Friday, 31 July 2015
What:Independence Blue Cross (Independence) is supporting Elmwood Park Zoo’s Teddy Bear Clinic, a community event to help children feel more comfortable visiting the doctor. Children will pretend their favorite stuffed animal is going to the pediatrician or dentist to learn what to expect from their next appointment. In addition to the Teddy Bear Clinic,…
Tuesday, 21 July 2015
Philadelphia, PA – Independence Blue Cross (Independence) and Crozer-Keystone Health System (Crozer-Keystone) announced that they have renewed their agreement. This long-term renewal gives Independence members continued in-network access to all Crozer-Keystone facilities, employed physician practices, and ancillary providers. The agreement renews Crozer-Keystone’s commitment to Independence’s Accountable Care (ACO) payment model, which rewards hospitals and physicians for establishing an ACO-like entity that shares responsibility with the insurer for improving clinical performance and cost efficiency for the care delivered to patients….
Tuesday, 14 July 2015
New service to start January 1, 2016Philadelphia, PA – Independence Blue Cross (Independence) announced today that it will offer identity protection services at no charge to eligible members and their dependents starting January 1, 2016. The new service will provide heightened safeguards for the security of members’ personal and financial information, including: Credit monitoring….
Monday, 13 July 2015
Accelerator program takes on the health care industry’s greatest challengesPhiladelphia, PA – Independence Blue Cross (Independence), Penn Medicine, and Dreamit Ventures today announced the third class of Dreamit Health Philadelphia health-tech startups. Recruited from around the world, these companies will participate in a 16-week boot camp from July to October 2015. Dreamit Health will give each startup tools and support to fast track into high-growth potential companies that will tackle some of the health care’s greatest challenges — from preventing concussions to helping working professionals care for their aging parents….
Monday, 06 July 2015
Tuesday, 30 June 2015
Thursday, 25 June 2015
Philadelphia, PA – Independence Blue Cross (Independence) released the following statement today from President and CEO Daniel J. Hilferty in response to the U.S. Supreme Court decision in the case King v. Burwell. “Today’s Supreme Court ruling helps ensure that we can continue to provide the security and stability that our members have come to expect from Independence Blue Cross,…
Monday, 15 June 2015
Philadelphia, PA – To enhance Philadelphia’s role as a global leader in health care innovation, Independence Blue Cross (Independence), and Thomas Jefferson University (Jefferson) have announced a new collaboration to begin on July 1 that is designed to boost innovation in health care across the region and help both organizations improve the quality and value of heath care….
Wednesday, 03 June 2015
Fund awards $8,000 college scholarship to Central High School seniorPhiladelphia, PA – On June 2, Independence Blue Cross (Independence) President and CEO Daniel J. Hilferty and Superintendent of the School District of Philadelphia Dr. William R. Hite, Jr. were presented the R.W. Sorrell Scholarship Fund’s (the Fund) first-ever Leadership Awards. At the event,…
Tuesday, 02 June 2015
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