November 1 marks the start of Open Enrollment

Philadelphia, PA – Independence Blue Cross (Independence) is meeting consumers where they live, work, and play to ensure they know how to choose a health plan, enroll, and get the most from their new health benefits. November 1 marks the start of Open Enrollment under the Affordable Care Act….
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Event (#healthhackPHL), offers forum for innovators to collaborate and bring ideas to life


Philadelphia’s largest insurer, Independence Blue Cross (Independence), and one of the largest health care systems, Jefferson (through its Innovation Pillar), will be hosting a free, three-day Health Hack that brings together health care professionals, designers, programmers, nurses, engineers,…

Dreamit and partners Independence Blue Cross and Penn Medicine driving innovation in digital health

Philadelphia, PA – Leading global start up accelerator Dreamit today hosts its 10th Demo Day in Philadelphia, where eight up and coming start ups will take the stage and present their businesses to health care industry leaders and investors. The event marks the culmination of the 2015 Dreamit Health Philadelphia program,…
Philadelphia, PA – Today the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services officially implemented the 10th revision of the International Classifications of Disease (ICD), known as ICD-10, a new, more detailed disease coding system used to identify patient health conditions. As the nation transitions to the new coding system — which was put in place to capture more modern medical advancements,…

Plans include lower maximum out-of-pocket costs, new low to zero premium option

Philadelphia, PA – Independence Blue Cross (Independence), the leading health insurance organization in southeastern Pennsylvania, today announced that for 2016 it will continue to offer a number of high-quality, affordable Medicare Advantage plans that include enriched benefits like lower maximum out-of-pocket costs and extra routine chiropractic and podiatry visits….