Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC) is the largest customer-owned health insurance company in the United States, and an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association It also deals in life insurance products and is structured as a mutual legal reserve insurer. It concentrates its operations in Illinois and Texas. As the 4th largest health insurer in the US overall, it employs more than 22,000 people and serves nearly 15 million members. In 1936, a group of Chicago civic leaders, hospital officials and physicians pooled their own resources and launched what was initially called the Chicago Plan for Hospital Care. The companys first health insurance policy became effective on January 21, 1937. The company, incorporated as Hospital Service Corporation, enrolled 36,000 members in the first six months of operations. The company adopted the Blue Cross symbol in 1939 and the Blue Shield symbol in 1947.
Highest paying job titles at Health Care Service Corporation include Senior Software Engineer, Medical Director, and Software Engineer