Mission and values

At Blue Shield of California, we're eager to create a healthcare system that is worthy of our family and friends and sustainably affordable. To do that, we put our mission and values front and center.

Each year, in our annual Mission Report, we look back at what we've done to advance our mission and look forward to our plans for the years to come. See the Mission Report (PDF, 9.8 MB).

Our mission

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

Our values

  • Human
  • Honest
  • Courageous

Acting with integrity

To learn more about how we conduct business, download Blue Shield of California's Code of Conduct (PDF, 1.9MB). 

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). 

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