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Associate Benefits

  • Financial Resources

    At Anthem we believe in creating shared success with our associates. That’s why we provide numerous benefits to help you plan for your financial future and achieve your personal and professional goals, including:

    • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan – New associates are eligible to participate in our Plan 30 days after their hire date.
    • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) – As a public company, we have the opportunity to share our success through stock ownership. The ESPP gives you the opportunity to purchase Anthem, Inc. stock at a small discount, through convenient payroll deductions.
    • Life Insurance – Associate, spouse/domestic partner, and/or child(ren) coverage
    • Long–Term Disability Plan
    • Financial Education Resources
  • Career Development

    At Anthem, we believe people should never stop learning and growing. That’s why we support our associates with a dynamic variety of Career Development benefits, including:

    • Tuition Assistance – Anthem can provide up to $5,000 in tax-free reimbursement each year to cover the cost of tuition, required fees, and textbooks at an accredited institution.
    • Certification Awards – To recognize certain certification achievements, we may reward your efforts with a monetary award.
    • Service Recognition Awards – We celebrate your commitment to the company by offering service awards at five-year milestones and upon retirement.
    • Learning and Development – At Anthem, personal development is imperative to our success. That’s why we provide associates a wide variety of flexible development opportunities. Access to online classes, on-demand resources, instructor-led workshops, and on-the-job training tools come together to create a culture of growth and development.
  • Associate Recognition

    At Anthem, we believe hard work, perseverance and success should be rewarded. That’s why we provide a strong compensation package that recognizes the valuable contributions each associate brings to our organization, In addition to competitive salaries, we offer:

    • Base Pay – Our base compensation system is market-driven and built to differentiate among individuals based on performance and competencies.
    • Merit Increases – Base pay merit increases are determined by your performance and pay relative to market data.
    • Incentive Programs – We believe that results improve when we are all aligned as one company working together to achieve common goals. To ensure we all share in Anthem's success, we offer incentive programs so that you are rewarded when the company, your department/business unit and you meet or exceed our objectives
  • Health & Wellness Programs

    At Anthem, we believe healthy associates are happier, more productive and more successful. That’s why we offer a range of health care options that balance attractiveness and cost – empowering you to choose the options that are most appropriate and affordable for you.

    • Medical Coverage – A Health Reimbursement Account and two types of Health Savings Account plans.
    • Dental Coverage – Two dental plans that offer preventive and basic services. The Enhanced Plan offers major dental procedures and orthodontia services.
    • Vision Coverage
    • Disability Benefits - Short-term disability at no cost to you if you are unable to work as a result of a covered illness or injury.
    • Employee Assistance and Work/Life Program – Comprehensive, confidential assistance for a wide array of issues that can affect the work, personal and family life of associates and their household members. Professional work/life services such as legal and financial consultations, as well as child care and elder care referral services.
    • Programs to Improve Your Health – Onsite health services and screenings, tobacco cessation support, weight management programs, newsletters, tools, databases, health and fitness centers at many locations, and fitness club reimbursements for associates without access to an onsite fitness facility.
    • Flexible Spending Accounts – Health care and dependent care with a 10 percent company match on your contribution to the dependent care FSA.
    • Tobacco-free Workplace – All Anthem facilities are tobacco-free, because we believe in providing our associates with a safe, healthy workplace.
  • Work/Life Balance Programs

    At Anthem, we believe making a difference in people’s lives is a practice that should extend well beyond the walls of our offices. That’s why we provide a variety of benefits designed to help associates achieve work-life balance, including:

    • Paid Time Off (PTO) - Accrues on a per-pay-period basis. You may earn 19-24 days based on your completed years of service.
    • Bereavement – Up to three paid days
    • Jury Duty Pay
    • Military Leave – Anthem pays the difference between your military pay and your base compensation for up to one year. You maintain medical, dental, vision and life insurance benefits for one year
    • Adoption Assistance – Anthem will reimburse up to $5,000 ($2,500 for part-time associates) per adoption for eligible expenses
    • Long-term Care
    • Home and Auto Insurance
    • Pet Care Discounts
    • Flexible Work Schedules
    • On-site Cafeterias
    • Scholarships
    • New Mother Rooms

    The information presented here is a general summary. When a conflict exists between information provided in this general summary and terms of the plan, the plan document will prevail. Anthem reserves the right to amend or terminate its benefit plans at any time. Interns are temporary associates and therefore ineligible for many Anthem benefits.