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Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association Reviews

Updated 3 January, 2019
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Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association President and CEO Scott P. Serota
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Pros
  • "Healthcare industry pioneers, good employer with focus on work-life balance" (in 26 reviews)

  • "Good benefits such as 2 weeks vacation, all federal holidays off, tuition reimbursement, 401K, medical, and dental" (in 34 reviews)

Cons
  • "Management is terrible and do not follow vision of Senior Management" (in 12 reviews)

  • "work life balance not prioritized" (in 6 reviews)

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  1. "!"

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    Current Employee - Claims Analyst I in Montreal, QC
    Current Employee - Claims Analyst I in Montreal, QC

    I have been working at Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association full-time

    Pros

    Great work/life balance. Great benefits

    Cons

    Short Staffed. Not enough employees, so we are rushed with unrealistic deadlines


  2. "Worst place to work at"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Edmonton, AB
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Edmonton, AB
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    would not recommend any one ...... .............. .............. ............. ................ .............. ........... ............ ............... ..........

    Cons

    very slow phase ............ .............. ............... ............

  3. "Company can be more innovative and proactive"

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    Former Employee - Manager in Moncton, NB
    Former Employee - Manager in Moncton, NB
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great benefits with many options

    Cons

    Management was focused on the wrong projects. Not looking at the big picture and where to better direct resources for maximum benefit

    Advice to Management

    Focus on what's important


  4. "Not a good company"

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    Former Employee - Senior Analyst
    Former Employee - Senior Analyst
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Benefits were good and tuition assistance was good

    Cons

    Treated employees terrible and did not value it's people

    Advice to Management

    Foster a culture where employees feel happy to come to work not where they dread it


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Great Employer and Work Environment"

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    Former Employee - Senior Consultant in Chicago, IL (US)
    Former Employee - Senior Consultant in Chicago, IL (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good benefits such as 2 weeks vacation, all federal holidays off, tuition reimbursement, 401K, medical, and dental.
    Employees are friendly and easy to work with.

    Cons

    Projects and enhancements take too long to complete.
    Not enough opportunities to advance career.


  6. "Reviews"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Director/Leadership in Rochester, NY (US)
    Current Employee - Assistant Director/Leadership in Rochester, NY (US)

    I have been working at Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association full-time

    Pros

    Great company, enduring, family oriented, life long, focused

    Cons

    Need to be more creative the brand stands out beside competition, so much more you could offer work the smart applications that you already have, but your not using them, look beyond the canvas of the skin, and concentrate on mind only

    Advice to Management

    Tenacity, very creative, awesome background


  7. "Not too bad of an employer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Flexible with schedule and lifestyle

    Cons

    Pay could be better for work performed

  8. "CSA"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association full-time

    Pros

    Great employee wellness initiatives and community involvement

    Cons

    Have to stay on top of your growth and options to move up


  9. "Software Engineer/DevOps Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL (US)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    its a good company for experience people

    Cons

    not a good company for entry level


  10. "Technical Solutions Lead"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association full-time

    Pros

    Great place to work for.

    Cons

    None that I can think of.