Massachusetts Nongroup Health Plan Membership Highlights

2002 2003
Membership in Nongroup Health Plans 1 52,19855,387

Membership in Nongroup Guaranteed Issue Health Plans:
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Massachusetts, Inc.(excluding HMO Blue)24,91829,991
Commercial Carriers 7573
Health Maintenance Organizations 11,93312,662

TOTAL 36,92642,726

Membership in Nongroup Guaranteed Issue Health Plans offered Only on a Group Conversion Basis:
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Massachusetts, Inc.NANA
Commercial Carriers4778
Health Maintenance OrganizationsNANA

TOTAL 4778

Membership in Closed Nongroup Health Plans:
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Massachusetts, Inc.(excluding HMO Blue)6,5555,550
Commercial Carriers6,1294,986
Health Maintenance Organizations2,5412,047

TOTAL 15,22512,583

GRAND TOTAL 52,19855,387

Dec 2002 Dec 2003
Carriers Offering Nongroup Guaranteed Issue Health Plans
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Massachusetts, Inc.11
Commercial Carriers76
Health Maintenance Organizations88

GRAND TOTAL: 1615

Carriers Insuring Massachusetts Residents in
"Closed" Nongroup Health Plans
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Massachusetts, Inc.11
Commercial Carriers3833
Health Maintenance Organizations76

GRAND TOTAL: 4640

1Membership statistics are based on the 2003 Membership Reports currently on file with the Division of Insurance ("Division").