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OUR COMPANY

Mission-driven. Committed to service.

We're more than just an insurer. Our first priority is our commitment to a healthier life for the individuals, families and communities we serve. And we wouldn't be living our mission if we didn't give back in meaningful ways.

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OUR COMPANY

Mission-driven. Committed to service.

We're more than just an insurer. Our first priority is our commitment to a healthier life for the individuals, families and communities we serve. And we wouldn't be living our mission if we didn't give back in meaningful ways.

Our beliefs & mission

Our mission is providing peace of mind through better health. And as a mission-drive not-for-profit based right here in Tennessee, that means we're serving our family members, friends and neighbors – and their health is our top priority.

But it's not good enough for us to just say it – here's what we do to bring our mission to life:

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Taxpaying not-for-profit

We pay local, state and federal taxes – which totaled $3.8 billion in the past 10 years. Being based here in Tennessee means we help pay for programs and services that help make our state a great place to live.

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A mission to serve

We're here to provide more than health plans. We're dedicated to providing a higher level of service. That's why we've spent nearly 75 years partnering with the best health care providers to make sure you and your family can expect quality, affordable care.

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Giving back

We have a responsibility to give where we live. We do that through community giving, scholarships and much more. You'll also find our people mentoring students, donating to food banks and volunteering statewide.

COMPANY PROFILE

Who we are & what we do

Our 6,000 people are focused on one mission and committed to shared values.

Serving 3.5 million members

More than 11,000 Tennessee employers trust us to provide the right health plans for their employees.

Employing more than 6,000 Tennesseans

With 6,000 people across six offices, you're never too far from someone who can help.

Partnering with 29,000 providers

We work with quality providers throughout the state so that you have lots of great choices when it comes to your family's care.

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Meet our leadership team

Tennessee is our home. And since 1945, we’ve served millions of families, friends and neighbors in every corner of the state…and many points beyond. Shared by generations of strong leadership, our mission – peace of mind through better health – drives our work every day. Get to know the people who provide guidance and expertise to support our teams as they support our members.

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Catch up on our history

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1945

Roy McDonald founds Tennessee Hospital Service Association; serves as company's first CEO

1994

Becomes a TennCare Managed Care Organization, now operating as BlueCare Tennessee, to serve the state’s Medicaid population

2003

BlueCross establishes the BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Health Foundation

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1945

Roy McDonald founds Tennessee Hospital Service Association; serves as company's first CEO

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1994

Becomes a TennCare Managed Care Organization, now operating as BlueCare Tennessee, to serve the state’s Medicaid population

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2003

BlueCross establishes the BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Health Foundation

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Awards & honors

While we're most proud to have the trust of millions of Tennesseans, we're also honored to have received numerous awards as an organization. We’ve recently been named:

  • Forbes Best Employers for Diversity (2019): #3
  • Forbes Best Large Employers (2019): #390
  • Forbes Top Employers for Women (2018): #30
  • Forbes America's Best Large Employers (2018): #491
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Partnering with us

Who do we do business with?

We only work with companies that share our values, including diversity and inclusion.

How to partner with us

We start by building a relationship. If your Tennessee-based business' goals align with ours, we encourage you to get in touch – especially if your organization is women- or minority-owned.

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Corporate governance

See how we're holding ourselves accountable to our stakeholders, including you.

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