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2013-12-17 23:03:32

Rhode Island's largest health insurer selects Xand for colocation, disaster recovery, and managed services in multi-year, multimillion dollar agreement. Hawthorne, NY (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 Xand, the Northeast’s premier provider of colocation, cloud, disaster recovery, and managed services, announced today that Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island (BCBSRI), the state’s largest health insurer, has entrusted Xand with its mission-critical infrastructure for production and...

2013-12-17 23:02:10

New vision plan for employers offered by New Jersey largest health insurer. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (BCBSNJ) today announced a new vision plan for employers to provide employees and their families with affordable coverage for their vision care. The Horizon Vision Program will offer a number of product options for employers with more than 50 employees with coverage starting on January 1, 2014. “Providing affordable coverage for...

2013-12-17 12:25:49

RICHARDSON, Texas, Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) announced today that Cherry Jefferson, a senior provider network contracting representative at BCBSTX has been named the company's Volunteer of the Year. Located in the BCBSTX Houston office, Cherry has supported numerous charitable initiatives such as Marathon Kids, Great Pumpkin Fun Run, Blue Bear appearances, KaBOOM playground builds, Houston Rockets Health Fair, Astros Health Days and...

2013-12-13 16:24:30

BOISE, Idaho, Dec. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Regence BlueShield of Idaho announced today its eligible members with individual and small group plans will have the option of renewing their existing health care policies for 2014. Individual and small group plans were scheduled to begin to be discontinued on January 1 as they renewed in accordance with the Affordable Care Act (ACA). "With the ongoing changes in the health care system, we are standing beside our members by maximizing...

2013-12-12 12:26:43

Elizabeth Moran, J.D. and Brooks Deibele join leadership team; Monica Engel promoted to Vice President EAGAN, Minn., Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (Blue Cross) today announced the addition of key new leadership roles in its legal and sales divisions. Elizabeth Moran, vice president of legal affairs Elizabeth (Betsy) Moran, J.D., was named vice president of legal affairs, responsible for providing leadership and representation on...

2013-12-12 12:26:36

For coverage effective Jan. 1, consumers must select an ACA compliant plan by Dec. 23 DETROIT, Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the past week, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan has monitored the progress of healthcare.gov and has seen encouraging evidence that the site is working better, signifying important progress at a critical time for Michigan consumers. In order to have active coverage beginning Jan. 1, consumers need to select a health insurance plan by Dec. 23. To help them do that...

2013-12-11 08:31:19

Employee Recognized For Efforts That Have a Lasting Impact on Local Communities CHICAGO, Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Jim Barone, director of Strategic Sourcing at Health Care Service Corporation was recognized as the 2013 Blue Corps Volunteer of the Year. For more than ten years, Barone has demonstrated commendable leadership and commitment to community service through employee volunteer and giving efforts for such organizations as Loaves and Fishes Community Pantry in Naperville,...

2013-12-10 12:32:08

Funding and technical assistance from the Center for Prevention will help nine organizations improve the health and livability of communities by increasing access and reducing barriers to physical activity. EAGAN, Minn., Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Safe and convenient places to be active make communities more vibrant, healthy and strong. To support the work of community organizations in creating safe places for physical activity in Minnesota, the Center for Prevention...

2013-12-09 12:27:31

PHOENIX, Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ) is pleased to introduce Jennifer Kaufman who has been hired as vice president of marketing for the company. Kaufman brings extensive industry expertise to BCBSAZ, having worked in marketing and brand management positions for more than 20 years. She is a proven leader who has been recognized throughout her career for her ability to blend strategy and creative vision along with a passion for...

2013-12-09 12:26:45

Top rating from Human Rights Campaign Foundation underscores health company's commitment to LGBT equality EAGAN, Minn., Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (Blue Cross) achieved a perfect score on the Human Right Campaign's (HRC) annual Corporate Equality Index (CEI) for 2014. Blue Cross was among 934 U.S. businesses rated this year, and one of only 303 to achieve the top rating of 100 percent. The CEI is broadly recognized as the...