HCL Awards 2012: Insurance Provider, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona

Awards & Events | 1 Mar, 2012 |

Insurance Provider

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona

HCL Awards 2012 - Blue Cross Blue ShieldBlue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ) is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, which consists of 39 independent Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans, covering nearly one-third of all Americans. The not-for-profit company provides health insurance products, services or networks to more than 1 million individuals in Arizona.

BCBSAZ is continuously looking for ways to the improve quality of life for all Arizonans, while controlling rising healthcare costs. The company focuses on providing the best value in health insurance by automating processes, streamlining business operations and implementing continuous operational improvement activities. In partnership with physicians, BCBSAZ also helps customers manage complex conditions and provides ongoing education that enables them to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

BCBSAZ contributed more than $1 million in the Valley of the Sun United Way’s 2010/2011 campaign. BCBSAZ’s cornerstone community program is Walk On!, which is the first step in helping to reduce the incidence of obesity among children in the state of Arizona. Walk On! is a grassroots program that challenges fifth-graders to be physically active every day during a given period of time. Walk On! also has become a model program for Blue plans nationwide.



Bret Morris

Health Net of Arizona, Inc.

HCL Awards 2012 - Bret MorrisMorris is focused on providing health care solutions to the people of Arizona ‚Äî offering products that consumers can afford. The company has grown by 45 percent in his first year as president. Health Net ExcelCare – the state’s first tailored HMO product that provides an affordable health care option for employers and employees – was launched during Morris’ first year. Morris also champions charities. Health Net of Arizona, Inc. donated $10,000 to the Tucson Tragedy Fund and Health Net of Arizona associates support numerous non-profit organizations with their time, talent and financial giving.



Helene Gingiss

Solutions 4 Seniors

HCL Awards 2012 - Helene GingissGingiss, president of Solutions 4 Seniors, has helped thousands of seniors locate the appropriate insurance and has lifted the bar on being a medical insurance advisor. Gingiss has developed a consulting approach to Medicare education and has helped SCAN Health Plan become the fastest-growing HMO in Arizona. In her five years as a medical advisor, Gingiss has proven that she is committed to helping seniors secure the most cost-effective medical insurance possible with integrity, impeccable customer service, and professionalism.

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