Independence Blue Cross

Independence-Blue-CrossCompany name: Independence Blue Cross (Independence)

Technology used to power platform: Array Health

Main Location / Headquarters: Philadelphia, PA

Founded / Exchange Launched: Exchange will debut October 2014 for January 2015 coverage

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Membership/number of lives currently on platform: Currently not available

Segment size preference (“target business size”): Employers with at least 100 employees

States of operation (if available): Available to both new and existing employer groups headquartered in the Philadelphia five-county area (Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia counties).

Are employers required to use a defined contribution: Yes

Carriers Offered: Blue Cross

Decision Support: Utilizes Array’s SmartFit decision technology; The solution will integrate with Independence’s Provider Finder system to help users select a plan based on in-network doctors, physicians, hospitals, and other health care professionals.

How does exchange get compensated: TBD

Standard or Custom Product Configuration: TBD

Do They Utilize Other Technology Company Solutions:

Single-carrier or Multi-carrier: Single