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2014-10-30 08:37:30

CHICAGO, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Zacks Equity Research discusses the Health Insurance (part 2), including WellPoint Inc. (NYSE:WLP-Free Report), UnitedHealth Group Inc. (NYSE:UNH-Free Report), Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM-Free Report), CIGNA Corp. (NYSE:CI-Free Report) and Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET-Free Report). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20101027/ZIRLOGO Industry: Health Insurance (part 2) Link:...

2014-10-29 23:11:03

“There’s more focus on the wellness programs this year,” BCBSA spokesperson Eric Lail told The AIS Report on Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans* in its November issue. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Federal workers and retirees who have health insurance through the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association’s (BCBSA) Federal Employee Program (FEP) will have lower out-of-pocket costs and the plan will provide incentives to enrollees who take advantage of wellness programs, BCBSA...

2014-10-29 08:33:11

Health Plan Members Comprise Majority of Board of Directors NEW YORK, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/-- Health Republic Insurance of New York (Health Republic) announced today the results of its inaugural Member Director election to its Board. This marks the first time in New York State history that health insurance members voted for fellow members to represent them on a Board of Directors. In January 2015, the newly elected "Member Directors" will make up a majority of the board, holding nine of...

2014-10-24 00:21:10

Supply Chain Performance Excellence Award, Supplier Diversity Leadership Award, and Sustainability Award Presented at UHC Annual Conference 2014 CHICAGO, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UHC announced the winners of the 2014 UHC Supply Chain Performance Excellence Award, UHC Supplier Diversity Leadership Award, and UHC Sustainability Award at the UHC Annual Conference 2014 in Las Vegas. 2014 UHC Supply Chain Performance Excellence Award Honored for excellence in supply chain management, the UHC...

2014-10-23 16:27:40

Awards grant & sponsorship worth $75,000+ CHICAGO, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) is proud to support Special Olympics Illinois with more than $75,000 in funding: -- A Community Partners Grant of $27,000 will help fund the Special Olympics Healthy Athletes Program®. The Program helps 3,590 athletes with intellectual disabilities, their families and their coaches receive free, vision, hearing, dental,...

2014-10-22 20:23:19

CHICAGO, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With as many as 1.8 million uninsured in Illinois, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) is mobilizing its resources across the state to help people better understand insurance coverage options and the financial benefits that may be available to them under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). There's four key points about this year's open enrollment period that people need to be aware of: -- Enrollment Timeline: The enrollment...

2014-10-22 16:28:37

Hangs Ten-Foot Banners on LA Office Building For Yes On 45 SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Insurance today declared Anthem Blue Cross's 9.8% rate increase on small business "unreasonable," but has no power to stop the hikes unless Proposition 45 passes. Proposition 45, which gives the elected insurance commissioner the power to reject excessive rates, is being opposed by $55 million from the insurance industry, including $18.7 million...

2014-10-21 12:32:33

Registration for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona's annual Walk On! Challenge now open PHOENIX, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the past nine years, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona has offered the Walk On! Challenge as a free children's health initiative to all fifth-grade students throughout the state. To commemorate the 10(th) anniversary, the program is expanding to include even more students. The Walk On! Challenge's valuable lessons will now be offered to all...

2014-10-20 23:03:05

Elizabeth Rubin, Director of Healthcare Informatics Operations for Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (BCBSNJ), has been named as a 2014 “Working Mother of the Year” by Working Mother magazine. Newark, New Jersey (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Elizabeth Rubin, Director of Healthcare Informatics Operations for Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (BCBSNJ), has been named as a 2014 “Working Mother of the Year” by Working Mother magazine. A mother of two and an...

2014-10-16 23:00:43

Former Mercer Senior Executive With 26 Years In Health Insurance JoinsNew ZoomCare Health Plan Team of Honzel, Casterline and Helmuth Portland, OR (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 Dave Sanders, MD, ZoomCare Co-Founder and CEO, today announced that Kathy Prosser will join the ZoomCare executive team as Vice President of Sales, ZoomCare Health Plan. Prosser is a health benefits executive who brings proven leadership in shaping innovative employee benefit, sales and business development strategies....


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