22 insurers recognized for corporate equality

Twenty-two health insurers scored a 95 percent or higher on Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Corporate Equality Index 2018.

The index ranks major businesses on corporate policies and practices relating to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer employees. The ranking comprises Fortune magazine's 500 largest companies, The American Lawyer magazine's top 200 firms in terms of revenue and hundreds of publicly and privately held businesses.

Here are the 22 payers earning at least a 95 percent on the index, with 100 percent being the highest score.

1. Aetna — 100 percent

2. Anthem — 100 percent 

3. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida — 100 percent

4. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts — 100 percent

5. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota — 100 percent

6. Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island — 100 percent

7. Blue Shield of California — 100 percent

8. CareFirst — 100 percent

9. Centene Corp. — 100 percent

10. Cigna — 100 percent

11. Excellus Health Plan — 100 percent

12. Group Health Cooperative — 100 percent

13. Harvard Pilgrim Health Care — 100 percent  

14. Health Care Service Corp. — 100 percent

15. Highmark — 100 percent

16. Humana — 100 percent

17. Kaiser Permanente — 100 percent

18. Tufts Health Plan — 100 percent

19. Wellmark — 100 percent

20. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan — 95 percent

21. BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee — 95 percent

22. UnitedHealth Group — 95 percent
 
To access the full index, click here

This article was updated Nov. 15 at 12 p.m. CT

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