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Mary Danielson, APR
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only. Any other inquiries should be directed
to BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
Customer Service at 1-800-565-9140

BlueCross and Our Members – By the Numbers

BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee is a not-for-profit health plan founded in 1945. Today, we serve 3.4 million people across the state and around the country.

As the state’s largest health plan, we:

  • Paid more than 328,000 claims per day, totaling $11.6 billion in member care, in 2014
  • Serve more than 12,000 companies as the health insurer of choice in Tennessee
  • Offer access to more than 25,000 physicians statewide
  • Have quality improvement measures in more than two-thirds of our existing provider contracts

And we demonstrate our commitment to the communities we serve by:

How BlueCross Performs

Learn more about our corporate performance, community impact, and diversity efforts by downloading our annual reports.


How BlueCross Spends Premium Dollars

On average, at least 87 cents of every premium dollar goes to direct medical care.


How Strong Reserves Protect our Members

Most of our reserves are legally required, and our financial strength is our members' security.