The goal of the Health of America Initiative is to improve healthcare quality and affordability for all Americans. The initiative consists of three strategic components that use data to identify trends and provide insights into the healthcare system.

The Health of America Report

Utilizing best-in-class data and expert analysis, the Health of America Report communicates key insights and trends that support quality, affordable healthcare for all Americans. The Health of America Report is a collaboration between the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association and Blue Health Intelligence.

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BCBS Health Index

The Blue Cross Blue Shield Health Index uses claims from 40 million of our members, with all identifying information removed for privacy protection, to create a unique and comprehensive measurement of the state of Americans' health. This information helps pinpoint where policymakers, doctors and hospitals, and business leaders can focus efforts and allocate resources to make the most positive change in Americans' overall health.

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BCBS Alliance for Health Research

The Blue Cross Blue Shield Alliance for Health Research allows top researchers from around the country to use Blue Cross Blue Shield data, in a secure environment and with all identifying information removed, to explore key research questions in healthcare. The researchers involved in the BCBS Alliance for Health Research come together periodically to share insights and discuss critical health and healthcare system issues, helping advance improvements in healthcare for Americans.

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The Blue Cross Blue Shield Association is an association of 36 independent, locally operated Blue Cross and/or Blue Shield companies.