Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois Achieves "Highest Member Satisfaction among Commercial Health Plans in Illinois/Indiana Region, Six Years in a Row"
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) ranks highest in member satisfaction* for a sixth consecutive year, according to a J.D. Power and Associates study.
The J.D. Power 2013 Member Health Plan StudySM measured satisfaction among 33,000 members of 136 commercial health plans in 17 regions throughout the United States by examining seven key factors: coverage and benefits, provider choice, information and communication, claims processing, statements, customer service and approval process.
In 2013, BCBSIL achieved a score of 712 — eight points higher than the average satisfaction index score of 704 in the Illinois-Indiana region. BCBSIL has achieved the highest satisfaction ranking for six consecutive years.
While so much in the health care industry is changing, BCBSIL has strived to maintain its commitment to stand with its members in sickness and health. The J.D. Power recognition comes as BCBSIL prepares to reach out to thousands of potential members shopping for health insurance on the new exchanges (also referred to as the health insurance marketplace) this year.
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* Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois received the highest numerical score among commercial health plans in the Illinois/Indiana region in the proprietary J.D. Power and Associates 2008-2013 U.S. Member Health Plan StudiesSM. 2013 study based on 33,533 total member responses, measuring seven plans in the Illinois/Indiana region (excludes Medicare and Medicaid). Proprietary study results are based on experiences and perceptions of members surveyed December 2012-January 2013. Your experiences may vary. Visit jdpower.com .