CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – In response to today’s decision that BCBSNC will continue to serve most of the State Health Plan members, Brad Wilson, President and CEO of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina offered the following statement:
“This is a good outcome for state employees and for BCBSNC. Under the new contract, we will continue to serve the great majority of State Health Plan members. Employees across our company worked hard to put together a competitive proposal emphasizing cost and quality, and we faced tough competition for this business. The state continues to have confidence in us, and that’s a testament to our commitment to the people of North Carolina. We’re proud of the service we provide and we look forward to continuing to serve state employees.”
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina is a leader in delivering innovative health care products, services and information to more than 3.6 million members, including approximately 900,000 served on behalf of other Blue Plans. For 78 years, the company has served its customers by offering health insurance at a competitive price and has served the people of North Carolina through support of community organizations, programs and events that promote good health. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina was named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute in 2012. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. Visit BCBSNC online at bcbsnc.com.