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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”...

2014-07-03 08:23:28

- Decisions to Cover Afirma for Use in Thyroid Cancer Diagnosis Bring Total Number of "Blues" Covered Lives to More than 10 Million - SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Veracyte, Inc., a molecular diagnostics company pioneering the field of molecular cytology, today announced that two Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)-affiliated organizations, Highmark Inc. and Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, have issued positive coverage policies for the company's...

2014-07-02 08:27:25

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Triple-S Management Corporation (NYSE: GTS) today announced that it plans to release financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014 before the market opens on Tuesday, August 5, 2014. Ramon M. Ruiz-Comas, President and Chief Executive Officer, will host a conference call to discuss these results at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time. To participate on the call, please dial 877-723-9511 or 719-325-4777 at least 5 minutes before...

2014-07-01 08:35:36

Industry research reveals that 85 percent of health plan executives now consider member engagement "mission critical" to their business DANVERS, Mass., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eliza Corporation ("Eliza") and WellPoint, Inc. ("WellPoint") will conduct a webinar to reveal strategies, best practices, and results of a successful member engagement program based on multi-touch, multi-channel outreach. Produced by America's Health Insurance Plans ("AHIP"), the webinar will feature Melissa...

2014-06-30 23:08:06

Home-based care initiative for aged/disabled begins July 1 Newark, NJ (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Horizon NJ Health, the state’s largest managed Medicaid health plan and an Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) company, announced that it will launch a Managed Long-Term Services and Supports (MLTSS) program beginning July 1, 2014. Horizon NJ Health’s MLTSS program will be statewide. New Jersey’s MLTSS program will serve individuals who have disabilities and/or are...

2014-06-25 08:32:30

Health platform installation includes early identification tool CareAffiliate for care, disease management NEW YORK and CHICO, Calif., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EXL (NASDAQ: EXLS), a leading business process solutions company, today announced that Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC) has implemented CareRadius®, the care management platform created by EXL's health technology group EXL Landa. As part of the platform launch, BCBSNC will also use Landa's...

2014-06-24 23:02:21

Fox Chase Cancer Center joining Horizon BCBSNJ Hospital Network on July 1, 2014 Newark, NJ (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) today announced that Fox Chase Cancer Center – one of the nation’s most renown names in cancer care, will become an in-network provider to Horizon BCBSNJ members beginning July 1, 2014. Jeanes Hospital, which along with Fox Chase is affiliated with the Temple University Health System in Philadelphia, will also...

2014-06-23 12:29:26

PITTSBURGH, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the United Steelworkers (USW) announced that Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield will remain the health insurance provider for its staff personnel and for those Steelworkers who are covered by Highmark through various USW- sponsored plans. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080131/DC12982LOGO "It was an easy decision to keep covering our staff, their families and our members who rely on Highmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield,"...

2014-06-23 08:28:27

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Indiana Family & Social Services Administration (FSSA)offer students insights on access to healthcare INDIANAPOLIS, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Students from Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine are onsite at Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) corporate headquarters in Indianapolis working alongside healthcare professionals in the pharmaceutical industry. Lilly announced today that the summer pilot program will also include...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'