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HCSC Overview

Chicago, IL
10000+ employees
Company - Private
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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

Company Updates

  • This past June our Blue Corps volunteer program celebrated a BIG milestone - our employees logged HALF A MILLION hours since the program began in 2008. We're excited to continue serving our communities for the next half a million hours and beyond!

  • “As long as you’re adaptable to change and committed to excellence, you’ll succeed here.” Aparna, Sr. Tooling DevOps Engineer Find out more about Aparna & her career at HCSC: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQl8y

    Meet Aparna Hemanth from HCSC | The Muse

    HCSC is the largest member-owned health insurance company in the U.S. Dedicated to innovation, service, and community, HCSC operates as a nonprofit licensee of Blue Cross Blue Shield in five states. - HCSC

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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.

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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:

Always do the right thing.
Everyone deserves it.
We care too deeply to let anyone down.
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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    A lot of opportunities for personal growth/experiences!
    Treat their employees great!


    Changes made swiftly to customer service, without proper training in some areas
    At times not enough resources available to complete job efficiently

    Advice to Management

    Consolidate some areas to make jobs easier, Revisit current evaluation processes

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HCSC Photos

HCSC photo of: Our building lighting up the Chicago night- We Unite Diverse Talent
HCSC photo of: Intern Event- Chicago Architecture Tour
HCSC photo of: Chicago Headquarters
HCSC photo of: Blue Bear and our University Relations Team
HCSC photo of: We’re excited to have our #IT new Grads start today & look forward to them becoming active members among a highly integrated project team
HCSC photo of: Our Chicago Hdqtrs building light up for American Cancer Society Walk and Roll
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HCSC Interviews



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    I did a phone interview which lasted 15 minutes with the recruiter, then did a phone interview which lasted one hour with the hiring manager. Subsequently did a face to face interview with the hiring manager and two colleagues. The second interview lasted for one hour and it entailed questions about experience and scenario based questions.

    Interview Questions

    • All the questions were expected. there were no difficult questions   Answer Question
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HCSC Awards & Accolades

  • World's Most Ethical Companies, Ethisphere, 2016
  • Military Friendly® Employer, Military Friendly Employers, 2016
  • Information Week 500, InformationWeek, 2015
  • Military Friendly® Employer, Military Friendly® Employer, 2015
  • “Black Data Processing Associates (BDPA) Epsilon Award: Top Company for Blacks in IT”, Black Data Processing Associates (BDPA), 2015
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