Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona and Tucson Metro Chamber Work Together To Help Local Businesses


Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona and Tucson Metro Chamber Work Together To Help Local Businesses

PHOENIX (Nov. 24, 2015) – Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ) and Tucson Metro Chamber announced a joint effort to help employers with their health insurance needs. Together the organizations will assist Chamber members to find affordable medical coverage for their employees while meeting their budget and business goals.

“Small businesses have made it clear that access to quality, affordable health insurance for their employees is one of their biggest challenges. Through this arrangement with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona we are connecting business owners to plan options that offer good choice, access to a large network of healthcare providers, affordable rates and web-based access to information,” said Mike Varney, president and CEO, Tucson Metro Chamber.

Employers will have more than 20 plan options with different benefit offerings and deductible levels. “We hope all small business investors in the Chamber will consider plans from BCBSAZ when making company health insurance decisions,” continued Varney.

“As a local company, we understand what Arizona businesses are looking for in a competitive benefits package. Offering affordable insurance is a driver for retaining talent,” said Mike Tilton, vice president, sales, BCBSAZ. Working with the Chamber, we are able to help more employers find plans that will meet their employees’ needs.”

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About Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ), an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, is an Arizona-based health insurance company. The not-for-profit company was founded in 1939 and provides health insurance products, services or networks to 1.4 million individuals. With offices in Phoenix, Flagstaff, Tucson and the East Valley, the company employs more than 1,400 Arizonans. Follow BCBSAZ at or on Twitter at @bcbsaz to get information on health and wellness, a knowledgeable perspective on health insurance reform, and become a part of what we’re doing in your community.



About The Tucson Metro Chamber

The mission of the Tucson Metro Chamber is to promote a strong local economy resulting in business growth, ample employment and improving quality of life for all citizens. The Chamber is a membership-based business advocacy and networking organization that represents nearly 1,450 businesses, employing more than 110,000 employees in the Greater Tucson area. Small business makes up approximately 85 percent of Chamber membership, which mirrors the overall Tucson area business community.