2012 Annual Report

Statement of Licensee

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas is licensed by the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association to offer certain products and services under the Blue Cross and Blue Shield brand names within the company’s own geographic service area — all Kansas counties except Johnson and Wyandotte.

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas is an independently licensed company governed by its own board of directors and is solely responsible for its own debts and other obligations. A copy of the company’s most recent audited financial statement is available on request to Steve Morris, (785) 291-7050 or steve.morris@bcbsks.com.

Neither the Association nor any other organization using Blue Cross and Blue Shield brand names acts as a guarantor of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas obligations.

The Blue Cross and Blue Shield system of individual Plans is not a single company but an association of independent companies.

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