in Northeastern New York under the trade name Highmark Blue Shield of Northeastern New York. Each of these companies is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association. Blue Cross, Blue Shield and the Blue Cross and Blue Shield symbols are registered marks of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, an association of independent Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies. All references to “Highmark” in this document are references to the Highmark company that is providing the member’s health benefits or health benefit administration.
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