One of the World's Most Ethical Companies

CareFirst believes that confidence is earned when business is conducted with integrity and the highest standards of ethics–we are truthful in all dealings with our customers and careful to accurately represent the quality, features and availability of CareFirst products and services.

The Role of Speaking Up in Maintaining a Strong Ethical Culture

CareFirst takes pride in our commitment to ethics and integrity, which is why we launched an annual report detailing our efforts to create and maintain a culture that allows our difference makers to "Speak Up." Below, please find our annual report, which highlights the role that open communication and trust play in building and maintaining our strong culture of ethics and compliance. It also provides an overview of our compliance and ethics processes and highlights important yearly trends and statistics in reporting, investigating and remediating compliance and ethics issues.

The Ethisphere Institute annually recognizes CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield as one of the ‘World’s Most Ethical Companies’ based on our commitment to high ethical business standards and practices.

In compiling this year's list, Ethisphere scored nominees in five key categories, including:

  • Ethics and compliance program
  • Corporate citizenship and responsibility
  • Culture of ethics
  • Governance
  • Leadership and reputation
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About Ethisphere Institute

Ethisphere Institute is a leading international organization dedicated to the research and promotion of best practices in corporate ethics and compliance. It recognizes the efforts of companies that have made the decision to proactively invest resources in compliance, sending a clear signal that compliance and ethics are an absolute organizational priority.

CareFirst is one of 135 companies worldwide, and one of only four health insurance companies to receive this honor. 2024 marks the twelfth consecutive year CareFirst has received this distinctive award.

Read the News Release.