About Us

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ) is committed to helping Arizonans get healthier faster and stay healthier longer. With a focus on connecting people with the care they need, BCBSAZ offers health insurance and related services to nearly 1.5 million customers. BCBSAZ, a not-for-profit company, is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association. The company employs nearly 1,500 people in its Phoenix, Chandler, Flagstaff and Tucson offices.

BCBSAZ Board of Directors

Alton J. Washington, Chairman of the Board
Rebecca L. Burnham, Vice Chairman of the Board
Kathleen H. Goeppinger, Ph.D., Secretary

Mara G. Aspinall
Robert B. Bulla
Dan C. Coleman
Lattie F. Coor, Ph.D.
Richard H. Dozer
Edmundo E. Hidalgo
Kay J. McKay
Harry A. Papp, C.F.A.
James S. Pignatelli
William J. Post
Barbara J. Ralston
Thomas C. Rothe, M.D.
Gary L. Trujillo


To provide the best value in health insurance and related health services to improve the quality of life for Arizonans


We will be recognized as Arizona’s trusted and effective leader in health insurance and related health services operating as an independent, not-for-profit, local Blue Cross Blue Shield Plan.


  • We keep our promises
  • We take pride in doing the right thing
  • We treat others the way we want to be treated
  • We are responsible stewards of our customers’ premium dollars
  • We are responsible for maintaining BCBSAZ’s heritage of service to the customer and community

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Awards & Recognition

BCBSAZ outreach, employee contributions and health initiatives have a tremendous impact on the communities where we live and work. We are proud of our efforts to improve the lives of Arizonans, and the recognition we receive reinforces that BCBSAZ is a great place to work! View a few of the recent awards we have received.

Meet our Executive Team

The BCBSAZ executive team represents a unique and diverse array of backgrounds and healthcare experience. This enables us to find new and innovative ways to bring technology and teamwork together to transform health care in Arizona. Learn more about our executive team.


Careers at BCBSAZ

Make a difference in the healthcare industry with a career at BCBSAZ. Learn what it is like to work at BCBSAZ, and view available career opportunities.

Customer Satisfaction

In BCBSAZ's most recent satisfaction surveys, group customers and GBAs gave us high marks for service. View our most recent group customer satisfaction results.


BCBSAZ Continues to Address the Evolving Needs of its Members

In 1933, when the first Blue Cross baby was born, the entire cost of her delivery and her mother’s 10-day hospital stay totaled just $60! Today, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona remains committed to providing the best value in health insurance and improving the quality of life for all Arizonans.

View BCBSAZ's evolution through the years.


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