Annual Report Archives
View past CareFirst, Inc. (CareFirst) annual reports, which include information about its Maryland Affiliate (CareFirst of Maryland, Inc.) and its National Capital Area Affiliate (Group Hospitalization and Medical Services, Inc.).
With the goal of slowing rising health care costs, new programs were launched in 2010. Among these programs were:
- Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH), designed to improve the care of CareFirst's sickest members by improving their health and lowering cost of the individuals who create 60 percent of medical costs that the company pays out.
- HealthyBlue, a new health plan that gives members more control over their health costs and rewards for health and is being expanded for the coming year.
Additionally, in 2010, CareFirst donated $56 million to more than 300 local organizations that benefit the region served.
CareFirst's mission to provide affordable and accessible health insurance, as well as to assist and support public and private health care initiatives for individuals without health insurance, has driven core technology advancements.
2008 marked the start of a large-scale investment in technology. In 2009, CareFirst:
- Continued progress in the technology facelift aimed to help improve customer service and efficiency over time.
- Focused efforts toward shaping HealthyBlue, a new collection of products that will provide financial rewards for members who work with their primary care physician to stay healthy.
- Dedicated energy to the CareFirst Commitment goal of gift-giving that promotes lasting and productive change for the health care system and community.
The CareFirst, Inc (CareFirst) annual report includes information about its Maryland Affiliate (CareFirst of Maryland, Inc.) and its National Capital Area Affiliate (Group Hospitalization and Medical Services, Inc.).