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2014-07-29 08:32:26

Health Care Service Corporation Research Shows CDHP Members continuously experience lower health care costs and take more advantage of preventive health measures CHICAGO, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Individuals enrolled in consumer-directed health plans (CDHPs) continue to utilize health care services more efficiently, long after switching from their traditional insurance plans, according to a comprehensive data analysis by Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC), operator of the Blue Cross...

2014-07-28 16:23:23

'Health and Wellness University' event teaches kids about being healthy, staying active and living fearless HARRISBURG, Pa., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Living healthy while having fun is a key message professional athletes will share with more than 120 children, whose parents work at Capital BlueCross, during a special "Health and Wellness University" program from 8:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Tuesday, July 29, at the company's headquarters in Harrisburg. Highlighting the day will be a...

2014-07-24 23:02:29

Facebook sweeps for a week’s stay in Lavallette shore house in its final days Newark, NJ (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Horizon BCBSNJ’s second annual “Back to the Boardwalk” sweepstakes, which will give one lucky family a rent-free week in a beautiful Lavallette shore house, is accepting entries only until August 3, 2014. Don’t miss your chance to win a week’s vacation at the Jersey shore. The sweepstakes is open to all New Jersey residents, 25 or older.* Residents can enter by...

2014-07-22 12:29:39

BCBSTX Focuses on Geographic Diversity and Invests More Than $1.5 Million in Funding Across the State to Promote Health and Wellness for Children RICHARDSON, Texas, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Now in its fourth year, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) announced today that its Healthy Kids, Healthy Families (HKHF) initiative has awarded $1.54 million in grants to 29 organizations across the state. Of the 29 grantees, 19 are new recipients....

2014-07-17 23:04:32

Projects will help revitalize three cities in New Jersey. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) today announced that it is investing nearly $1 million in seven urban community development projects through the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs’ (DCA) Neighborhood Revitalization Tax Credit (NRTC) program. The supported projects will assist with the economic revitalization of Newark, Jersey City and Camden. “Horizon has...

2014-07-14 23:02:21

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey to demonstrate HorizonSelect, its private online marketplace. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Employers looking to lower their health care costs and provide their employees with more benefit options must understand how purchasing benefits is changing. Private exchanges, or private online marketplaces, are the future of employee benefits. Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) is offering a free webinar, The Future of...

2014-07-10 23:01:12

South Jersey arts center selected for support and anniversary grants Millville and Newark, NJ (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey is celebrating ten years of supporting community organizations throughout the state by awarding one of its long-time grantees a special anniversary present: An extra $10,000 for general operating support. The gift recipient, the Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center, had just received separate Foundation approval of a $10,000 award for its...

2014-07-10 08:29:13

Costs Lower than Expected for 3rd Consecutive Year; Key Quality Indicators Show Positive Care Trends for 1.1 Million Members Covered by PCMH Program BALTIMORE, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After three years, CareFirst's large-scale, region-wide Patient-Centered Medical Home Program (PCMH) is continuing to lower the rising costs of care for CareFirst members covered by the program. In addition, emerging data suggests that CareFirst members under the care of participating PCMH...

2014-07-08 12:28:40

Updated LifeSecure products now available to Michigan individual market DETROIT, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and LifeSecure Insurance Company have partnered to offer comprehensive supplemental insurance options to Michigan consumers. The LifeSecure products will be jointly marketed with BCBSM, and are being offered by both companies in Michigan to individual consumers. Individual offerings began July 1. The products will be available to group customers...

2014-07-07 23:01:17

Second annual sweepstakes will send one lucky family to beautiful Lavallette for a rent-free week in a shore-front house just steps from the boardwalk. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 Nothing is more identifiably “New Jersey” than our state’s beloved shore, and Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) believes that families should have the opportunity to experience a true Jersey shore summer vacation. Horizon BCSBNJ’s second annual “Back to the Boardwalk”...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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