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2014-08-28 16:28:19

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Capital BlueCross has long supported programs that increase access to health care and health coverage for our community. This tradition of service continues through our work with the Children's Health Insurance Program and most recently with our involvement in Governor Corbett's proposed Healthy Pennsylvania plan to cover many uninsured individuals. We were proud to be a selected plan by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to potentially...

2014-08-26 23:04:04

ACF Insurance Services, Inc. is certified to assist clients with Affordable Care Act questions and applications which is commonly referred to as ObamaCare. Raleigh, North Carolina (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 ACF Insurance Services, Inc. is certified to assist clients with Affordable Care Act questions and applications which is commonly referred to as ObamaCare. With the increasing costs of health care, one simply cannot afford to be without medical insurance. Affordable health insurance is...

2014-08-21 23:03:09

This is the second year of the “Back to the Boardwalk” sweepstakes. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Lauren Collura, a mother of two from Waldwick, N.J., is the winner of the 2014 “Back to the Boardwalk” Facebook sweepstakes. Lauren, her husband, and two children will enjoy a week-long vacation at a beautiful four-bedroom beachfront house in Lavallette beginning this Saturday. This is the second year of the “Back to the Boardwalk” sweepstakes. Last year, Horizon Blue Cross...

2014-08-12 08:31:28

Agreement Adds Swedish Facilities in King County to Premera's Value-Based Networks in 2015 MOUNTLAKE TERRACE, Wash., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Premera Blue Cross today announced that Swedish Health Services in King County will become a part of its value-based networks serving Premera's individual and small group customers in 2015. Effective January 1, 2015, Premera's expanded value-based networks will include Swedish hospital campuses located at First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard...

2014-08-11 23:03:57

Eagan, Minn. (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (Blue Cross) today announced that Dr. William Gerardi will serve as chief medical officer and senior vice president of health management. In this role, he is responsible for setting business goals that increase the quality of care for Blue Cross members while continuing to driving lower overall costs. Gerardi will provide strategic direction and oversight to multiple areas of the organization, including...

2014-08-11 20:24:56

PHOENIX, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Blue Cross(®) Blue Shield(®) of Arizona Advantage (BCBSAZ Advantage), an affiliate of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ), has named Dave Firdaus as Chief Executive Officer. BCBSAZ Advantage is a joint venture between Banner Health and BCBSAZ to sell Medicare products. Firdaus previously served as Senior Vice President of Population Health for Accretive Health, Inc. "BCBSAZ Advantage's mission to serve the Arizona senior...

2014-08-11 16:27:21

Prop 45 Will Protect Overcharged Consumers From Paying for Massive Health Insurer Profits SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The report of HealthNet's $120.9 million second quarter profit, which is 4 times its 2013 second quarter profit, is yet another reminder, amid a slew of massive health insurer profit reports, of the need for Proposition 45's protections from health insurer profiteering said Consumer Watchdog Campaign today. Proposition 45 will shine a light...

2014-08-08 08:25:51

Builds on 78-Year Commitment to Illinois Communities CHICAGO, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) is awarding $3,380,000 to nonprofit health and human service organizations that are making meaningful differences in the lives of the people of Illinois. "Giving back to help our communities is part of our 78-year legacy of serving the people of Illinois," says Donna Gerber, vice-president, Public Affairs and Community Investments. "Just as the...

2014-08-07 16:29:54

Manika Turnbull Honored by Leadership Greater Chicago CHICAGO, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) Chief of Staff Manika Turnbull has been selected to the elite Leadership Fellows Class of 2015 by Leadership Greater Chicago (LGC). She joins 35 other diverse leaders who during their year-long tenure will explore the challenges and problems facing metropolitan Chicago. They will learn about issues including education; crime and...

2014-08-05 12:31:24

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With participation from nearly 16,000 walkers, the 2014 Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community, held in five locations across Pennsylvania this spring, helped 184 local non-profit organizations raise a record-breaking $1.19 million. This marks the fourth consecutive year that the walks in Bethlehem, Erie, Harrisburg, Johnstown and Pittsburgh have generated more than $1 million and brings the 12-year fundraising total for the walks to $7.8 million,...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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