Who we are
Highmark Inc. is a national diversified health and wellness company based in Pittsburgh that serves 33.5 million people across the United States through its businesses in health insurance, dental insurance, vision care and information technology. Our company, which has approximately 20,000 employees, is among the largest health insurers in the U.S. and the fourth-largest Blue Cross and Blue Shield-affiliated company.
We operate health insurance plans in Pennsylvania, Delaware and West Virginia that serve 5.2 million members. We also offer health and wellness products to clients with employees throughout the country, and we are a recognized leader in reinsurance. In addition, we operate more than 620 optical retail stores (Visionworks) and five U.S.-based eyewear manufacturing facilities. Highmark is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, an association of independent Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies.Health insurance products and services
We also cooperatively market health insurance products in northeastern Pennsylvania and in southeastern Pennsylvania through joint operating agreements with Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania and Independence Blue Cross, respectively. We serve some 400,000 members in these regions.
Our national health business includes administration of self-funded groups, third-party administration, network access arrangements, claims processing and other services on behalf of Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans throughout the country. Our participation in the BlueCard Program offers members benefits through provider networks of other Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans nationally and worldwide.
Health-related products and services
Our diversified businesses also provide a broad spectrum of specialty products, such as dental insurance, vision care and supplemental health programs to millions of customers throughout the United States.
Our diversified businesses rank among the nation's leaders in their categories: