About Us...

CareFirst, Inc. is the not-for-profit, non-stock, parent company of CareFirst of Maryland, Inc., and Group Hospitalization and Medical Services, Inc., affiliates that do business as CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield. CareFirst, Inc. is governed by a Board of Directors and special statutes regulating its business in Maryland, the District of Columbia and Northern Virginia.

Fact Sheet

  • Is the largest health care insurer in the Mid-Atlantic region, serving nearly 3.4 million members
  • Employs more than 5,200 associates in the District of Columbia, Maryland, Northern Virginia, North Carolina and West Virginia
  • Includes more than 80 percent of all providers in Maryland and National Capital Area participating in one or more of its provider networks
  • Has received 11 consecutive national Brand Excellence awards, recognizing its customer service, financial strength, membership growth and promotion of the Blue brand name
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