Massachusetts Nongroup Health Plan Membership Highlights


2003 2004
Membership in Nongroup Health Plans 1 55,53855,421

Membership in Nongroup Guaranteed Issue Health Plans:
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Massachusetts, Inc.(excluding HMO Blue)29,99133,051
Commercial Carriers 7357
Health Maintenance Organizations 12,66211,812

TOTAL 42,72644,920

Membership in Nongroup Guaranteed Issue Health Plans offered Only on a Group Conversion Basis:
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Massachusetts, Inc.NANA
Commercial Carriers7862
Health Maintenance OrganizationsNANA

TOTAL 7862

Membership in Closed Nongroup Health Plans:
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Massachusetts, Inc.(excluding HMO Blue)5,5504,518
Commercial Carriers5,1374,256
Health Maintenance Organizations2,0471,665

TOTAL 12,73410,439

GRAND TOTAL 55,53855,421

Dec 2003 Dec 2004
Carriers Offering Nongroup Guaranteed Issue Health Plans
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Massachusetts, Inc.11
Commercial Carriers76
Health Maintenance Organizations89

GRAND TOTAL: 1616

Carriers Insuring Massachusetts Residents in
"Closed" Nongroup Health Plans
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Massachusetts, Inc.11
Commercial Carriers3332
Health Maintenance Organizations77

GRAND TOTAL: 4140

1Membership statistics are based on the 2004 Membership Reports currently on file with the Division of Insurance ("Division").