Despite its nonprofit status, Blue Shield reaps big profits and pays its executives richly—all at the expense of policyholders.

And at times, it has cheated customers. 


Recent news media coverage and my blog posts on this topic

Nonprofit Blue Shield of CA reaps biggest Obamacare profit of any US insurer, blog post

Class action accuses Blue Shield of shortchanging customers, blog post

Blue Shield faces new criticism of shortchanging consumers in California, Los Angeles Times

Departing Blue Shield CEO got $20 million, blog post

Big hike in executive pay at nonprofit Blue Shield draws state scrutiny, Los Angeles Times

Blue Shield of California Does It Again: Huge, Undisclosed Compensation Hikes for Top Brass, Nonprofit Quarterly