BlueCross Among Top 10 Tennessee Employers

Health insurer makes 2021 Forbes Best Employers by State list

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee has once again ranked as one of Tennessee’s top employers in the Forbes Best Employers By State list, the result of an anonymous national survey conducted from Oct. 2020 through June 2021.

BlueCross ranked 9th of 80 companies on the Tennessee list and is the highest-ranked organization with a Chattanooga headquarters. This year, the company also earned recognition from Forbes as one of the top large employers in the U.S., one of the best employers for women, and — for a fourth consecutive year — one of America’s Best Employers for Diversity.

“We are grateful for the resilience and commitment of our workforce, especially during this challenging time,” said Roy Vaughn, senior vice president and chief human resources officer. “We strive to ensure BlueCross is a place where employees are valued, because we know they are at the heart of our mission to provide peace of mind.”

To learn more about the Best Employers By State rankings, visit Forbes online. For information about career opportunities at BlueCross, visit

About BlueCross®

BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee is a taxpaying, not-for-profit health plan serving more than 3.4 million members in Tennessee and around the country. The Chattanooga-based company was founded in 1945 and has brought peace of mind to its members and local communities for more than 75 years. BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Inc. is an independent licensee of the BlueCross BlueShield Association. For more information, visit the company’s news center at

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