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2014-05-08 23:04:27

Third round of Project RN funding raises total investment to $3 million. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield (CareFirst) plans to invest an additional $960,000 in stipends to as many as 12 nursing students pursuing advanced degrees to become nurse educators through the company’s Project RN nurse education partnership program. Project RN’s 2014 grant awards include $80,000 stipends over 36 months for one student at each of the following schools: Bowie...

2014-05-08 20:24:30

PHOENIX, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "We are very pleased with the Arizona Department of Insurance's (DOI) announcement today," said Jeff Stelnik, a Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ) senior vice president. The DOI released a statement giving insurers the option to renew plans that would otherwise have been cancelled under the Affordable Care Act. Members affected are those who purchased plans between March 24, 2010 and Dec. 31, 2013. "We support the decision...

2014-05-08 16:26:02

Honor recognizes health insurer for promoting health HARRISBURG, Pa., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Capital BlueCross received the 2014 Lehigh Valley Business Coalition on Health Care's (LVBCH) Partnership Award during the LVBCH's Annual Conference held at DeSales University in Center Valley, Pa. The award honors a local health insurer for its collaboration with the LVBCH to promote the health of its employer members, and their employees and families. "One of the strengths of...

2014-05-07 12:30:50

Capital BlueCross seeks to spotlight people living life to the fullest thanks to the security of health insurance HARRISBURG, Pa., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Capital BlueCross is looking for "Faces of Fearless" - and your "fearless" story, submitted as a 60-second video or photo with a brief description, could earn you a cash prize of up to $1,000. Inspired by Capital BlueCross' Live Fearless advertising campaign, the company has launched a contest titled "Faces of Fearless" which...

2014-05-01 23:06:10

Horizon BCBSNJ named a top ten company for fourth consecutive year Newark, NJ (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) announced today that it has been named as one of DiversityInc Magazine’s Top Ten Regional Companies. The annual award was presented to Horizon BCBSNJ at last week’s DiversityInc event dinner in New York City. “Horizon is pleased to be recognized as a top performing company in our region by DiversityInc,” said Alison...

2014-05-01 16:22:06

DETROIT, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan issued the following statement from president and CEO Daniel J. Loepp today regarding the announcement on Alan Mulally's retirement from Ford Motor Company. "I want to congratulate Alan Mulally on his success at Ford Motor Company and wish him every success and happiness for the future. "Mr. Mulally successfully steered one of America's great companies and storied automotive brands through a devastating...

2014-05-01 12:32:11

Five-Year, $12.5 million Agreement to Become the Exclusive System Sponsor CHICAGO, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced today that Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) has committed to a $12.5 million, five-year sponsorship investment to support, strengthen and expand the popular Divvy bike share program. "Our partnership with Blue Cross helps us to expand the bike share system, improve and maintain bike lanes, and encourage cycling in all...

2014-04-30 23:06:31

Somerset Patriots now offer the baseball fare menu with a healthy, Jersey Fresh twist Bridgewater, NJ (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Fans of the Somerset Patriots baseball team will find a healthier selection of food at their concession stands this season thanks to some culinary teamwork with Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey. The Horizon Healthy Plate Concession Stand, which opened today at TD Bank Ballpark, offers heart-healthy and nutritious alternatives to the traditional ballpark...

2014-04-29 08:34:11

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Known for more than half a century as Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida, today Florida Blue marks its 70th anniversary as a proven health care market leader, and a recognized contributor to local communities throughout the state of Florida. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120904/MM67207LOGO Since 1944, Florida Blue has helped people in their pursuit of health, reflecting the company's commitment to ensuring affordable...

2014-04-28 08:31:29

The company has been receiving positive feedback while notifying customers with June renewals HARRISBURG, Pa., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Capital BlueCross has been offering small employer group customers with a renewal date of June 1 through Dec. 31, 2014 the option of retaining their current health insurance plan for one more year. "Small businesses are critical to the economic stability and growth of our communities," said Tracy Onorofsky, Capital BlueCross senior vice...


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