We Cover What Matters


Happy, healthy lives - for you and your family. There's not much that matters more. Since 1936, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama has provided peace of mind to our members by delivering access to quality, affordable healthcare in a caring manner. As an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, we are a trusted name in the healthcare industry.


We Cover Alabamians ... and More


We are proud to be number one in providing healthcare benefits in Alabama, and we have a growing national footprint as well. We cover over 3 million members, including 2.1 million Alabamians and an additional 920,000 nationwide. We have been chosen by over 19,000 employers groups as their health insurer, from small business owners in Alabama to some of the largest corporations in the nation - They all count on us to administer their health, dental and pharmacy programs. So do thousands of individuals throughout the state.


We Deliver Value


We are one of the most efficient health insurers in the entire industry, providing the best value for our member's healthcare dollar. Among the 50 states, in 2015, Alabama had the 4th lowest average family premium among employers in all 50 states. And we invest over 92 cents of every premium dollar on medical care.


We Truly Care


In addition to this strong level of commitment to our members, we are also dedicated to giving back to the community. As a corporation, we strive to improve the health and well-being of Alabamians by investing in charitable organizations across the state. Our employees are also tremendous supporters of United Way and devote personal time and financial resources to numerous charitable efforts in the community.


We Have the Best Employees


Our employees are our greatest asset, and their commitment to providing our members the best service possible is the key to our success. Along with our Healthcare Business Solutions (HBS) affiliates - Cahaba Government Benefit Administrators (Cahaba) and Cahaba Safeguard Administrators (CSA) - we employ over 3,600 people. We're headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, with service and satellite offices throughout the state. Our HBS affiliates also have offices in other states, including CSA - Iowa and North Carolina, Cahaba - Georgia and Mississippi.