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  1. 1.7M doctors in the network nationwide
    Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Provider Data Repository, December 2018.
  2. 46% of consumers use telehealth to replace canceled appointments
    McKinsey & Company, “Telehealth: A quarter-trillion-dollar post-COVID-19 reality?,” May 2020.
  3. 46% of employers expect to reduce out-of-pocket costs in 2021 using high-value services
    Willis Towers Watson, “Steering employees toward highest-quality affordable care,” April 3, 2020.
  4. 34% of healthcare costs come from newly high-cost patients
    Prealize Health, “If you could see tomorrow, what would you change today?
  5. 50% of employers are budgeting to create an employee experience strategy this year
    EX Leaders Network, “Employee Experience 2020,” 2019.

Choice

  1. Over 4.7K providers in the network across Alaska
    Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alaska, based on 2020 Health Care Delivery System provider data.
  2. 1.7M doctors in the network nationwide
    Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Provider Data Repository, December 2018.
  3. 78K in-network dentists available nationwide
    Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alaska, based on 2021 Health Care Delivery System provider data.

Access

  1. 76% of consumers are now interested in using telehealth going forward
    McKinsey & Company, “Telehealth: A quarter-trillion-dollar post-COVID-19 reality?,” May 2020.
  2. $9.1K average savings per member using the travel program
    Savings based on Premera Health Care Economic calculations, 2020.
  3. 387K behavioral health providers in our national network 
    Premera Blue Cross, based on 2021 Health Care Delivery System provider data.

Value

  1. 13.5M patient discharges and $348B in in-hospital charges annually through the types of specialty care procedures offered in PDCOE
    BCBSA data, BDC/BDC+ eligible facilities vs. relevant comparison group. Results based on most recent designation cycle for each specialty. Savings based on total episode cost.
  2. 93% of physicians believe that mobile apps can enhance patients’ health
    Health Works Collective, “Mobile Medical Apps: A Game Changing Healthcare Innovation.”
  3. $327B in estimated annual costs are attributed to diagnosed diabetes in the U.S.
    American Diabetes Association. Economic Costs of Diabetes in the U.S. in 2017. Diabetes Care 2018;41(5):917-928. PubMed abstractexternal icon.

Innovation

  1. 57% accuracy in forecasting high-cost claimants
    Premera Blue Cross, based on 2018 modeling data.
  2. 76% of consumers are now interested in using telehealth going forward
    McKinsey & Company, “Telehealth: A quarter-trillion-dollar post-COVID-19 reality?,” May 2020.
  3. 79% of respondents perceived telemedicine as more convenient in terms of scheduling
    Health Technology Net. The Cost of Savings of Telemedicine.

Experience

  1. 93% of physicians believe that mobile apps can enhance patients’ health
    Health Works Collective, “Mobile Medical Apps: A Game Changing Healthcare Innovation.”
  2. 77% of companies focus on employee experience to increase retention
    LinkedIn Talent Solutions, “2020 Global Talent Trends.”
  3. 76% of consumers expect companies to understand their needs and expectations
    Forbes, “100 Stats On Digital Transformation And Customer Experience,” 2019.