CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield picks Cognizant to support mobile technology initiatives

Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH) said it has been selected by CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield (CareFirst), a leading not-for-profit health care company, to support the insurer´s efforts to leverage mobile technology for its 3.3m members.

Under this engagement, Cognizant is working with CareFirst to establish a direct connection with its members, to provide them quick, secure and convenient ways to manage their health coverage, access information about physicians and claims, and obtain details about benefits anytime, anywhere using smartphones and tablets.

In its 76th year of service, CareFirst, an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, is a not-for-profit health care company which, through its affiliates and subsidiaries, offers a comprehensive portfolio of health insurance products and administrative services in Maryland, the District of Columbia and Northern Virginia.

Headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey, Cognizant is a provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services, dedicated to helping the world´s leading companies build stronger businesses. Visit us online at