Premera Blue Cross is a nonprofit Blue Cross Blue Shield licensed health insurance company based in Mountlake Terrace, Washington, United States. It sells health insurance plans under the Blue Cross license in Washington state except Clark County and under both of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield licenses in Alaska. It also has affiliate health insurance operations in Washington and Oregon under the LifeWise brand. The company provides health insurance and related services to approximately 2 million people. Premera Blue Cross has operated in Washington since 1933, and in Alaska since 1957. Premera Blue Cross is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association. Premera was founded as Washington Hospital Service on May 5, 1945, and began operating in Alaska in 1957. On March 14, 1969, the companys name was changed to Blue Cross of Washington and Alaska.
Highest paying job titles at Premera Blue Cross include Medical Director, Scrum Master, and Business Intelligence Engineer