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2014-04-16 23:06:33

High rating based on the company’s strong balance sheet, leading market share and stable earnings. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (BCBSNJ) announced today that Standard & Poor’s (S & P), a leading provider of investment and credit opinions to global capital markets, has reaffirmed its financial rating of “A” for the company following its most recent review. The rating is based on the company’s strong balance sheet, leading...

2014-04-15 12:29:53

60% of the health plan inquiries come from consumers between the ages of 18 and 34 PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Health.Verticalize, a marketing firm for on- and off-exchange health insurance, has released data today demonstrating extraordinary young adult interest in Affordable Care Act health plans. Nearly 60% of the individual health insurance inquiries generated by the company in the last nine months have come from consumers between the ages...

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...

2014-04-10 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...

2014-04-10 16:23:07

Corporate outreach efforts to benefit all 15 Arizona Counties TUCSON, Ariz., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To commemorate 75 years in business and to thank Arizona for always supporting the locally-based health insurer, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ) is launching a 12-month celebration reaching every county in the state. "We want to acknowledge those who are also working tirelessly to improve the lives of Arizonans - from Apache to Santa Cruz. This year-long campaign...

2014-04-10 08:30:29

Tool allows health plans to compare Qualified Health Plans in the Health Insurance Exchange Marketplace and also provides insights for consumers NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HTMS, an Emdeon company, is pleased to introduce Alfred(TM). Alfred is an algorithm-based analytics model that can help all types of healthcare stakeholders calculate health plan rates and federal subsidies through its comparison and advisory capabilities and is both easy to use and...

2014-04-08 23:04:54

New ACO covers over 3,000 Horizon members and more than 80 doctors at 22 office locations. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) and Teaneck-based Holy Name Medical Center, through its HNMC Hospital/Physicians ACO, announced today the formation of a new Accountable Care Organization (ACO) designed to improve patient care coordination and quality outcomes for over 3,000 Horizon BCBSNJ members. The new ACO will serve Horizon BCBSNJ...

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...

2014-04-07 23:00:48

Horizon encourages public, employers to participate in eighth annual Walk @ Lunch Day Newark, NJ (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 On Wednesday, April 30, hundreds of Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey employees from office locations around the state will take part in the Eighth Annual National Walk @ Lunch Day. As a state-wide organizer for this national health and wellness event, Horizon BCBSNJ is also encouraging employers and public officials throughout New Jersey to support and take...

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...