As a nonprofit health plan, Blue Shield of California is guided by our mission and values, which encourage innovation and focus our efforts on transforming the current healthcare system into one that is worthy of our family and friends.

To learn more about how Blue Shield is working to fulfill its mission and improve the healthcare system in California and beyond, please see our Mission Report.

Our mission

To ensure all Californians have access to high-quality health care at an affordable price.

Our values




Acting with integrity

To learn more about how we conduct business, download Blue Shield of California's Code of Conduct (PDF, 1.1MB). 

Although Blue Shield is a nonprofit, we adhere to best practices in corporate governance. For more information about our board of directors and Blue Shield’s senior leaders, visit our Leadership page.  

For more information on our financial performance, as well as our executive compensation summary, visit our Financials page.

Equal employment opportunity

To learn more about our Equal Employment Opportunity policy, download our EEO Statement (PDF, 481 KB).