For Immediate Release: October 13, 2021
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KANSAS CITY, MO. (October 13, 2021)—Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City (Blue KC) has been recognized as #83 of the Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America in 2021 by Healthiest Employers®, the leading national recognition program for employee wellness. This award honors organizations from around the country that are demonstrating care for their people by investing in health and well-being solutions and initiatives.
“We are pleased to be recognized among an impressive list of organizations across the country that are committed to employee well-being,” said Erin Stucky, Blue KC’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “As a company dedicated to improving health, we focus our employee initiatives on whole-person wellness.”
The Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America award honors organizations that care for their employees by investing in health and well-being solutions and initiatives. Organizations are judged on six categories: Culture and Leadership Commitment, Foundational Components, Strategic Planning, Communications and Marketing, Programming and Interventions, and Reporting and Analytics.
In February, Blue KC was named a 2021 Healthiest Employers honoree in the 500-1,499 employees category by the Kansas City Business Journal. Honorees of the regional awards are then considered for the national award. More information about the national award, including a list of the 100 honorees, can be found here.
About Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City, the largest not-for-profit health insurer in Missouri and the only not-for-profit commercial health insurer in Kansas City, has been part of the Kansas City community since 1938. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City provides health coverage services to more than one million residents in the greater Kansas City area, including Johnson and Wyandotte counties in Kansas and 30 counties in Northwest Missouri. Our mission: to provide affordable access to healthcare and to improve the health of our members. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. For more information on the company, visit its website at BlueKC.com.