July 25, 2017 6:23 AM ET


Company Overview of Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island, Inc.

Company Overview

Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island, Inc. provides health insurance products and services. It offers medical plans, dental plans, vision plans, pharmacy benefits, and other programs and services for individuals, families, and small and large employers; Medicare coverage options, plan advisory services, Medicare plans and options, and BlueCHiP for Medicare events; and hospital quality programs. Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island, Inc. was formerly known as Blue Cross of Rhode Island and changed its name to Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island, Inc. in October 1982. The company was founded in 1939 and is based in Providence, Rhode Island.

500 Exchange Street

Providence, RI 02903-2699

United States

Founded in 1939





Key Executives for Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island, Inc.

Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Chief Administrative Officer, Executive Vice President and General Counsel
Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President
Senior Vice President of Care Integration & Management
Chief Customer Officer and Senior Vice President
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island, Inc. Key Developments

Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island Opens New Your Blue Store in East Providence

Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island has opened a new Your Blue Store in East Providence to better serve the East Bay community. The 4,300-square-foot store offers a variety of programs and classes, as well as expanded hours, to provide an enhanced level of service to members. Located at 71 Highland Avenue in East Providence, this latest Your Blue Store joins two others in Warwick and Lincoln. The East Providence Your Blue Store provides a hands-on service experience for all BCBSRI members, including a large community room to accommodate free exercise classes and community events. To help members achieve their wellness goals, the store offers onsite nurse care coordination and a host of interactive tools, including a biometrics measurement device and educational activities. The new location also features private consultation space for customers exploring medical and dental coverage options or current members working with BCBSRI nursing care coordination staff. The new Your Blue Store in East Providence offers convenient hours-- until 7 p.m. --two nights per week. The store is also staffed by a larger sales and service team, including bilingual staff.

Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island Plans to Lay Off 80 Employees

Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island has announced that it plans to lay off 80 employees. About 130 company employees will shift to become employees of Dell Inc. over the next 18 months. Eighty employees will be terminated with benefits packages after the transition period.

Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island Announces the Retirement of President and CEO Peter Andruszkiewicz, Effective May 1, 2016

Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island announced that the company's president and CEO, Peter Andruszkiewicz, will retire effective May 1, 2016.

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