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2014-10-03 12:24:03

Their focus: Connect with kids to get them moving and developing healthier habits DETROIT, Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to encourage Michigan children to get physically active and develop healthier habits, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan is partnering with the Detroit Pistons as the first-ever presenting sponsor of the Mob Squad, the youth hip hop and jazz dance crew that performs at Detroit Pistons' games at the Palace in Auburn Hills. The sponsorship supports Blue...

2014-09-08 16:23:06

DETROIT, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to support Michigan children and their families to develop healthier habits, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan is partnering with the Detroit Lions on the #MIKidsCan Lions Experience Sweepstakes, a digital sweepstakes asking Lions fans to share what their kids can do to be healthy and active while receiving an opportunity to win prizes. The sweepstakes supports BCBSM's ongoing commitment to children's health and its #MIKidsCan...

2014-09-02 12:29:17

New campaign calls on public to engage on obesity crisis, celebrate kids' efforts to be healthy DETROIT, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As Michigan continues to confront the health challenge of having one in three of its young people considered statistically overweight, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan is launching a series of high-profile events and partnership activations to get people engaged in sharing ideas about how to improve the health of Michigan's kids. The new campaign - called...

2014-08-19 12:28:23

Collaborative model improves quality and patient outcomes, lowers complications DETROIT, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Over a five-year period, five programs sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network to improve the quality of certain medical and surgical procedures performed in Michigan hospitals, have produced $597 million in health care cost savings, and have lowered complication and mortality rates for thousands of patients. The results of these five...

2014-07-28 12:27:48

School applications will be accepted through August 20 LANSING, Mich., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan is pleased to announce that beginning today the Michigan Department of Community Health is partnering with the statewide Building Healthy Communities program, a private-public initiative designed to fight obesity and improve childhood wellness through school-based programming. "The Michigan Department of Community Health is proud to join forces...

2014-06-10 16:26:23

DETROIT, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan intends to more than double its product offerings in the 2015 individual market this November. Blue Cross and its HMO subsidiary, Blue Care Network, filed 41 total product options with the Department of Insurance and Financial Services (DIFS) on Sunday, with the intent to offer these plan options to Michigan consumers during the 2015 open enrollment period that begins Nov. 15, 2014. The new products and their prices...

2014-05-01 16:22:06

DETROIT, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan issued the following statement from president and CEO Daniel J. Loepp today regarding the announcement on Alan Mulally's retirement from Ford Motor Company. "I want to congratulate Alan Mulally on his success at Ford Motor Company and wish him every success and happiness for the future. "Mr. Mulally successfully steered one of America's great companies and storied automotive brands through a devastating...

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...

2014-04-02 12:31:20

Subsidy eligibility and plan pricing are key factors driving on-marketplace plan choice and enrollment decisions for Michigan consumers seeking individual coverage DETROIT, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the close of the six-month ACA Marketplace open enrollment period, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and its HMO subsidiary, Blue Care Network, were selected by more than 300,000 Michigan consumers. "In a highly competitive marketplace, Michigan consumers overwhelmingly chose Blue Cross...

2014-03-07 16:23:01

DETROIT, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan reaches a milestone on March 8, celebrating its 75(th) year as a nonprofit health insurer. "Our company is 75, but we're not acting our age by any means," said Daniel J. Loepp, president and CEO of BCBSM. "We're a modern, dynamic company prepared to serve and guide our stakeholders as health care transforms under the Affordable Care Act. Our stakeholders benefit from Blue Cross' experience and strong Michigan roots -...


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