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2014-07-22 12:29:39

BCBSTX Focuses on Geographic Diversity and Invests More Than $1.5 Million in Funding Across the State to Promote Health and Wellness for Children RICHARDSON, Texas, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Now in its fourth year, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) announced today that its Healthy Kids, Healthy Families (HKHF) initiative has awarded $1.54 million in grants to 29 organizations across the state. Of the 29 grantees, 19 are new recipients....

2014-07-08 12:28:40

Updated LifeSecure products now available to Michigan individual market DETROIT, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and LifeSecure Insurance Company have partnered to offer comprehensive supplemental insurance options to Michigan consumers. The LifeSecure products will be jointly marketed with BCBSM, and are being offered by both companies in Michigan to individual consumers. Individual offerings began July 1. The products will be available to group customers...

2014-06-25 08:32:30

Health platform installation includes early identification tool CareAffiliate for care, disease management NEW YORK and CHICO, Calif., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EXL (NASDAQ: EXLS), a leading business process solutions company, today announced that Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC) has implemented CareRadius®, the care management platform created by EXL's health technology group EXL Landa. As part of the platform launch, BCBSNC will also use Landa's...

2014-05-20 16:23:35

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Race 13.1 is pleased to announce that Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC) is now the Title and Presenting Sponsor of every Race 13.1 event in North Carolina through 2016. The Blue Cross and Blue Shield Live Fearless Race 13.1 Series is one of the nation's newest half marathon racing series with each event featuring a half marathon and 5k and 10k races. "A sponsorship with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina is...

2014-05-01 12:32:11

Five-Year, $12.5 million Agreement to Become the Exclusive System Sponsor CHICAGO, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced today that Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) has committed to a $12.5 million, five-year sponsorship investment to support, strengthen and expand the popular Divvy bike share program. "Our partnership with Blue Cross helps us to expand the bike share system, improve and maintain bike lanes, and encourage cycling in all...

2014-04-29 08:34:11

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Known for more than half a century as Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida, today Florida Blue marks its 70th anniversary as a proven health care market leader, and a recognized contributor to local communities throughout the state of Florida. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120904/MM67207LOGO Since 1944, Florida Blue has helped people in their pursuit of health, reflecting the company's commitment to ensuring affordable...

2014-04-25 23:06:28

Now available from Atlantic Information Services, The AIS Guide to Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans: 2014 offers reliable information on Blues plan products, market strategies, acquisitions and alliances, and features financial projections and hard-to-find data on revenues, earnings, enrollment and medical loss ratios. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 Now available from Atlantic Information Services, Inc. (AIS) — publishers of the monthly newsletter The AIS Report on Blue Cross and...

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...

2014-04-08 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...

2014-04-02 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...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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