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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Face your fears with the Independence #FearlessFirsts Sweepstakes

Independence Blue Cross (Independence) wants to help you discover your fearless self with our #FearlessFirsts sweepstakes. We’ve joined with Lu Ann Cahn, author of the inspirational memoir I Dare Me a…

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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,…
Supplemental health plan for group customers with 25 or more employees Philadelphia – November 10, 2016 – Independence Blue Cross (Independence) announces a new hospital indemnity product from The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America® (Guardian) that is now available to Independence group customers with 25 or more employees. The supplemental health insurance plan is available now for plans starting January 1,…
CIO.com and Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business recognized Independence Blue Cross (Independence) as one of its Analytics 50 recipients, a new award which highlights national companies successfully using analytics to solve business challenges. Ashley Masterson, PhD, manager, medical cost and business analytics for Informatics at Independence, accepted the award at a ceremony today held on Drexel’s campus.  …
Independence Blue Cross has been alerted to phone calls members are receiving from a suspicious telemarketing company involving a pain relief medication. The telemarketing calls are from a company offering pain cream they say is covered by the member’s Blue Cross® Blue Shield® plan. We have not contracted or partnered with the company making these calls,…
Independence Blue Cross (Independence) received the 2016 East Central Division Excellence in Mission Award by the Greater Philadelphia Area American Cancer Society (ACS) at its annual Volunteer Awards event held in King of Prussia. The ACS described Independence, which has supported the ACS for more than 20 years, as one of its strongest advocates in the Philadelphia area….

Patient Engagement, Connected Health, and Virtual/Augmented Reality Focus of Second Annual Health Hack (#healthhackPHL)

Philadelphia – November 2, 2016 – Philadelphia’s leading health insurance organization, Independence Blue Cross (Independence), and the Innovation Pillar at Thomas Jefferson University/Jefferson Health, one of the largest health care systems, will host a free Health Hack (#healthhackPHL) Nov. 4-6,…
Independence Blue Cross (Independence) hosted The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network’s forum today to discuss and highlight advancements in cancer research through immunotherapy. The event focused on the progress researchers are making in immunotherapy, which is treatment that uses the body’s own immune system to help fight cancer. The discussion also included the important role that federal funding has in fueling cancer research….

AmTrust to acquire AmeriHealth Casualty; IHG retains TPA business

Philadelphia – October 28, 2016 – Independence Health Group (IHG) today announced that the company has signed a stock purchase agreement to sell AmeriHealth Casualty Insurance Company (AmeriHealth Casualty) to AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. (AmTrust). AmeriHealth Casualty, a subsidiary of IHG, offers workers’ compensation insurance coverage to employers in the Mid-Atlantic region….

IBC Foundation president receives Honorary Fellow award for innovative leadership

Independence Blue Cross Foundation (Foundation) President Lorina Marshall-Blake was inducted as an Honorary Fellow into the American Academy of Nursing (Academy) for her role as an innovative leader in building healthier communities. The Academy honored Marshall-Blake along with three other industry leaders at the Academy’s 2016 Transforming Health,…
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Independence Blue Cross supports the nationwide effort to clear homes of expired, unused, unwanted, and potentially dangerous prescription drugs during the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) National Prescription “Drug Take Back Day” taking place Saturday, October 22 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This year, the DEA will offer more than 100 Take Back locations across the Philadelphia region for you to dispose of your unwanted or expired prescriptions….
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