Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) and its executives have been singled out for their outstanding leadership and commitment to the people and communities they serve.

Our 2013 honors include:

  • Insure.com Best Insurance Companies 2013 – Health
  • Better Business Bureau of Chicago & Northern Illinois Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics
  • 2013 Salvation Army Corporate Partner Award
  • International Association of Business Communicators Bronze Quill Award of Excellence
  • URAC Best Practices in Consumer Engagement and Protection Award
  • BCBSIL is a division of Health Care Service Corporation, which was named Illinois’ Healthiest Employer in the 5,000+ employee category by Crain’s Custom Media, a division of Crain’s Chicago Business
  • Vaccinate Chicago Week wins National Influenza Vaccine Summit 2013 Immunization Excellence Award – Immunization Coalitions/Public Health/Community Campaign
  • #14 in the Every Move 100 Health Insurance Index, a ranking of the top 100 health insurance companies in the United States, based on how they engage and empower consumers to manage their own health
  • BCBSIL President Karen Atwood chosen as one of Today’s Chicago Woman’s  100 Women of Influence
  • BCBSIL Chief Medical Officer Opella Ernest, M.D. named a Chicago Defender Woman of Excellence
  • Manika Turnbull, 2013 Diversity MBA Diverse Executive & Emerging Leader
  • Clarita Santos, BCBSIL Director of Community Health Initiatives, named to the Chicago Filipino American Hall of Fame for Leadership in Community Outreach