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Blue Shield Releases 2016 Mission Report

SAN FRANCISCO (May 22, 2017) — Blue Shield of California today released its annual Mission Report, which summarizes the company’s results for 2016 and demonstrates the nonprofit health plan’s commitment to advancing its mission. The report also details the company’s three fundamental obligations as a nonprofit: be truly mission driven, be a good corporate citizen and be good stewards of our resources.

Blue Shield’s mission is to ensure all Californians have access to high-quality health care at an affordable price. To learn more about how Blue Shield is working to fulfill its mission, please visit

About Blue Shield of California
Blue Shield of California, an independent member of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, is a nonprofit health plan with 4 million members, 6,800 employees and more than $17 billion in annual revenue. Founded in 1939 and headquartered in San Francisco, Blue Shield of California and its affiliates provide health, dental, vision, Medicaid and Medicare health care service plans in California. The company’s mission is to ensure all Californians have access to high-quality care at an affordable price. Blue Shield has contributed more than $450 million to Blue Shield of California Foundation since 2002. Contact your local agent or broker about Blue Shield of California products and services, or visit