October 25, 2016 11:31 AM ET


Company Overview of Capital BlueCross Inc.

Company Overview

Capital BlueCross Inc., together with subsidiaries, provides health insurance products and services to groups and individuals in Pennsylvania. It offers individual and family health plans, Medicare, individual short term plans, children's health insurance programs, international health plans, wellness plans, and pet insurance. The company also offers healthcare coverage plans and stop-loss insurance, health maintenance organization coverages, and a range of supplement insurance products; and data analytics and digital health technologies. Capital BlueCross Inc. was formerly known as Capital Hospital Service, Inc. and changed its name to Capital BlueCross Inc. in January 1965. The company was...

2500 Elmerton Avenue

Susquehanna Township

Harrisburg, PA 17177-9799

United States

Founded in 1937





Key Executives for Capital BlueCross Inc.

Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President and Treasurer
Executive Vice President of Business Platforms & Solutions and Chief Executive Officer of Geneia
Chief Compliance Officer and Senior Vice President of Risk Management
Vice President and General Counsel
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Capital BlueCross Inc. Key Developments

Capital BlueCross Inc. Announces Introduces BlueJourney HMO and BlueJourney PPO Medicare Advantage Options for 2017

Capital BlueCross announced Medicare Advantage plan options for 2017 featuring lower premiums, lower out-of-pocket costs and expanded benefits. The locally-based health insurer's BlueJourney HMO and BlueJourney PPO plans are available to Medicare-eligible individuals within its 21-county Pennsylvania service area. Capital BlueCross is offering three BlueJourney HMO plan options and two BlueJourney PPO plan options. Features common to many of the plans include: Affordable monthly premiums (BlueJourney HMO plans with premiums as low as $0); One of the area's largest networks of doctors and hospitals; Primary care visits as low as $5; No deductibles to satisfy before medical and prescription drug benefits begin; Monthly allowance for over-the-counter drugs; Expanded dental benefits for 2017; Routine vision and hearing benefits including a hearing aid allowance; 100% coverage with no copays for preventive screenings and immunizations including pneumonia and flu shots. Additionally, BlueJourney HMO and BlueJourney PPO plans include: Free membership at a Silver&Fit® fitness club or two free Silver&Fit home fitness kits; A televisit benefit that enables customers to use a smartphone, tablet or computer to see a doctor anytime, from anywhere, for common health problems (BlueJourney PPO only); 24/7 access to Nurse Line, which connects customers to a Registered Nurse or to recorded information on more than 1,100 health topics. The BlueJourney HMO and BlueJourney PPO Medicare Advantage plan names are replacing the company's SeniorBlue HMO and SeniorBlue PPO Medicare Advantage plan names. This change has no impact on Medicare beneficiaries who are currently enrolled in SeniorBlue HMO and SeniorBlue PPO plans. Following the initial enrollment period, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) annual enrollment period, October 15 to December 7, allows individual Medicare beneficiaries to enroll in or change a Medicare Advantage or Part D plan with a January 1, 2017 effective date.

Capital Bluecross Appoints Scott Frank as New Chief Information Officer

Capital BlueCross announced Scott Frank as the company's new chief information officer. Frank comes to Capital BlueCross from Aetna/Coventry Health Care in Pittsburgh, where he served as executive director of information technology. Frank will manage a team of professionals and ensure the technology needs of Capital BlueCross are met to the highest standard. He will also partner with business areas to implement innovative technology solutions to best serve the customer.

Ritter Insurance Marketing Signs FMO Contract with Capital BlueCross to Sell Individual Medicare Advantage Plans Through External Insurance Agents

Ritter Insurance Marketing on September 16, 2015, signed a Field Marketing Organization (FMO) agreement with Capital BlueCross of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, that allows contracted external insurance agents to market Capital BlueCross individual Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug (MAPD) and Medicare Supplement products beginning October 1 for the 2016 plan year. The terms of the agreement were not released. Agents are eligible to sell these products as long as they are licensed with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, appointed by Capital BlueCross, and successfully complete Capital's compliance and product certification. Capital BlueCross offers Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug plans in Adams, Berks, Centre, Columbia, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Fulton, Juniata, Lancaster, Lebanon, Lehigh, Mifflin, Montour, Northampton, Northumberland, Perry, Schuylkill, Snyder, Union, and York counties.

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