Who We Are
Offering group and individual health plans to Vermonters for more than 60 years, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont is the state's oldest and largest private health insurer. We provide coverage for about 180,000 Vermonters employ more than 350 people at our headquarters in Berlin and our full-service field office in Williston.
We are an independent corporation operating under a license with the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, an association of independent Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans. We offer our customers high quality, financially sound health benefit products, supporting Vermont's unique, community-based health care system.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont offers a wide range of quality health plans to Vermonters without regard to the age, occupation or condition of health of those seeking coverage. They include:
- Employer Sponsored Programs
- Federal Employees Program
- The Vermont Health Plan
- Vermont Blue 65 for Medicare Beneficiaries
- Vermont Blue 65 Website
- Prescription Drug Programs
- Nongroup Coverage
- Catamount Blue
At Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont, our business culture is fast-paced and customer-focused, but our strategy hinges on preparing the company and its employees for future advances and changes in the health care financing field. We invest in our employees and encourage professional development to hone their skills and prepare them for future challenges and advancement within the company. Voted two years in a row as one of the Best Places to Work in Vermont, Large Company Category, you'll find exciting careers, limitless opportunities for learning and some of the best compensation in the state...
We offer exciting career paths in:
- Sales and service
- Customer service
- Human resources
- Project management
- Maintenance & facilities management
- Provider relations
- Legal services
Learning & Development
Our employees are a close-knit, energetic group of hard-working professionals who collaborate to give our customers top-notch service, which has made us a leader in our industry and has won us national recognition for our services and programs. We have several training programs and a very generous tuition reimbursement plan. Every year, employees sit down with their manager and come up with and then document their learning and development plan for the coming year.
Many of our jobs require high levels of skill, experience and education, the average compensation paid by the company is nearly 50% higher than the state average wage. Our compensation package meets or exceeds those of similar businesses in the state.
- Health insurance
- Dental insurance
- Combined time off - 24 days
- 8 Paid holidays
- 401(k) Retirement program with a generous company match
- Pension plan
- Life insurance coverage - 2 times base salary
- Dependent life insurance
- Short- and Long-Term disability insurance
- Tuition Reimbursement - up to 6 courses per year
- Award Winning Employee Health & Wellness Program
- On-site fitness facility with ongoing yoga, aerobic and other classes
- On-site lactation rooms, full locker/shower rooms
At Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont, we honor our tradition of initiating, sponsoring and supporting events in the community designed to improve the health of our members, our neighborhood and our employees themselves. We offer several health initiative programs, including: children's running programs, healthy cooking classes, hikes, health fairs, and bike rodeos, to name a few. We support many local charitable organizations that benefit the health of Vermonters and are proud to serve our community through joint projects promoting health awareness, such as The Voices Project.
The Vermont Caring Foundation is a new charitable, non-profit foundation formed by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont. Its mission is to advance and improve health-related programs in Vermont, focusing on those that benefit children and teenagers in Vermont. In this foundation, we:
- Raise and distribute funds to support local programs whose primary purpose is health education, prevention, research, promotion and/or improvement
- Annually designate 4-5 percent of the foundation's assets for grant spending and administrative expenses
- Give preference to grant applications from community-based, Vermont organizations
- Preference also is given to those programs that have the most significant impact on the greatest number of Vermonters
- Encourage applicants to use Foundation grants for leveraged fundraising through matching or challenge grants, whenever possible
- Review applications for grants (the Foundation has a seven-member Vermont Board of Directors)
Growth. Support. Caring.
For our employees as well as our customers.