Top 5 carriers in each state

Employee Benefit Adviser, in partnership with business intelligence data analytics firm miEdge, presents the top five large-group employee benefit insurance carriers by state.

The ranking is based on commissions paid, which plan sponsors include in the Form 5500 Schedule A data they submit to the Department of Labor. Note: Groups under 100 lives, government entities and church plans are not required to file, and any disclosure on Schedule C's are not contemplated in these numbers.

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Overview
Employee Benefit Adviser, in partnership with business intelligence data analytics firm miEdge, presents the top five large-group employee benefit insurance carriers by state.

The ranking is based on commissions paid, which plan sponsors include in the Form 5500 Schedule A data they submit to the Department of Labor. Note: Groups under 100 lives, government entities and church plans are not required to file, and any disclosure on Schedule C's are not contemplated in these numbers.
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Alaska
Premera Blue Cross: $59,366,066

Aetna: $24,901,626

Unum: $12,107,673

Prudential: $7,915,776

Cigna: $7,667,880
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Alabama
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama: $498,585,444

Health Care Service Corporation: $134,355,752

United Healthcare: $29,252,354

Unum: $28,895,480

The Hartford: $27,101,531
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Arkansas
Kaiser: $355,558,839

Prudential: $169,986,329

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arkansas: $134,367,871

Centene Corporation: $111,074,418

Liberty Mutual: $95,669,295
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Arizona
United Healthcare: $226,217,375

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona: $224,173,924

Cigna: $200,484,725

Aetna: $173,963,422

MetLife: $86,472,008
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California
Kaiser: $10,719,301,222

Anthem: $4,358,306,385

Aetna: $2,641,225,215

Blue Shield of California: $2,381,543,690

Cigna: $1,885,515,003
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Colorado
Kaiser: $323,025,549

Cigna: $244,345,020

Anthem: $229,821,953

United Healthcare: $204,279,389

Aetna: $115,827,162
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Connecticut
MetLife: $552,409,970

Aetna: $513,609,141

United Healthcare: $495,900,329

Cigna: $380,964,994

Anthem: $240,154,505
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District of Columbia
Carefirst Blue Cross Blue Shield: $246,050,782

Cigna: $127,746,568

United Healthcare: $120,461,975

Kaiser: $98,513,095

Aetna: $59,695,618
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Delaware
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Delaware: $121,838,894

Minnesota Life: $82,005,440

Aetna: $38,910,688

Cigna: $21,789,963

MetLife: $14,385,181
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Florida
United Healthcare: $1,916,089,937

Aetna: $1,699,961,444

Florida Blue Cross Blue Shield: $1,343,652,432

Cigna: $545,255,909

Kaiser: $248,548,731
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Georgia
Anthem: $737,231,041

MetLife: $425,163,949

Aetna: $422,683,621

United Healthcare: $406,596,013

Cigna: $345,163,272
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Hawaii
Hawaii Medical Service Association: $404,533,788

Kaiser: $198,005,060

UHA: $65,452,753

Delta Dental of Hawaii: $53,924,881

Unum: $9,537,726
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Iowa
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Iowa: $818,231,663

United Healthcare: $86,455,909

Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Dakota: $55,848,301

Delta Dental of Iowa: $28,200,187

Aetna: $27,056,958
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Idaho
Blue Cross of Idaho: $46,592,742

Regence Blue Shield of Idaho: $44,238,537

Cigna: $11,827,469

PacificSource Health Plans: $10,961,057

Delta Dental of Idaho: $7,924,113
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Illinois
Health Care Service Corporation: $5,228,802,879

United Healthcare: $1,042,081,533

Kaiser: $724,063,059

MetLife: $601,250,236

Aetna: $453,681,663d
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Indiana
Anthem: $406,993,328

United Healthcare: $115,117,513

Health Care Service Corporation: $96,691,769

Cigna: $60,341,088

Delta Dental of Indiana: $54,320,593
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Kansas
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas: $480,428,951

Aetna: $79,540,719

United Healthcare: $65,490,033

The Hartford: $29,209,852

Cigna: $27,620,994
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Kentucky
Anthem: $327,041,597

Humana: $137,701,064

United Healthcare: $68,635,043

Unum: $60,164,754

Kaiser: $55,612,386
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Louisiana
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana: $464,501,593

United Healthcare: $191,550,139

MetLife: $141,190,373

Humana: $57,541,336

Cigna: $33,014,318
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Massachusetts
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts: $2,464,891,201

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care: $560,739,136

Tufts Health Plan: $341,273,262

MetLife: $238,704,269

Cigna: $182,623,306
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Maryland
Carefirst Blue Cross Blue Shield: $541,362,666

Kaiser: $404,178,741

United Healthcare: $263,165,705

Cigna: $235,429,863

Aetna: $233,818,904
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Maine
Anthem: $545,811,634

Aetna: $59,513,275

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care: $56,521,368

Unum: $40,348,203

Cigna: $27,328,523
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Michigan
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan: $1,664,456,479

MetLife: $723,426,700

Hap: $522,335,530

Priority Health: $484,470,552

Delta Dental of Michigan: $276,134,866
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Minnesota
Medica: $342,680,318

Health Partners: $329,257,372

United Healthcare: $239,720,150

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan: $185,786,063

The Hartford: $117,813,811
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Missouri
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas: $348,201,143

United Healthcare: $316,032,159

Anthem: $307,899,417

Aetna: $155,147,404

Cigna: $98,454,198