Anthem Blue Cross has operated in California since 2004, but the company traces its roots to the 1930s, when Blue Cross of Northern California and Blue Cross of Southern California were founded.
As a CaliforniaChoice member, you will have access to Anthem’s broad health care provider network, the largest in the country and in California.
CaliforniaChoice members can select from 19 plan options:
Trust Anthem Blue Cross to make a difference
Our plans offer choices and meet Affordable Care Act requirements.
Who we are
Anthem, Inc. is one of the largest health benefits companies in the United States. Through its affiliated health plans, Anthem companies deliver a number of leading health benefit solutions through a broad portfolio of integrated health care plans and related services, along with a wide range of specialty products such as life and disability insurance benefits, dental, vision, behavioral health benefit services, as well as long term care insurance and flexible spending accounts. With local service and the value of the Blue Cross brand, we have been committed to ensuring our members have access to affordable health benefits for over 80 years.
Strong product portfolio offers choice to our customers
Our Anthem portfolio of plans, including HMO, PPO, EPO and CDHP/PPO, are designed to be the best health care value in our industry. All plans meet federal and state compliance laws, manage total cost of care through network, clinical and product design solutions, and provide choice in flexibility. This means CaliforniaChoice® customers receive essential health benefits (EHBs) including:
as well as other features needed to comply with the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
Superior network strength means extra savings and convenience:
Online support for members
Get the most out of your health plan! All Anthem Blue Cross members are encouraged to register for our website, www.anthem.com/ca or download our new digital platform, Sydney Health, on your device. You'll be able to:
Don't forget to download our mobile app - available for Androids and Apple phones.
Integrated care management programs and tools - when you need it
Anthem Blue View VisionSM - Adult routine eye exams are covered in all plans to maintain eye health.
24/7 NurseLineSM - speak to a registered nurse for general health questions.
Condition Care, which supports the management of chronic conditions through a personalized action plan from a nurse coach and team of specialists.
MyHealth Advantage, which identifies gaps in care and potential health risks, as well as providing confidential suggestions to improve health.
Behavioral Health support - offers immediate mental health care and information.
Virtual Care - see a doctor 24/7, 365 days a year from their home or office. Members can find virtual care through the Sydney HealthSM app, which is free to download from the App Store® or Google PlayTM.
Employee Assistance Program with Emotional Well - being resource - Help with everyday life issues, plus extra emotional support with three no-cost Virtual care Online counseling visits.
Digital Maternity Support, where expectant parents have access to pregnancy tools and resources, as well as personalized support, early intervention, online and mobile engagement, and extra help for those who are high risk. Includes free breastfeeding support with virtual visits through our online provider, LiveHealth Online.
AIM Specialty Health® programs, which guide providers and members to appropriate care for many common services and procedures.
Quick care options to help members understand where to go when they need care right away. Case Management to support members who are hospitalized or have a serious illness.
Anthem Blue Cross, through CaliforniaChoice, offers you ACA-compliant health plan options, with all of the traditional advantages of Anthem built in!
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Download the PDF with full health plan information about all Anthem Blue Cross plansView Available Plans
Anthem Blue Cross delivers health insurance coverage to millions of Californians.
WIth one of the largest PPO networks in the country, members have access to thousands of doctors and specialists, including more than 60,000 in California.
You have access to online cost and care finder tools through Anthem's mobile app so it's easy to compare for common services and procedures.
Born and raised in California, CaliforniaChoice celebrates that each and every one of us is different, with our own unique health care needs. We embrace those differences because we're different, too. Our program gives your employees the freedom to choose the health plan they want.