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Tufts Health Plan Overview

Watertown, MA
1001 to 5000 employees
1979
Nonprofit Organization
Insurance Carriers
$2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
Tufts Health Plan is nationally recognized for its commitment to providing innovative, high-quality health care coverage. Staying true to our mission of improving the health and wellness of the diverse communities we serve, we touch the lives of more than 1.1 million members in ... Read more

Mission: Our mission is to improve the health and wellness of the diverse communities we serve.

Company Updates

  • Our salute to veterans closes with David Savage, a cyber security analyst at Tufts Health Plan, helping to design and deploy technology in the company. For twelve years, he served in the United States Navy, and currently serves in the Air Force National Guard, where he performs tasks like engineering network infrastructures for military bases. David kept close two values in his career: honesty and integrity.

    “Once I learned the benefits Tufts Health Plan offered its Veterans, I knew the company was a reflection of my own values. The fact that Tufts Health Plan is open to hiring those active in the National Guard who may be deployed at any given moment hit home for me. I’ve been deployed twice since I started here, but the military gave me the tools and skills to multitask, and I’m proud to say my employer supports that.”

    We're proud to have you on our team. Tufts Health Plan works with Dolce Center for the Advancement of Veterans and Servicemembers at Northeastern University & FourBlock with hope that more Veterans like David will continue their careers at Tufts Health Plan.

  • Nora Moreno Cargie, our VP of corporate citizenship and Boston Women's Workforce Council member, recently spoke with the BWWC about #LatinaEqualPayDay. See what she had to say about this important issue:

    2019 Latina Equal Pay Day: A Conversation with Nora Moreno Cargie - Boston Women's Workforce Council

    November 20, 2019 marks #LatinaEqualPay Day. Like national equal pay day, this day symbolizes how far into the year Latinas have to work to earn what white men earned in the previous year.

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Tufts Health Plan – Why Work With Us?


Tufts Health Plan is nationally recognized for its commitment to providing innovative, high-quality health care coverage, and has been serving members for 40 years.  Staying true to our mission of improving the health and wellness of the diverse communities we serve, we touch the lives of more than 1.16 million members in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut and New Hampshire through employer-sponsored plans; Medicare; Medicaid and Marketplace plans, offering health insurance coverage across the life span regardless of age or circumstance.

We are continually among the top health plans in the country based on quality and member satisfaction. Our Tufts Medicare Preferred HMO and Senior Care Options plans received a 5-star rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, the highest rating possible.

Corporate Citizenship:

We bring value to our members through our products and services, and also through a corporate culture defined by the highest ideals of integrity, respect, responsibility, and citizenship. We do this by connecting and cultivating relationships with the people and communities around us.

At all levels, Tufts Health Plan employees are building these relationships. They follow their own passions and interests, donating goods through annual holiday giving, food, and clothing drives; volunteering their time to support the communities where they live and work; and giving money to organizations that close to their hearts.

In 2018 more than 1,200 (45 percent) of our employees volunteered 11,457 hours to local nonprofits – surpassing our goal of 10,000 hours in the community. We take the sum of those actions to create a palpable culture of responsibility and generosity. Through our employee match program, the Tufts Health Plan Foundation donated more than $850,000 to community organizations in the four states where we do business. The Tufts Health Plan Foundation has given more than 32 million dollars back to community nonprofits since 2008.

For more information, visit our 2018 Corporate Citizenship Annual Report.

At Tufts Health Plan, leadership sets the tone and it filters throughout the organization, creating a culture of caring, collaboration and community. Learn more at https://bit.ly/2DstSz3



Everyone at Tufts Health Plan has a voice. We listen to each other’s ideas and feedback, whether it’s within project teams or across the company at large. Learn more at https://bit.ly/2Xzp04s



When employees feel challenged, rewarded and able to advance their careers, the entire organization benefits. Learn more at https://bit.ly/375fhap



From educational programs to affinity groups, to our culture of support and recognition, Tufts Health Plan is a place to stay, grow and flourish. Learn more at https://bit.ly/32pbCAP



Tufts Health Plan has a strong culture of recognition and support. We’re proud to have won multiple workplace awards, including the Boston Globe best places to work. Learn more at https://bit.ly/2JC3k27



There’s a reason so many employees stay at Tufts Health Plan for so long—and why those who leave often boomerang back: We’re a place where people come first. Learn more at https://bit.ly/2pa4r1R



Embracing differences is one of our core values at Tufts Health Plan. When we look for new team members, we’re looking for people who share those values. Learn more at https://bit.ly/2MtSltg



At Tufts Health Plan, our employees truly believe in our mission: to help improve the health and wellness of the diverse communities we serve. Learn more at https://bit.ly/33JyeNE


Tufts Health Plan is committed to developing an atmosphere and company culture that respects each employee as an individual and proudly maintains people-centered values including: Integrity, Excellence, Innovation, Collaboration, and Diversity & Inclusion. Our inclusive workplace culture attracts and retains employees from a wide range of racial and ethnic backgrounds, as well as people often under-represented in the workplace, such as older adults, veterans, or people with disabilities. Our values empower us to achieve our mission of improving the health and wellness of the diverse committees we serve. 

