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2014-07-08 12:29:10

Capital BlueCross, Hamilton Health Center and PinnacleHealth partner with Dauphin County on Bridges to Care program HARRISBURG, Pa., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 1,000 children and more than 6,700 adults in the city of Harrisburg are not receiving adequate health care or do not have health insurance. To address this gap in care and coverage, Capital BlueCross, Hamilton Health Center and PinnacleHealth today announced that they have partnered with Dauphin County on a program called...

2014-05-08 16:26:02

Honor recognizes health insurer for promoting health HARRISBURG, Pa., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Capital BlueCross received the 2014 Lehigh Valley Business Coalition on Health Care's (LVBCH) Partnership Award during the LVBCH's Annual Conference held at DeSales University in Center Valley, Pa. The award honors a local health insurer for its collaboration with the LVBCH to promote the health of its employer members, and their employees and families. "One of the strengths of...

2014-05-07 12:30:50

Capital BlueCross seeks to spotlight people living life to the fullest thanks to the security of health insurance HARRISBURG, Pa., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Capital BlueCross is looking for "Faces of Fearless" - and your "fearless" story, submitted as a 60-second video or photo with a brief description, could earn you a cash prize of up to $1,000. Inspired by Capital BlueCross' Live Fearless advertising campaign, the company has launched a contest titled "Faces of Fearless" which...

2014-04-28 08:31:29

The company has been receiving positive feedback while notifying customers with June renewals HARRISBURG, Pa., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Capital BlueCross has been offering small employer group customers with a renewal date of June 1 through Dec. 31, 2014 the option of retaining their current health insurance plan for one more year. "Small businesses are critical to the economic stability and growth of our communities," said Tracy Onorofsky, Capital BlueCross senior vice...

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...

2014-04-23 12:30:27

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Capital BlueCross and Holy Spirit Health System are reporting successful results from an accountable care arrangement (ACA) they launched last year, namely high patient engagement which ties directly to improved health outcomes. An accountable care arrangement, like that between Capital BlueCross and Holy Spirit, is designed to enhance care coordination, improve patient health outcomes and experience, and reduce health care expenses. "As the...

2014-04-02 12:31:53

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Capital BlueCross Chief Marketing Officer Donna K. Lencki will discuss the power of the consumer in shaping today's health care industry during a panel on April 7 at the 11th annual World Health Care Congress Health Plan and Payer Summit in National Harbor, MD. "The way consumers buy products and services is different than it was even a few years ago," said Lencki. "Consumerism is the name of the game, and the health insurance...

2014-03-12 12:28:33

Representatives available seven days a week to provide assistance HARRISBURG, Pa., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Capital BlueCross is reminding consumers that March 31 is the deadline to sign up for health insurance. The deadline and the potential penalty for not having coverage are part of the Affordable Care Act that requires all Americans to have health insurance in 2014. Anyone in need of assistance with the purchase of health insurance can connect with Capital BlueCross for information...

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...

2014-02-11 12:25:58

Programs celebrate National Children's Dental Health Month HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Capital BlueCross is hosting a series of free dental programs at its Capital Blue health and wellness retail store at the Promenade Shops in Center Valley, Pa., to teach children how to keep their teeth and gums clean and healthy. The programs are in celebration of National Children's Dental Health Month. "It is important that children learn at an early age how to keep their teeth clean...


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