Independence associates win finalist prizes at Jefferson Health Hack

More than 300 students, entrepreneurs, developers, designers, engineers, and healthcare professionals participated in the weekend event held November 4 – 6.

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Independence Blue Cross Celebrates the Launch of Independence LIVE

Interactive space that personalizes the member experience and encourages community engagement is now open to the public
Philadelphia, PA — September 9, 2016 — Independence Blue Cross (Independence) t…

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To celebrate the holiday season, Independence Blue Cross (Independence) along with Santa and his elves, made their annual holiday gift and winter coat delivery to 200 students at Isaac A. Sheppard Elementary School in Philadelphia. Independence has supported the Sheppard School for more than 30 years and has partnered on a variety of initiatives including Philadelphia Reads,…
Speaking to thousands of investors, entrepreneurs, business leaders, students, and health care professionals from around the nation and world, this year Independence Blue Cross (Independence) has helped lead and shape the discussion about health care innovation. At more than 40 industry conferences like Converge and PACT Digital Health in Philadelphia, SXSW in Austin, the annual Society for Human Resource Management conference in D.C,…
Philadelphia – December 21, 2016 – In a shared commitment to improve the quality and affordability of health care in Pennsylvania, Independence Blue Cross (Independence) and Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) have signed a new multi-year contract. “The new multi-year contract demonstrates how much we value our long-standing relationship with Lehigh Valley Health Network and how committed we are to providing high-quality,…

Customer service holiday hours

Tuesday, 20 December 2016
We want to ensure that our members have the support you need throughout the holiday season. Please take note of our holiday hours for our individual, employer-based, and Medicare members. HOLIDAY DATE HOURS* Christmas Eve (observed) Friday, December 23 Customer Service: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. Medicare Service: 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. Independence Live: Open 8am – 5pm Christmas Day (observed) Monday,…
Philadelphia – December 20, 2016 – Daniel J. Hilferty, president and chief executive officer of Independence Blue Cross (Independence), has been elected to a second term as the chairman of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) Board of Directors. BCBSA is comprised of 36 independent, community-based and locally operated Blue Cross and Blue Shield (BCBS) companies that together cover more than 106 million members — nearly one in three Americans….
Independence Blue Cross President and CEO Daniel J. Hilferty joined MSBNC’s Morning Joe host Joe Scarborough at the show’s New York City studio for a conversation about life expectancy and the future of health care. During the segment, which aired Friday, December 16 at 8:30 a.m., Hilferty shared his thoughts on changing behavior and helping people stay healthy longer by saying “It’s not just the behavior of the individual but also the behavior of the system….
Five Independence Blue Cross associates won as finalists at the 2016 Thomas Jefferson University Health Hack.  More than 300 students, entrepreneurs, developers, designers, engineers, and healthcare professionals participated in the weekend event held November 4 – 6. Working in teams, the entrants pitched, prototyped, and presented their new ideas to improve health care to a panel of judges….

El 15 de diciembre es la fecha límite para inscribirse y recibir cobertura a partir del 1º de enero.

Philadelphia, PA — 12 de diciembre de 2016 — Independence Blue Cross (Independence), la organización líder de seguros médicos de la región, recuerda a los consumidores que el 15 de diciembre es la fecha límite para inscribirse en el seguro médico si quieren poder utilizar la cobertura a partir del 1º de enero de 2017….
Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania, Independence Health Group and Safeguard Scientifics team up to foster healthcare IT innovation Philadelphia – December 8, 2016 – Partnering to fuel Philadelphia’s innovative digital health ecosystem, Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania (“Ben Franklin”); Independence Health Group (“IHG”), the parent company of Independence Blue Cross; and Safeguard Scientifics (“Safeguard”) (NYSE:SFE) today announced their intentions for a $6 million funding initiative over a four year period to grow technology-driven,…
Independence Blue Cross (Independence) proudly celebrates Indego’s latest accomplishment — reaching their one millionth trip just 18 months after the program launched on April 23, 2015. And we congratulate the winner of Indego’s Philly to a Milli contest, Calvin Linton, who will have a station temporarily re-named in his honor! IBX discounts As the title sponsor for Indego,…
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