Our Business Diversity program is a strategic priority within our company. It is not only part of our mission, but also critical to our business growth.

We believe that having a diverse workforce fosters innovative solutions for our customers and supports the professional development and well-being of each of our employees.  Five inclusive Business Resource Groups (BRGs), representing 16 percent of all our staff, tie our diversity and business strategy together.  In the workplace we are proud to report that 65% of our new hires come from diverse backgrounds. In addition, we offer cultural competency training, recruitment and development of multilingual staff, as well as mentoring programs to increase the pipeline of diverse talent into leadership positions.

We are consistently ranked by our employees as one of the Boston Globe’s Top Places to Work. We have also been recognized by the Human Rights Campaign with a perfect score on the Corporate Equality Index since 2017. In 2018, we received a 100 percent rating and were named a Best Place to Work by the Disability Equality Index.


We cover over one million members with plans for individuals of all ages and income levels, and employers big and small. Each one is a quality, affordable health plan, no matter what our members’ life situation. That makes us unique. And committed to the world we live in. It’s what we do. 

Tufts Health Plan Reviews

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    "Wonderful company - committed to my growth"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Watertown, MA
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    I have been working at Tufts Health Plan full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Their flexibility and work/life balance makes me want to work harder. I am able to manage my work as well as personal life as a working parent with ease, while still getting my work done.

    I feel very supported by my boss, and an confident they are committed to my development and career progression. I was able to participate in an internal fellowship program this past year that widened my internal network, and gave me a great opportunity to present to senior leadership as well as my peers, and learn new aspects of our business.

    Great caf, amazing gym.

    Employees truly seem like a family-- very supportive environment, from senior leaders to front line staff.

    Cons

    Commute - but my one-two work from home days per week make up for it.

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Tufts Health Plan Photos

Tufts Health Plan photo of: Tufts Health Plan employees with CEO Tom Croswell on Volunteer Day 2017
Tufts Health Plan photo of: 12 employees recently volunteered at The Food Project and harvested almost 300 lbs. of produce. The food will go to hunger relief organizations or local CSA and farmers' markets. Great job team!
Tufts Health Plan photo of: Our Watertown office is lighting up purple for the month of September as we show our support of the fight to #EndAlz.
Tufts Health Plan photo of: Our team at the 2018 Plymouth Walk to End Alzheimer's.
Tufts Health Plan photo of: Our team at the 2018 Plymouth Walk to End Alzheimer's.
Tufts Health Plan photo of: CEO Tom Croswell speaking at the launch of Providence's first bike share program. We proudly partnered with JUMP Bikes, Lifespan and the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority on this initiative.
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Tufts Health Plan Interviews

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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at Tufts Health Plan (Watertown, MA) in September 2019.

    Interview

    Was asked to send an email about my current job experience in detail and that followed up with a general call with the recruiter. Then i had the onsite interview with the hiring manager and the questions were mostly based on my previous experience and some situational questions. On the same day i was asked to come for a second round of onsite interview. Next week i had a second onsite interview with a vice president and an associate director and questions were similar to the first interview (mix of situational and from previous experience). Next day i was presented with an offer which i accepted as it met the industry standards. Overall the recruiter was very prompt in response and answered any questions any questions i had quickly.

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    • Is there something that you didnt like about your previous manager? How did you handle it?   Answer Question
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Tufts Health Plan Awards & Accolades

  • 100% rating on Corporate Equality Index, Human Rights Campaign, 2019
  • Boston Globe's Top Places to Work, The Boston Globe, 2018
  • Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion, Disability Equality Index (DEI), 2018
  • Healthiest Employers, Boston Business Journal, 2017
  • Top Charitable Contributors, Boston Business Journal, 2018
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Pledges & Certifications

Veteran Hiring Commitment

Committed to helping America's military veterans find work

Pay Equality Pledge

Committed to paying equitably for equal work & experience

Diversity Commitment

Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

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