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CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield Reviews

Updated October 14, 2017
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Pros
  • Proactive environment * Supportive management * Good opportunity for growth * Great tuition reimbursement * Great benefits (in 39 reviews)

  • Great health insurance, good pay, lots of vacation time, work from home (in 16 reviews)

Cons
  • Not a lot of room for growth within the department (in 4 reviews)

  • work from home is not allowed (which means they want you to work from home after 5pm) (in 4 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    Helpful (1)

    "Great Company"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Owings Mills, MD
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Owings Mills, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    - Tuition Assistance, PTO based on years worked, Good Health Insurance, 401K and much more.
    - Great CEO and leadership that is moving forward and innovating.
    - Most Ethical Company for the past 4-5 years.
    - The company culture is fantastic and its only moving forward.
    - A stable work environment. I know people that have worked her 30+ years.

    Cons

    - The pay is lower than competition

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you are doing. You're great!


  2. "Great place to work, kind of boring"

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    Former Employee - Data Warehouse Intern in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Data Warehouse Intern in Washington, DC

    Pros

    - Great workplace, everyone seems to get along and is not too serious, but still gets work done
    - Management is very personable and understanding. Great mix of motivation and understanding.
    - Solid track to promotion and is a growing, stable part of a great company

    Cons

    - The work is somewhat mundane, doesn't seem to be a lot of choice in what one does

  3. "Program Management"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield full-time

    Pros

    All departments have the customer in mind and always want to do the best.

    Cons

    No advancement opportunities as people tend to stay in their positions

    Advice to Management

    Recognize associates for their hard work more often


  4. "good work environment"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    good work environment, facility and benefit

    Cons

    HR is not professional. Leadership requires some innovation


  5. "Employment"

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

    Pros

    Great place to work with comprehensive benefits and multiple locations.

    Cons

    There are no cons working for this company


  6. "Awesome place to work!"

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    Current Employee - Operations Manager in Owings Mills, MD
    Current Employee - Operations Manager in Owings Mills, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Best benefits & compensation. Great health motivation programs and company initiatives.

    Cons

    Limited growth opportunities, but great opportunities to fine-tune skill sets


  7. "Great company"

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

    I have been working at CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits, pto, and depending on department room to move around

    Cons

    Pay could be better for some positions.. management in some areas is a little sticky

    Advice to Management

    Cater to more towards your employees.. if they have an idea on how to make things better/easier take it into consideration

  8. "Good people; very bureaucratic"

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

    I have been working at CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits--healthcare costs greatly reduced
    Good people

    Cons

    Organization moves a little too slowly


  9. "Great Company with employees who care!!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Baltimore, MD
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Baltimore, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    -Great Company
    -Community based not for profit mission
    -Benefits are great
    -Flexible work environment/balance
    -Great locations throughout the Mid-Atlantic
    -CEO has vision and motivates the company to succeed

    Cons

    -Can be extremely fast paced at times
    -There are pockets of the company that could have stronger leadership skills

    Advice to Management

    -Continue to fine tune and make a great company even better!


  10. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Lead Business Analyst in Baltimore, MD
    Current Employee - Lead Business Analyst in Baltimore, MD
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Cares about its employees, good benefits, good working environment

    Cons

    for me a long commute

    Advice to Management

    listen to employees comments a bit more, encourage remote working


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