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2014-03-05 12:26:51

Campaign offers education and enrollment resources across Texas throughout the month of March RICHARDSON, Texas, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) has launched "Countdown to Coverage," a community-based effort to enroll Texans in the Health Insurance Marketplace before the enrollment period ends on March 31. BCBSTX is offering health insurance education resources and enrollment opportunities in communities across Texas during the final few...

2014-02-27 23:38:46

CDIS is an organization of experienced, fully licensed and trained education specialists and administration that bridge the gap between insurance and education. The agency provides cost-effective insurance solutions for individuals and families of all ages that are uninsured, underinsured or in transition. Albuquerque, New Mexico (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Consumers Direct Insurance Services, Inc. (CDIS), an Independent, Authorized Senior General Agent for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of...

2014-02-27 23:29:14

Brings years of local health insurance experience to senior leadership team Albany, NY (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 CDPHP® is pleased to announce that Brian O’Grady has been appointed senior vice president of sales, effective March 10, 2014. With nearly 20 years of health insurance leadership experience, Mr. O’Grady will be responsible for large and small group sales, exchange sales development and broker relations. In his role at CDPHP, Mr. O’Grady will focus on sales...

2014-02-26 20:23:01

Automating the Calculation of Coverage Example Payments on Health Plan Summaries of Benefits and Coverage (SBCs) Yields Dramatic Time Savings COCONUT CREEK, Fla., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VUE Software(®), the leading provider of distribution and producer management solutions for the insurance industry, today announced that Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont (BCBSVT) has gone live with the Coverage Example Calculator, an enhancement to VUE Benefit Summary Tool. The...

2014-02-26 16:27:47

Payment changes aimed at protecting the affordability of cancer care for Western Pennsylvanians PITTSBURGH, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning April 1, 2014, Highmark will restore more rational payments for cancer care in Western Pennsylvania by eliminating markups to the cost of certain oncology-related services, including infusion chemotherapy drugs. The dramatic increase in the cost of infusion chemotherapy treatment has been occurring in Western Pennsylvania and other parts...

2014-02-20 08:32:54

160,000+ members across Idaho now have access to HealthFitness nurse line MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Trustworthy care guidance from a health professional could make a critical difference, whether it's for a twisted ankle during touch football or a child's ear pain at 4 a.m. A new partnership between health management solution leader HealthFitness and Blue Cross of Idaho will offer round-the-clock nurse line services to the employers and Medicare...

2014-02-19 12:26:18

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Capital BlueCross has ascended to No. 3 globally, up from No. 10 last year, on the Training Magazine annual list of Top 125 companies for employee training. Training Magazine is the leading business publication for learning and development professionals and publishes the only report that ranks company employee training programs worldwide. "Earning the ranking of No. 3 this year recognizes that we didn't rest on our laurels after...

2014-02-19 08:27:07

NEW YORK, Feb 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WebMD Health Corp. (Nasdaq: WBMD), the leading source of health information, and the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association's Federal Employee Program (FEP) today announced the successful roll-out of a broad range of health management and healthcare transparency solutions to five million Blue Cross and Blue Shield Service Benefit Plan members. As of January 1, Service Benefit Plan members have access to a range of wellness services and solutions...

2014-02-18 16:26:17

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Earlier today, the Pennsylvania Insurance Department received an application filing from Highmark, Inc. which seeks department approval for the merger of Highmark and Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania. "The highest priority in our review of this application is to see that consumers will be protected and the impacted health insurers remain financially strong and the market competitive," Insurance Commissioner Michael...

2014-02-18 16:26:14

Highmark files for approval with Pennsylvania Insurance Department WILKES-BARRE, Pa. and PITTSBURGH, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The boards of directors of Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania (BCNEPA) and Highmark Inc. (Highmark) today announced the signing of a definitive agreement to merge, marking a key milestone in bringing together the two not-for-profit health insurance leaders to better serve the communities of northeastern and north central Pennsylvania. "This definitive...


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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
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  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
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