Monday, 09 April 2018
Strong performance, diversification, and investments contribute to ongoing growth despite uncertainty in health care industryIndependence Health Group, Inc., (Independence) the parent company of Independence Blue Cross, LLC, reported strong financial results for 2017 with total revenue of $16.4 billion and net income of $77 million, or 0.5 percent of total revenue. Over the last five years,...
Blue Cross Blue Shield Association and Independence Blue Cross support opioid prevention and treatment efforts
Friday, 06 April 2018
Efforts include policy that recommends not prescribing opioids as first or second line of pain therapy, and limiting initial opioid scripts to five daysThe Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) National Council of Physician and Pharmacist Executives announced today that it has adopted a professional standard that opioids should not be prescribed as first or second lines of pain therapy in most clinical situations....
Thursday, 05 April 2018
Independence partners with Shriners Hospitals for Children to host GLAHM Camp for young women with spinal cord injuries
Thursday, 05 April 2018
As elevated flu activity continues, Independence Blue Cross advises members and others to take appropriate precautions
Thursday, 01 March 2018
Philadelphia, PA — This year’s flu season continues to be one of the most severe in nearly a decade, and flu activity is expected to remain elevated across the country for several more weeks, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). As Greater Philadelphia’s leading health insurer, Independence advises those in the communities it serves to take proper precautions to prevent getting infected and to stem the spread of the virus....
FIFA players compete at Independence LIVE for a chance to represent the Philadelphia Union in the MLS’s new esports league
Tuesday, 27 February 2018
Friday, 23 February 2018
Thursday, 22 February 2018
Tuesday, 20 February 2018
Action aims to remove access barriers, save lives, and further combat the opioid abuse epidemicPhiladelphia, PA — Independence Blue Cross (Independence) announced that as of March 1 it is removing member cost sharing for injectable and nasal spray formulations of naloxone and Narcan (a brand of naloxone). Independence is one of the first Blue plans in the country to implement this change....
Tuesday, 13 February 2018