BlueCross BlueShield


For 80 years BlueCross BlueShield of Minnesota has made a healthy difference in people’s lives. A not-for-profit, taxable organization, BlueCross was chartered in 1933 as Minnesota’s first health plan. Blue Cross continues to carry out its charter mission today as a health company: to promote a wider, more economical and timely availability of health services for the people of Minnesota.

Nearly 2.6 million people depend on BlueCross and BlueShield of Minnesota to manage their health needs. BlueCross is the largest health insurance plan in the state, with members located throughout the Twin Cities and across Greater Minnesota. BlueCross provides customized solutions for a range of different customers, including individuals; employers; and federal, state and local governments.

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, which serves 100 million members in the United States