BlueCross Named Among the Nation’s Top Employers

Mission-driven company makes Forbes 500 list for third time

Forbes has recognized BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee as one of America’s best large employers, its third time on the list in the past five years.

BlueCross ranked No. 390 of 500 employers and is one of five Blue plans in the 2019 list. This recognition is the second Forbes ranking earned by the company this year, and one of several received since 2016. In January 2019, Forbes named BlueCross America’s third best employer for diversity.

“We strive to be an employer of choice for talented, high-performing people who want a career that allows them to serve others,” said Karen Ward, senior vice president and chief human resources officer. “We are honored to earn this recognition, which reflects our ongoing commitment to fully support the employees who help us provide peace of mind for individuals, families and communities across Tennessee.”

Find additional details about the company’s commitment to developing a healthy and supportive workplace culture on the BlueCross News Center. To learn more about this year’s rankings, visit Forbes online. Information about career opportunities at BlueCross is also available online.

About BlueCross®

BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee’s mission is to provide peace of mind through better health. Founded in 1945, the Chattanooga-based company is focused on serving more than 3.5 million members in Tennessee and across the country. BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Inc. is an independent licensee of the BlueCross BlueShield Association. For more information, visit the company’s website at


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