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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Reviews

Updated December 20, 2017
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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana President and CEO Steven Udvarhelyi
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  • The call center does all the labor but have to abide by ridiculous policy initiated by top management (in 4 reviews)

  • The company still has difficulty breaking down silos, so collaborating across departments and teams tends to be an issue (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Software developer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana full-time

    Pros

    Flexible hours, pretty good benefits, including pto

    Cons

    Career opportunities could be better

    Advice to Management

    None


  2. "Great company but not so great IT practices"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana full-time

    Pros

    People, friendly work & life balance, many opportunities in various career paths

    Cons

    Unqualified IT leadership - IT leadership positions with qualifications waived to get particular individuals promoted

    Advice to Management

    Take a look at IT leadership hiring/promotion.

  3. "Customer service"

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    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Baton Rouge, LA
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Baton Rouge, LA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Insurance is great and it's free along with wellness events. Love the coworkers and being around them. Happy to be in a 9-5 job and weekends and holidays off. Good pay also.

    Cons

    Hard to move into another dept or position. Quality is really petty and instead of focusing on the big picture focused on small things that are sometimes uncontrollable.


  4. Helpful (1)

    "Among the best employers in Louisiana"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana full-time

    Pros

    This is a very stable company that cares for its employees. It goes beyond where other companies would be willing to go to serve their employees, especially those in need. Salaries and benefits are usually more generous than what other employers offer for similar positions and experience levels.

    Cons

    Management does not always have it all together. Minorities are underrepresented in middle to top management positions.


  5. "Good Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana full-time

    Pros

    Stress Free Work Environment
    Well Paid
    Good Benefits

    Cons

    Lacks on Growing Opportunities
    Change in senior management brings lot of changes and un certainity


  6. "bcbsla"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana full-time

    Pros

    Free health insurance for you

    Cons

    Stressful and demanding but you are not able to breathe


  7. "Management"

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    Former Employee - Management in Baton Rouge, LA
    Former Employee - Management in Baton Rouge, LA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great Benefits and Work Life Balance

    Cons

    It's all about who you know to get a job. Very Stressful! Meetings -Meetings-Meetings! Micro-Managers in every department!

    Advice to Management

    Be Fair!

  8. "Overall A Great Place To Work In Baton Rouge"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana full-time

    Pros

    Good Worklife balance, I have seen a lot of people get opportunities to try new positions in the company. Amazing healthcare and decent 401k.

    Cons

    Sometimes departments will half fix things and expect other departments to pick up the slack of their duct tape solutions

    Advice to Management

    Focus on improving current operations before starting new ones.


  9. "Financial Systems Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Financial Systems Analyst in Baton Rouge, LA
    Current Employee - Financial Systems Analyst in Baton Rouge, LA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great benefits
    Safe working environment
    URAC certified
    Lots of training opportunities
    On site cafeteria
    Work From Home opportunities

    Cons

    Vending machines only stocked with diet drinks.
    Can only wear jeans on Fridays

    Advice to Management

    Plenty of room fot advancement.


  10. "Digital Strategy Manager"

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    Current Employee - Digital Strategy Manager in Baton Rouge, LA
    Current Employee - Digital Strategy Manager in Baton Rouge, LA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    People are amazing and caring. Everyone is committed to the mission and helping others. Benefits are great, and go beyond the typical health coverage - wellness, cafeteria on-site, education opportunities.

    Cons

    Large company so sometimes change comes slow.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to focus on succession planning and developing current talent for future leadership roles.


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