Highmark health insurance was established in 1996 when two Pennsylvania Blue Cross and Blue Shield licensees came together as one. The company operates as a Pennsylvania nonprofit hospital plans as well as a nonprofit professional health service plan. Since its creation, Highmark has grown to become one of the largest health insurers in the United States, providing health care to millions of Americans.
Highmark companies include Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield, Highmark Blue Shield, Mountain State Blue Cross & Blue Shield, Keystone Health Plan West, Highmark Health Insurance Company, and Highmark Senior Resources. These companies provide health insurance to residents of Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia.
The Highmark health insurance companies use their programs, products and services to further their mission. Highmark declares its values as being united in its mission, dedicated to excellence, committed to integrity and focused on their customers, employees and communities. The company has adopted a diversity and inclusion initiative in order to capitalize on the strengths of diversity and the benefits of an inclusive work environment.
Highmark health insurance operates with personal and professional principles of integrity. The company asserts its principles as being honest and forthright, observing laws and regulations, in addition to operating with ethical behavior. The company identifies customer, provider and supplier relations as a cornerstone of their business.