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2014-04-07 08:31:53

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Triple-S Management Corporation (NYSE: GTS) today announced that it plans to release financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014 before the market opens on May 6, 2014. Ramon M. Ruiz-Comas, President and Chief Executive Officer, will host a conference call to discuss these results at 9:30 a.m. Eastern Time. To participate on the call, please dial 877-941-6009 or 480-629-9819 at least 5 minutes before start...

2014-04-02 23:26:16

The CareFirst grant will help support Walden’s 24-hour crisis hotline and suffering victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Walden has received a grant for $10,000 from CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield (CareFirst) to provide general operating support for the organization’s Crisis and Trauma/Mental Health Program. The CareFirst grant will help support Walden’s 24-hour crisis hotline and suffering victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. To date,...

2014-04-02 16:31:25

Awards support health impact assessments and accessing health care coverage EAGAN, Minn., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Foundation has awarded $1.7 million to date in 2014. Recent awards include funding in support of outreach, screening and application assistance to help uninsured people across the state enroll in state health care coverage programs; support for up to three Minnesota health impact assessment projects, training and...

2014-04-02 12:31:53

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Capital BlueCross Chief Marketing Officer Donna K. Lencki will discuss the power of the consumer in shaping today's health care industry during a panel on April 7 at the 11th annual World Health Care Congress Health Plan and Payer Summit in National Harbor, MD. "The way consumers buy products and services is different than it was even a few years ago," said Lencki. "Consumerism is the name of the game, and the health insurance...

2014-04-02 12:31:20

Subsidy eligibility and plan pricing are key factors driving on-marketplace plan choice and enrollment decisions for Michigan consumers seeking individual coverage DETROIT, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the close of the six-month ACA Marketplace open enrollment period, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and its HMO subsidiary, Blue Care Network, were selected by more than 300,000 Michigan consumers. "In a highly competitive marketplace, Michigan consumers overwhelmingly chose Blue Cross...

2014-03-31 16:26:33

PHOENIX, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 2014 J.D. Power U.S. Member Health Plan Study((SM) )ranks Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ) highest among health plan members in the Southwest region. The Southwest region consists of Arizona, Nevada and New Mexico. BCBSAZ also received the region's highest scores in the following categories: -- Coverage and benefits -- Provider choice -- Customer service -- Claims processing "This year as BCBSAZ reflects...

2014-03-26 23:04:35

Phone Lines, Horizon Connect, and Blue To You Van All Mobilized to Get Consumers Covered Newark, NJ (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 With the end of the 2014 open enrollment period for individual policies just days away, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (BCBSNJ) announced an “Insure-A-Thon” to help consumers seeking to purchase a new health insurance plan by the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) March 31 deadline. Under the ACA, most Americans are subject to a 2014 tax penalty if they...

2014-03-26 16:24:17

Uninsured people should start the application process now to ensure 2014 coverage DETROIT, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan doesn't want people to go without health insurance, and the best way for uninsured people to ensure they are covered is to start an enrollment application before March 31. "We are here to help people with their questions, and have provided extensive online resources and expanded our call center hours through March 31 to give people advice...

2014-03-25 23:30:21

Captures Recent Improvements Made by Health Insurance Companies to Actively Engage and Support Consumers Seattle, WA (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 EveryMove, Inc., an innovator in health rewards-based marketing and incentives, released today an updated EveryMove 100 Health Insurance Index™ (https://everymove.org/everymove-100) which ranks the top 100 health insurance companies in the U.S. based on how well they engage with and empower consumers to manage their own health. This update includes...

2014-03-19 23:28:02

Based on an analysis done by Avalere Health LLC exclusively for The AIS Report on Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans of data recently released by CMS, Blues plans now collectively top 2 million MA members. Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Collectively, the nation’s Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans began 2014 with nearly 2.3 million Medicare Advantage (MA) enrollees — up almost 16% since February 2013, according to an exclusive analysis done by Avalere Health LLC of data from the...