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2014-04-10 16:23:59

Results Highlighted in Social Responsibility Report RICHARDSON, Texas, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2013, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) collaborated with community partners across the state to improve the health and wellness of more than 6 million children. According to the company's just-released social responsibility report, which can be found online at www.bcbstx2013srr.com, BCBSTX and local nonprofit organizations made significant progress reaching at-risk children by...

2014-04-10 16:23:07

Corporate outreach efforts to benefit all 15 Arizona Counties TUCSON, Ariz., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To commemorate 75 years in business and to thank Arizona for always supporting the locally-based health insurer, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ) is launching a 12-month celebration reaching every county in the state. "We want to acknowledge those who are also working tirelessly to improve the lives of Arizonans - from Apache to Santa Cruz. This year-long campaign...

2014-04-08 23:04:54

New ACO covers over 3,000 Horizon members and more than 80 doctors at 22 office locations. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) and Teaneck-based Holy Name Medical Center, through its HNMC Hospital/Physicians ACO, announced today the formation of a new Accountable Care Organization (ACO) designed to improve patient care coordination and quality outcomes for over 3,000 Horizon BCBSNJ members. The new ACO will serve Horizon BCBSNJ...

2014-04-08 12:31:17

"No meaningful progress" to maintain affordable access for Western Pennsylvania residents PITTSBURGH, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a status update concerning contract discussions with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield today said no meaningful progress is being made. Meanwhile, questions about the status of a Highmark and UPMC contract continue to be asked by area employers, health plan members, elected officials and the...

2014-04-07 23:00:48

Horizon encourages public, employers to participate in eighth annual Walk @ Lunch Day Newark, NJ (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 On Wednesday, April 30, hundreds of Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey employees from office locations around the state will take part in the Eighth Annual National Walk @ Lunch Day. As a state-wide organizer for this national health and wellness event, Horizon BCBSNJ is also encouraging employers and public officials throughout New Jersey to support and take...

2014-04-07 12:33:59

CHICAGO, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC), the nation's largest customer-owned health insurer, collaborated with hundreds of community partners to improve the health and wellness of more than 6.7 million children in less than three years. According to the company's just-released Social Responsibility Report, which can be found online at www.hcsc2013srr.com, HCSC and local nonprofit organizations made significant progress reaching at-risk children by...

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...


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  • A stinking tobacco.
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