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2014-06-06 08:25:24

CAMP HILL, Pa., June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Registration is now open for Highmark Inc.'s 12(th) annual Fun, Fit & Fabulous women's health conference set for Saturday, Aug. 30, in Hershey, Pa. The event's keynote speaker will be Zonya Foco, registered dietitian, nutrition expert, author, TV host and motivational speaker who uses humor to entertain and educate audiences about improving their nutrition and health. The theme of this year's Fun, Fit and Fabulous program is "I'm...

2014-06-05 23:08:33

Largest Arizona-based health insurance provider to offer comprehensive branded private exchange for purchasing health benefit products. Seattle (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Array Health, a provider of private insurance exchange technology, today announced that Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ) has selected the Array Spectrum™ Private Exchange solution for managing employers’ enrollment and benefits plan choices. Multiple funding arrangements for groups will also be available. The...

2014-06-05 23:08:31

Moderated panel will address strategy and experience with private exchanges in a consumer-focused environment SEATTLE (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 At next week’s America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) Institute 2014, private exchange expert and CEO of Array Health will moderate a panel of health plan executives featuring projections and insights on the future of private exchanges in a new, reformed, consumer-focused environment. The June 11 panel is part of AHIP’s Health Insurance...

2014-06-05 16:29:11

PHOENIX, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ) President and CEO, Rich Boals, has been recognized by Arizona Town Hall with the prestigious 2014 Shirley Agnos Legacy Award. "Rich has long been dedicated to making Arizona a better place to live. His efforts are seen in his leadership and the way in which he brings people from all backgrounds together," said Town Hall President Tara Jackson. "With an affinity for initiatives focused on...

2014-05-28 12:31:56

Nearly 100,000 new members will gain access to highly coordinated, cost-effective, quality care ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico (BCBSNM) received its final regulatory approval to acquire Lovelace Health Plan commercial members and the Medicare Advantage contract. The transaction is expected to be complete on June 1, 2014. This acquisition does not include Lovelace's hospitals, providers, pharmacies or clinics. The Department...

2014-05-27 23:01:59

Farmers markets across Minnesota sign on to accept EBT and offer Market Bucks incentive; ease of use and increased buying power fuels increase in number of SNAP participants shopping at markets Eagan, Minnesota (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 Access to fresh, affordable food continues to be a challenge that low-income Minnesotans face as they strive to eat healthier. A collaborative effort by rural and urban farmers markets, the Center for Prevention at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (Blue...

2014-05-23 20:21:54

PHOENIX, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona is offering assistance to its members who have been affected by the Slide Fire in northern Arizona. As part of its emergency response plan, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona is making exceptions to immediately allow for early refills on prescription medications, through the end of June, for insured members who have been affected by the fire. "We always have our members' best interests in mind, in this case...

2014-05-20 23:12:01

“Pulling Together Minnesota,” a new campaign from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota, aims to expand conversations about health and highlight the role of our communities. Eagan, Minnesota (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 While most Minnesotans believe that being healthy comes down to personal decisions and willpower, they also acknowledge that there are significant obstacles getting in their way. “Pulling Together Minnesota,” a new campaign from the Center for Prevention at Blue Cross...

2014-05-20 16:23:35

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Race 13.1 is pleased to announce that Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC) is now the Title and Presenting Sponsor of every Race 13.1 event in North Carolina through 2016. The Blue Cross and Blue Shield Live Fearless Race 13.1 Series is one of the nation's newest half marathon racing series with each event featuring a half marathon and 5k and 10k races. "A sponsorship with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina is...

2014-05-20 12:34:39

Innovative partnership brings new service to Highmark's Medicare Advantage members in Pennsylvania. PITTSBURGH, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After a hospital stay, many seniors require extended care at rehabilitation facilities, nursing homes, long-term care hospitals or in their own home. Recognizing that navigating this process can be stressful for members and their caregivers, Highmark Inc. has initiated a three-year partnership with naviHealth, a national post-acute care...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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