Blue Shield of California is a tax-paying independent member of the Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS), a national association of 36 independent community-based companies. The company strives to create a healthcare system that is sustainably affordable and worthy of its family and friends.

With over 7,500 employees, more than 4.5 million members and worth $21.8 billion in revenue, Blue Shield of California and its affiliates provide vision, dental, health, Medicare and Medicaid healthcare service plans in California.

Cancelling Blue Shield of California

Blue Shield of California can’t legally cancel your healthcare plan without your authorization. To cancel, you need to submit the monthly payment, and then get in touch with the company’s customer support to cancel the plan at the end of the month.

Follow these steps to cancel your Blue Shield of California healthcare plan:

  • Call this number: (888) 256-3650 and request to talk to an agent
  • Present your membership information and ask for a cancellation of your contract
  • Request for a confirmation email


Postal Email

The address to send the cancellation request to is:

P.O.Box 272540, Chico, CA 95927-2540

Documents/Contact details required to request cancellation

Required documents include:

  • Personal details
  • Blue shield I.D. number
  • Payment details
  • The expiry date of the health care plan


Company’s Details

Address: 601 12th Street, Oakland, CA 94607

Alternatives to Blue Shield California

Blue Shield of California’s alternatives or top competitors include:

  • Power Corporation of Canada
  • Tokio Marine
  • MS&AD Insurance Group
  • Zurich Insurance