A legal entity that offers a health benefits plan approved by the Office of Personnel Management.
An Insurance Risk Taker such as Anthem Health or a Health Maintenance Organization such as Kaiser
An organization acting as an insurer for private plans or government programs.
Usually a commercial insurer contracted by the Department of Health and Human Services to process Part B claims payments.
A health plan participating in the CalPERS Health Program.
The insurance company offering a health plan.
A term that is used interchangeably with the term "insurer."
The carrier is the document accompanying a Health Care Card when it is posted to a customer. The carrier can include information related to the benefits available to the card holder.