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Premera Blue Cross

Premera Blue Cross

(800) 592-6804

Premera Blue Cross

71 years in business
Headquarters

PO Box 3048
Spokane, WA 99220-3048

Fax Numbers
  • (509) 252-7056
Additional Phone Numbers
  • (800) 722-1471
  • (800) 508-4722
  • (800) 596-3440
  • (509) 252-7262
  • (509) 736-1578
Additional Email Addresses
  • chris.eck@premera.com
Additional Website Addresses
  • http://www.lifewiseor.com
  • http://www.lifewisehealth.com
BBB File Opened: 01/01/1955
Business Started: 05/09/1945
Business Started Locally: 05/09/1945
Business Incorporated: 05/09/1945 in WA
Business Management
  • Principal: Ms. Chris Eck, Senior Manager
  • Mrs. Kimberly Thorp, Team Leader, C&A
  • Mark Charpentier, President
  • Mr. Majd El'azma, President
  • Mr. Rick Grover, President
Contact Information
  • Principal: Ms. Chris Eck, Senior Manager
  • Mrs. Kimberly Thorp, Team Leader, C&A
  • Mark Charpentier, President
  • Mr. Majd El'azma, President
  • Mr. Rick Grover, President
Business Category
  • Insurance Companies
  • Insurance Services

Additional Information
  • According to information provided to BBB, Premera Blue Cross has been the target of a cyberattack.

    Premera states consumers' personal information may have been compromised; the attackers may have accessed names, dates of birth, addresses, Social Security numbers, medical claims information and back account information.

    Premera is offering two years of free identity protection and credit monitoring services to those affected.

    Consumers affected by the breach will be notified by Premera via mail. The company will not email or make unsolicited phone calls regarding the breach. Consumers who believe they may have been affected may contact the company at 800-768-5817.

    Consumers who have been contacted and asked to provide personal information are encouraged to report the experience to their local State Attorney General's office.

    For more information, please visit premeraupdate.com.

Alternate Business Names
  • LifeWise Health Plan of Washington
  • LifeWise Health Plan of Oregon
  • LifeWise Student Insurance
  • Premera
  • Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alaska
  • Lifewise
  • Lifewise Health Insurance
  • Lifewise Assurance Company
  • N C A S Northwest Inc
  • Lifewise Administrators
  • Northstar Administrators

Licensing, Bonding or Registration
This business is in an industry that may require professional licensing, bonding or registration. BBB encourages you to check with the appropriate agency to be certain any requirements are currently being met.
Number of Employees: 
2,850

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BBB Reason for Ratings

BBB rating is based on 13 factors: Get the details about the factors considered.

Factors that affect the rating for Premera Blue Cross include:

  • 7 complaint(s) filed against business that were not resolved

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Premera Blue Cross

THIS BUSINESS IS NOT BBB ACCREDITED

Premera Blue Cross

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