Working Towards Affordability Together

The healthcare affordability crisis has already reached an economic, social and political tipping point. Healthcare costs continue to rise to unsustainable levels, with premium increases far outpacing inflation. Since 2002, health insurance premiums have increased more than four times California’s Consumer Price Index (CPI).

As a not-for-profit health plan, Blue Shield of California is guided by our mission to provide access to high-quality health care at an affordable price. Our broad organizational focus is driving material change in healthcare cost and quality through pioneering initiatives developed in partnership with providers and clients.

Listen to Paul Markovich, CEO of Blue Shield of California, discuss the primary factors driving the increasing costs and what urgently needs to be done to find solutions.

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