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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma & Texas | HCSC Overview

Chicago, IL
10000+ employees
1936
Company - Private
Insurance Carriers
Unknown / Non-Applicable
Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC) is the largest non-investor-owned health insurance company in the United States. HCSC offers a wide variety of health and life insurance products and related services, through its operating divisions and subsidiaries including Blue Cross ... Read more

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  • We had an amazing time participating in the Chicago Pride Parade on Sunday and are proud to be a company that embraces diversity and inclusion every day!

  • Our Oklahoma plan was honored to be one of 13 companies recognized as a #Veteran Employer Champion by Tulsa Mayor GT Bynum and the Community Service Council. We’re proud to do our part to attract, retain, advance, and support employee veterans and their families.

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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma & Texas | HCSC – Why Work For Us?


Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma & Texas

Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC), a Mutual Legal Reserve Company and an Independent Licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, is the largest customer-owned health insurer in the United States and fourth largest overall, operating through our Blue Cross and Blue Shield® Plans in Illinois, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas. HCSC affiliates and subsidiaries such as Dearborn National, TMG Health and Medecision, offer group life, disability and dental solutions, as well as a range of other individual solutions.

The company, founded in 1936, serves more than 15 million members across five states and employs more than 22,000 people in over 60 local offices.HCSC is dedicated to expanding access to high quality, cost effective health care and equipping our members with information and tools so they can make the best healthcare decisions for themselves and their families. 

Our health plans were pioneers in their states, as they were the first to provide coverage for a number of procedures — ranging from heart and bone marrow transplants, to cancer and leukemia treatments. Today, we are leaders in the development of value-based care models to spur greater collaboration and accountability among various stakeholders to improve the health care experience for patients and consumers and enable them lead healthier lives.HCSC is dedicated to contributing to the well-being of the communities in which our employees and members live, work and play. 

We continue our longstanding tradition of community support through charitable investments with community partners, volunteerism, civic engagement, event sponsorship, employee giving, donation drives and in-kind donations.

Learn more about our plans:

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas 

Imagine Something New, Something Different.

See the world in fresh and vibrant ways. When you reimagine, perspectives change, potential is created and productive energy results. HCSC enjoys a proud history of performance, based on an unwavering commitment to our purpose—to do everything in our power to stand with our members in sickness and in health®—and the opportunities afforded our employees have to make it real.

Today, HCSC is reimagining health care and looking for original thinkers who aren’t afraid to make dynamic contributions. People destined to reimagine what’s achievable. Learn more about HCSC, our commitment to our customers, and the opportunity you’ll have to impact our communities through new ways of thinking.

For more than 80 years, HCSC has been there for our members — sometimes during the worst times in their lives. We are there as an ally,  to provide security and peace of mind. We are able to do this because of our employees’ commitment and passion. It is who we are.  Everything we do at HCSC is guided by a straightforward core purpose:

Supporting this core purpose are four essential values that drive our decisions each day:

INTEGRITY
Always do the right thing.
 
RESPECT
Everyone deserves it.
   
COMMITMENT
We care too deeply to let anyone down.
 
CARING
We put our heart into our work. 

HCSC is an organization of purpose-driven performance. With our members at the center of all we do, we bring authenticity to our work and innovate for competitive advantage, for our members and our company. In our communities, we improve health and wellness by looking for areas of opportunity—investing time and resources with over 370 community partners across our five states. We embrace open lines of communication, inclusion in all its forms and courageous feedback. We are adaptable to market demands and are shaping the landscape of health care…together.

At its core, HCSC is about respect—for our members, our community and our organization. We express this respect by reimagining what’s possible, across all disciplines and at all levels. We are a company that welcomes great ideas, with the strength to create genuine, meaningful change.

Team members listen to, learn from, support and encourage one another. As the preferred health insurance plan of Illinois, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas, we work hard day-by-day to earn the trust that has been placed in us. That's what winning teams do.

Our Mission

At HCSC, we value diversity and inclusion because diverse perspectives, experiences and approaches foster a stronger, smarter and more informed business. We continue to strive to create an environment where employees are valued, empowered to positively support our business objectives, and recognized for their individual contributions.

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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma & Texas | HCSC Photos

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma & Texas | HCSC photo of: Our building lighting up the Chicago night- We Unite Diverse Talent
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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma & Texas | HCSC photo of: Our New Mexico plan presented a $50,000 grant to HopeWorks in support of HopeFound, a family initiative proven to reduce homelessness among families with children.
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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma & Texas | HCSC Interviews

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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma & Texas | HCSC Awards & Accolades

  • Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles, National Business Group on Health, 2013
  • Top 100 Best Places to Work in IT, ComputerWorld, 2013
  • Epsilon-Corporate Commitment Award, Black Data Processing Associates (BDPA), 2013
  • The Civic 50 - Healthcare, The Civic 50, 2014
  • Illinois Healthiest Employers, Crains' Chicago Business, 2013
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