For the fourth sequential year, Anthem, Inc. (NYSE: ATH) has been nominated by FORTUNE magazine as one of its 10 most respected health care companies in America. Anthem also upgraded its ratings in all the survey criteria, including ranking second in the essence of products and services.
- FORTUNE promulgates its list of America’s Most Admired Companies annually from a group of the 10 largest companies by revenue in 64 industries. Ten thousand executives, directors, and securities analysts are asked to rate the companies in their own industries on eight criteria that include modification, financial soundness, employee talent, use of corporate assets, long-term financing value, social engagement, quality of supervision, and quality of products/services.
- Larry C. Glasscock, chairman, president, and chief executive officer of Anthem, Inc. said, “We are delighted by FORTUNE’s continued recognition of our efforts. Anthem’s continued strong showing recognizes the guidance and dedication of our 20,000 associates to perception and meeting the needs of our customers and ensuring their satisfaction. We will remain focused on our customers and on our mission of improving the health of the people we serve.”
- Anthem is the fourth-largest publicly purchased health benefits company in the United States and an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. Throughout the pandemic, Anthem has offered 80 hours of paid leave to employees that are ill or have children and has also paid for the cost of COVID-19 testing and treatment. Anthem’s goal is to promote the health of the people it serves.
- Anthem Chief Executive Officer Gail Boudreaux said in a statement,” Inspired by our purpose, kindled by our mission, and blended by our values, Anthem associates work hard each day to make a positive difference in the world. We are dedicated to creating a workplace where every one of our associates feels engaged and valued.”