Headquartered in Columbia and operating in South Carolina for nearly 75 years, BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association. The only South Carolina-owned and operated health insurance carrier, BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina takes great pride in its local roots and has a well-deserved reputation as an outstanding corporate citizen. It is also one of the state’s largest employers. As the only health insurer operating in all customer segments, the organization focuses on providing security and stability to a diverse roster of employer members through meeting their unique health insurance needs. This translates into a wide range of member benefits and a breadth of health insurance product offerings. Moreover, the company continues to work closely with providers in finding solutions that improve care while reducing cost. Its consistency of excellence year after year continues to draw national attention, as once again BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina was awarded AM Best's A+ rating (AM Best A+ rating as of December 2020). For the most recent rating information, visit www.ambest.com.