DiversityInc Names Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Among Top Regional Companies
Health plan makes Forbes' 2023 Best Midsize Employers List

June 27, 2023

BATON ROUGE – Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana is recognized on DiversityInc’s 2023 Top Regional Companies List. The health plan is ranked 30th among companies that demonstrate workplace fairness, equity and inclusion in their business practices. 

“As we continue to build a culture of belonging, we are thrilled to be recognized by DiversityInc and included on their top Regional Companies list,” said Rod Teamer, director of Diversity Programs and Business Development. “Being included on this list confirms that our Diversity Equity and Inclusion strategy stacks up well in comparison to other companies and demonstrates our commitment to these principles. In addition to the recognition, we will also receive a report card that will enable us to determine where our weak points are and subsequently, improve our strategy moving forward.” 

DiversityInc’s list is based on survey submissions from employers with at least 750 employees in the United States. Companies are evaluated within the context of their industries on verified policies, practices and procedures.

"Since 2001, the DiversityInc Top 50 survey has become the external validator for large U.S. employers committed to promoting fairness," said Carolynn Johnson, CEO of DiversityInc. "These rankings represent evidence-based, superior human capital outcomes achieved only by data transparency and an unwavering commitment to workplace fairness for everyone."

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Named to Forbes List

In February, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana was named to Forbes' 2023 Best Midsize Employers List. The health plan was ranked 56th out of 500 among America’s best midsize employers. 
Forbes’ list is based on anonymous feedback through employee surveys, which market research firm Statista compiles. The midsize employer ranking is based on a survey of about 45,000 workers at American companies and institutions with 1,000 to 5,000 employees. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana employs approximately 3,000 people. 

Connect with Blue Cross on social media @BCBSLA to learn more about our employee culture and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion programs. Blue Cross posts often on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and TikTok. 

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About Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana is committed to our mission to improve the health and lives of Louisianians. Founded in New Orleans in 1934, we are a tax-paying nonprofit health insurer with offices in every major region to serve our customers. We have been recognized for the past five years as an honoree of The Civic 50, named by Points of Light as one of the 50 most community-minded companies in the United States.

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. We are a private mutual company, owned by our policyholders, with an independent Louisiana Board of Directors and no shareholders. We invite all Louisianians to visit our website at www.bcbsla.com or talk to us on social media @BCBSLA.