Company Overview

Trusted. Respected.  And More Than 80 Years Young.
Yes, we’re a name that generations count on. Yes, we’re an industry pioneer. And we’ll keep leading the way in health insurance. So that you can live fearless.

Smile. You’ve got a friend, neighbor and a lifelong partner in your health. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City is the area’s largest locally-based health insurance provider. And we’ve been championing our region’s health and wellness for more than 80 years.

Our Mission
To provide affordable access to healthcare and improve our members’ health.

At Blue KC, we have long put our members first by developing products and services to meet their needs. From our founding in 1938 to more than 80 years of experience in innovative, patient-centered healthcare coverage, Blue KC continues to keep our members at the center of everything we do. Find out more about our journey in the 2022 annual report.

Our Core Values
Core Values are the essence of our organizational identity and represent fundamental beliefs, shared standards of behavior and operating philosophies that contribute to our culture and strategic success.

Core Values define our character as a company, keep us on the right ethical path, help us achieve our goals and guide us in reacting to daily challenges.

  • HEALTHIEST LIFE: We are dedicated to improving the health of our community.
  • EMPOWERMENT: We trusted to advance our mission.
  • INCLUSION: We value differences and respect our members, our community and each other.
  • BETTER TOGETHER: We achieve the best results when we partner as one team.
  • EXCELLENCE: We honor our commitments.


Careers with Blue KC

When you choose a career at Blue KC, you have an opportunity to impact the health and well-being of your family, friends, neighbors, community and region as a whole. Just imagine how rewarding that would be.

For more than 80 years, Blue KC has cared for our members, our community and our employees—empowering them to live their healthiest life and to secure their overall well-being. Your perspective, your development and your contributions matter here. Consider joining us. Together, we are simply better.

Together Blue: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Blue KC is committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive culture where diversity is valued and leveraged, authentic participation is encouraged and all employees have a sense of belonging.

We encourage all Blue KC employees to be life-long learners and join us on our journey to Equity and Inclusion. Therefore, we offer on-going learning and development opportunities in various formats to support Blue KC’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion strategy.


Company Summary
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
Number of Employees
(816) 395-2222
2301 Main Street
Kansas City, MO