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2014-04-28 08:28:43

BEDMINSTER, N.J., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MCS Healthcare Public Relations, a global communications agency focused on providing its clients with creativity, service and results, today announced it has been named the public relations agency of record (AOR) for Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ), New Jersey's largest health insurance company. "MCS Healthcare Public Relations is well known for their creativity and healthcare expertise, and we look...

2014-04-25 23:09:21

Regence BlueShield of Washington promotes healthy living with the #HealthieSelfie Photo Contest. Using a photo contest app from CafeGive Social, people can snap a selfie of their wellness goals, vote for their favorite photos, and win wellness prizes. Washington (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 Last year, the Oxford Dictionaries named “Selfie” the Word of the Year, and over 17 million photos using #selfie are posted to social networks any given week. But what if selfies could also inspire some...

2014-04-25 23:06:28

Now available from Atlantic Information Services, The AIS Guide to Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans: 2014 offers reliable information on Blues plan products, market strategies, acquisitions and alliances, and features financial projections and hard-to-find data on revenues, earnings, enrollment and medical loss ratios. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 Now available from Atlantic Information Services, Inc. (AIS) — publishers of the monthly newsletter The AIS Report on Blue Cross and...

2014-04-24 12:29:48

CHICAGO, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC), the nation's largest customer-owned health insurer, today announced that John Cannon will join the company on April 29 as executive vice president and chief administrative officer. In this new role, Cannon will report to company president and CEO Patricia Hemingway Hall and have responsibility for HCSC's legal, risk management, human resources and corporate real estate functions. "John will be an...

2014-04-24 12:29:37

ATLANTA, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the National Account Service Company (NASCO) celebrates 27 years of providing an integrated membership and claims processing system for some of the largest Blue Cross(®) and Blue Shield(®) (BCBS) Plans in the country. In 1987, NASCO was founded to provide effective and efficient processing of national account business for BCBS Plans, and national account business remains at the heart of who we are and what we do. From the beginning,...

2014-04-24 12:29:34

Internationally recognized health care futurist Joe Flower provides a look into the future post reform HARRISBURG, Pa., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Capital BlueCross will host internationally renowned health care futurist Joe Flower at its 2014 health care forums in April, which will trace how the health care industry has evolved and where it is headed for businesses and consumers post-health care reform. Titled Picture This: The Development of the Health Care Industry, the...

2014-04-16 23:06:33

High rating based on the company’s strong balance sheet, leading market share and stable earnings. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (BCBSNJ) announced today that Standard & Poor’s (S & P), a leading provider of investment and credit opinions to global capital markets, has reaffirmed its financial rating of “A” for the company following its most recent review. The rating is based on the company’s strong balance sheet, leading...

2014-04-16 23:02:24

Based on data gathered from Securities and Exchange Commission, The AIS Report on Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans* finds WellPoint, Inc. CEO Joseph Swedish received nearly $17 million in salary and other perks during his nine months at the helm in 2013. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 WellPoint, Inc. CEO Joseph Swedish received nearly $17 million in salary and other perks during his nine months at the helm in 2013, The AIS Report on Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans finds in its...

2014-04-15 08:24:30

Mobile health and wellness program provided at no cost to Medicaid beneficiaries in 11 states WASHINGTON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Voxiva, Inc. and Amerigroup, a wholly owned subsidiary of WellPoint, Inc., are experiencing early success with enrollment in Txt4health, a mobile health and wellness program for adults age 18 and over. Through a partnership between Voxiva and SafeLink Health Solutions®, a TracFone brand, Amerigroup members have access to free mobile phones and...

2014-04-11 16:21:45

DETROIT, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Michigan's Insurance Commissioner provided direction on how the state would interpret March's announcement by the Obama Administration regarding the extension of non-complaint ACA plans. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan issued the following statement on the decision: "Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan is reviewing the Insurance Commissioner's guidance regarding the extension of non-compliant plans, and we will need to determine the...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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