Anthem Named As Top Insurer in State by Readers of New Hampshire Business Review

For the 6th straight year, Health Plan Wins a Best of Business Award

MANCHESTER, N.H.--()--For the sixth year in a row, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in New Hampshire has captured the top spot in the health insurer category in the annual Best of Business (BOB) program from New Hampshire Business Review.

“Our associates come to work each day with a singular focus on serving our customers and their families. This recognition really is a testament to their hard work and dedication.”

“The BOBs have really become the standard of excellence in New Hampshire’s business community and we congratulate Anthem for once again gaining the top spot,” said Jeff Feingold, editor of New Hampshire Business Review.

Mr. Feingold noted that the 2013 contest, which honors the best of NH business in over 90 categories, attracted more than 4,000 total votes, the most ever in the six year history of the awards. “The mission of the BOB Awards is to find the Granite State's exceptional businesses: the ones that offer the best service and pay attention to details, that have the most helpful and eager employees. In other words, BOB-winning businesses offer nothing less than outstanding products and services,” he added.

“We’re thrilled and honored to be recognized as a BOB award winner once again,” said Lisa M. Guertin, president, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in New Hampshire. “Our associates come to work each day with a singular focus on serving our customers and their families. This recognition really is a testament to their hard work and dedication.” Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in New Hampshire is the state’s largest health insurance carrier, having done business in the Granite State since 1942. The plan insures about 500,000 members through its individual, group, and senior health benefits offerings.

Anthem and all of the BOB award winners will be honored at ‘retro-themed event to be held on Thursday, March 7 from 5:30 – 8:00 p.m. at the Grappone Center in Concord. “Just as the BOB awards have become the true gold standard for recognizing local businesses, so too has the awards event become one of the premier business networking opportunities each year in our state,” added Mr. Feingold. “It’s a ‘can’t miss’ event.”

For more information on the BOB awards, or to purchase tickets, please contact Katy Miles, events coordinator of McLean Communications, at (603) 413-5113 or via email at kmiles@mcleancommunications.com.

About Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in New Hampshire

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield is the trade name of Anthem Health Plans of New Hampshire, Inc., an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. ®ANTHEM is a registered trademark of Anthem Insurance Companies, Inc. The Blue Cross and Blue Shield names and symbols are registered marks of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. Additional information about Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in New Hampshire is available at www.anthem.com. Also, follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/healthjoinin, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/HealthJoinIn, or visit our YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/healthjoinin.

About New Hampshire Business Review

New Hampshire Business Review is a subsidiary of McLean Communications, which also publishes New Hampshire Magazine, New Hampshire Home Magazine, and Parenting New Hampshire.

Contacts

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in New Hampshire
Chris Dugan, (603) 695-7202
Chris.Dugan@Anthem.com
twitter: @AnthemPR_NH_ME