Blue Care Network of Michigan

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Blue Care Network of Michigan Reviews

Updated October 18, 2014
Updated October 18, 2014
15 Reviews
3.5
15 Reviews
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  1.  

    Great opportunity

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Southfield, MI
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Southfield, MI

    I worked at Blue Care Network of Michigan full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    The pay is decent for customer service.

    Cons

    No room for advancement, may take several years to promote.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Compassion for employees.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Finance Department

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Blue Care Network of Michigan full-time

    Pros

    The health benefits were outstanding and employees do not have to pay a lot for their premium.

    Cons

    Leadership/Management was terrible. There is not a lot of training and the manager did not know the job and could not help or give guidance. A lot of the employees did not know what they were doing. It was very political. BCN wastes money where they could help lower premiums for people who cannot afford health care.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Learned alot about health insurance systems- but some of it was self-taught

    Current Employee - Intern in Southfield, MI
    Current Employee - Intern in Southfield, MI

    I have been working at Blue Care Network of Michigan as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Was exposed to a variety of projects that span multiple departments
    Cubicle great, good laptops
    Paid very well for internship

    Cons

    More down time than I'd like, sometimes almost a week at a time
    Large learning curve. Could be lessened with some training

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Train interns in terminology
    Teach structure of the department
    Ensure there is always work to be done

    Recommends
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  5.  

    Previous Contractor and Current Employee

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Analyst in Southfield, MI
    Current Employee - Analyst in Southfield, MI

    I have been working at Blue Care Network of Michigan full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    BCN provides good compensation, benefits and focus on empowering its employees

    Cons

    The building is run down and while the company is equipped with telecommuting services, it it discouraged in practice. BCN does do some hiring internally but there does not seem to be a way to develop an official career plan.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    BCN has recently rolled out courses to analysts and above for building project management skills and the course was very good. I'd like to see more instructor led courses that build on business and technical skills. It would be excellent for employees that desire a career at BCN if there was a framework for determining a career path.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Actuarial Intern

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Blue Care Network of Michigan

    Pros

    Allowed for independent work, was allowed to meet with top executives, sometimes felt like work was high impact

    Cons

    End of the summer the work slowed way down, got really boring.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep interns busy until end of summer

  7.  

    My experience with Blue Care Network of Michigan was great learned a lot would loved it to be permanent.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Medical Data Processor in Gwinn, MI
    Former Employee - Medical Data Processor in Gwinn, MI

    I worked at Blue Care Network of Michigan full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    The best reason for me to work for Blue Care Network of Michigan was it was within my field of study.

    Cons

    The downside of working for Blue Care Network of Michigan was the intercommunication.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    good place to learn about healthcare, not a good place for IT professionals

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Blue Care Network of Michigan

    Pros

    Some people are really good at BCN-IT. Lots to learn about healthcare. Good work-life balance.

    Cons

    Not much to learn technically. Growth is not related to good performance and reviews. Hard work is not appreciated. Wrong people have been empowered.

    Doesn't Recommend
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    Contracter

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    • Senior Management
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Blue Care Network of Michigan

    Pros

    Work life balance, great co-workers

    Cons

    There are no con for this company

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Great company

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Supervisor in Southfield, MI
    Current Employee - Supervisor in Southfield, MI

    I have been working at Blue Care Network of Michigan full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Most of the leadership team really stresses development of their employees and takes steps to assist as much as possible with developing their staff.

    Cons

    Career advancement can be slow and tedious at times. You have to be patient and wait the openings that interest you to occur.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Mixed Experience

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Applications Developer in Southfield, MI
    Current Employee - Applications Developer in Southfield, MI

    I have been working at Blue Care Network of Michigan as a contractor (more than an year)

    Pros

    The people in IT are very wonderful nice people. There are *some* interesting projects that are happening and you might be lucky and get on those projects. Management is trying to improve the work culture. Due to National Health Care Reform, business will increase and they will be hiring more. The business is considered successful and innovative (IT is not).

    Cons

    The business and IT are quite separated and don't work well together. Most of the cool web projects have been moved to the Blue Cross Side. Minimal Web Service work. Due to NHCR, most of the work is to existing batch legacy systems using very old messy code. Agile methodology is frowned upon. Getting code into production is a forms and approval nightmare.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The business must realize that it cannot survive without IT and must learn to work with IT better. IT management must realize that developers want to use more modern developer tools and frameworks. Remove the red tape.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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