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2014-04-24 12:29:48

CHICAGO, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC), the nation's largest customer-owned health insurer, today announced that John Cannon will join the company on April 29 as executive vice president and chief administrative officer. In this new role, Cannon will report to company president and CEO Patricia Hemingway Hall and have responsibility for HCSC's legal, risk management, human resources and corporate real estate functions. "John will be an...

2014-04-17 16:26:34

Now Accepting Applications from Companies at all Stages for its 2014 Initiatives CHICAGO, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Healthbox announces it has closed $7 million in funding to expand on its accelerator model and launch three new business verticals that will continue to drive actionable innovation through collaboration between entrepreneurs and the healthcare industry. This is a bold vision for a healthcare accelerator. Healthbox closed the $7 million from a collaborative group of...

2014-04-10 16:23:59

Results Highlighted in Social Responsibility Report RICHARDSON, Texas, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2013, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) collaborated with community partners across the state to improve the health and wellness of more than 6 million children. According to the company's just-released social responsibility report, which can be found online at www.bcbstx2013srr.com, BCBSTX and local nonprofit organizations made significant progress reaching at-risk children by...

2014-04-07 12:33:59

CHICAGO, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC), the nation's largest customer-owned health insurer, collaborated with hundreds of community partners to improve the health and wellness of more than 6.7 million children in less than three years. According to the company's just-released Social Responsibility Report, which can be found online at www.hcsc2013srr.com, HCSC and local nonprofit organizations made significant progress reaching at-risk children by...

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...

2014-03-19 23:28:02

Based on an analysis done by Avalere Health LLC exclusively for The AIS Report on Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans of data recently released by CMS, Blues plans now collectively top 2 million MA members. Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Collectively, the nation’s Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans began 2014 with nearly 2.3 million Medicare Advantage (MA) enrollees — up almost 16% since February 2013, according to an exclusive analysis done by Avalere Health LLC of data from the...

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...

2014-02-12 08:29:25

MARIETTA, Ga., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MiMedx Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDXG), an integrated developer, manufacturer and marketer of patent protected regenerative biomaterials and bioimplants processed from human amniotic membrane, announced today that Health Care Services Corporation (HCSC) has confirmed that the Company's EpiFix® allograft has been awarded reimbursement coverage. HCSC is the largest customer-owned health insurance company in the United States with nearly 14...

2013-12-27 12:22:27

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Dec. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Compliance is a particular concern for Health Plans and Pharmacy Benefit Managers in the Medicare Advantage and Managed Medicaid markets. With regulations continually changing in response to Health Care Reform, payers can minimize the risk of sanctions and increase plan ratings (and thus, revenue) by employing automated checks and balances, a less burdened internal system and best practice enforcement, according to a new white paper...

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...