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Transforming Healthcare

Good healthcare is more than treating people when they are sick. It empowers people to stay well. That is why we strive to meet people where they are—in their health journeys and in their communities. We deliver the resources and care they need when they need it.

We address health challenges people face through advocacy and innovation. We build partnerships and invest in solutions that improve access to care; support good physical, mental and financial health; reduce overall healthcare costs and advance health equity.

As a not-for-profit healthcare company serving more than 3.5M members, we are uniquely positioned to bring long-awaited change to the healthcare industry and to make a meaningful difference in the communities we serve. And so, we will.


Community Impact

Championing the right to access affordable, quality care and improving health equity for all we serve.

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Complete Care

Supporting people’s complete health and well-being – physically, mentally and emotionally.

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Innovative Solutions

Creating solutions that drive better outcomes through innovative partnerships, data and technology.

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Advocacy & Public Policy

Collaborating with policymakers to remove barriers and create incentives to place care at the forefront.

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Top Stories

Making a Difference in 2022

In 2022, CareFirst contributed $24 million to support 358 nonprofit organizations and 400,000 individuals throughout Maryland, Northern Virginia, and Washington, D.C.

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Investing in Behavioral Health with Nearly $8 Million in Grants

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Destiny-Simone Ramjohn, Ph.D., Vice President of Community Health and Social Impact at CareFirst, spoke with WTOP News about CareFirst’s recent grant investment of nearly $8 million in behavioral health programming throughout the mid-Atlantic region.

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New Tool Offers Connection To Free, Low-Cost Social Services

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CareFirst is working with findhelp to connect members, employees, and residents in Maryland, Washington, D.C., and parts of Northern Virginia—regardless of whether they are a CareFirst member—to free or reduced-cost social and health services.

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Health Policy Forum: The Future of D.C.'s Healthcare Workforce

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Earlier this year, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield (CareFirst) sponsored the DC Chamber of Commerce Health Policy Forum. The virtual event brought together policymakers, healthcare institutions, the provider community, human resource professionals and private sector companies to explore the future of Washington, D.C.'s healthcare workforce.

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Medicaid Check-In: Partnerships in Maryland to Keep our Community Covered

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Starting in April 2023, Maryland has resumed eligibility reviews (redeterminations), which will take place over 12 months. To ensure continuity of coverage for those who remain eligible for Medicaid and those who do not, partnership and collaboration between and among federal and state governments, Medicaid Managed Care Organizations (MCOs), health insurance exchanges, providers, and community partners is necessary.

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