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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....

2014-05-28 12:31:56

Nearly 100,000 new members will gain access to highly coordinated, cost-effective, quality care ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico (BCBSNM) received its final regulatory approval to acquire Lovelace Health Plan commercial members and the Medicare Advantage contract. The transaction is expected to be complete on June 1, 2014. This acquisition does not include Lovelace's hospitals, providers, pharmacies or clinics. The Department...

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...

2014-04-24 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...


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