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Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Reviews

Updated June 24, 2017
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Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield President/CEO Joseph R. Swedish
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  • Sometimes work/life balance can be swayed due to strict deadlines (in 14 reviews)

  • Upper management constantly re-organizing and shifting priorities (in 8 reviews)

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  1. "Data analyst"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Data Mining Analyst in South Portland, ME
    Current Employee - Senior Data Mining Analyst in South Portland, ME
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Excellent company to work for. Very competitive salaries great vacation programs, 401K

    Cons

    My only issue was in trying to get time off due to work constraints within my department

    Advice to Management

    Be a little more sensitive to employees who need time off. No other advice a fantastic company to work for


  2. "former employee"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Denver, CO
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Denver, CO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits and many job choices

    Cons

    Horrible attendance policy. Lack of communication from management

  3. "Workforce Management Analyst"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Workforce Management Analyst in Woodland Hills, CA
    Current Employee - Workforce Management Analyst in Woodland Hills, CA
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Helps develop additional skill that pertain to certain duties within scope

    Cons

    Company doesn't take care of its employees on a one on one level


  4. Helpful (1)

    "Grievances & Appeals Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Grievance and Appeals Specialist in Richmond, VA
    Former Employee - Grievance and Appeals Specialist in Richmond, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great benefits. Great place to start career in healthcare.

    Cons

    Workplace gossip and competition makes for bad workplace moral. Not much room in department to advance.


  5. "Anthem BCBS"

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    Current Employee - Trainer in Denver, CO
    Current Employee - Trainer in Denver, CO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Anthem provides good benefits for the associates.

    Cons

    The company is very large so it's hard to work as a team.

    Advice to Management

    My advise to management is to show more appreciation to the associates.


  6. "Employer Service Representative"

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    Former Employee - Employer Service Representative in Indianapolis, IN
    Former Employee - Employer Service Representative in Indianapolis, IN
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Anthem has very good benefits

    Cons

    Didn't seem to have a lot of care for employees. Just wanted the work done and that's all that mattered


  7. "Newbie"

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    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Richmond, VA
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Richmond, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    I start may 8th but so far, I've heard nothing but great things.

    Cons

    None that I can think of

  8. "Anthem Inc. - A Great Place"

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    Current Employee - Senior Process Expert in Fond du Lac, WI
    Current Employee - Senior Process Expert in Fond du Lac, WI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The workforce make great team-mates. Work at home opportunities are flexible and management works with you on scheduling.

    Cons

    For a health insurance company, the health insurance benefits can be better.

    Advice to Management

    Look at increasing or bettering the insurance benefit options.


  9. "Claims Representative"

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    Former Employee - Claims Representative in Richmond, VA
    Former Employee - Claims Representative in Richmond, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Not micro-managed. Pleasant atmosphere. Lattitude afforded for honest mistakes.

    Cons

    Sluggish computer systems. The company should invest in upgrades.

    Advice to Management

    Upgrade computer systems.


  10. "Good Company"

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    Former Employee - Senior Advisor in Easton, PA
    Former Employee - Senior Advisor in Easton, PA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    great work/life balance and salary

    Cons

    unorganized management and no real advancement path

    Advice to Management

    get it together and start thinking of people again and not just profit


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