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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...

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...


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