Philadelphia, PA – Independence Blue Cross (Independence) welcomes the World Meeting of Families — Philadelphia 2015 (WMOF) from September 22-25 and Pope Francis to Philadelphia from September 26-27. It marks the first time that the United States will host the World Meeting of Families, which takes place every three years and seeks to strengthen the bonds of family across the globe….

One-of-a-kind prizes encourage participants to live life to the fullest

Philadelphia, PA – Independence Blue Cross (Independence) wants to help participants live fearless through one of four unforgettable, Philadelphia-centric experiences. Round two of the “Fearless Is” sweepstakes will offer participants a chance to win one-of-a-kind prizes from the Philadelphia 76ers, Philadelphia magazine’s Be Well Philly,…
Philadelphia, PA – Yesterday, Independence Blue Cross (Independence) launched its 2015 campaign for the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UWGPSNJ). Independence’s campaign — Give Fearless — builds on the spirit of the company’s Live Fearless advertising campaign, and on Independence’s long history of associate volunteerism. Give Fearless, which runs through September 19,…
Philadelphia, PA – Independence Blue Cross (Independence) today announced that Somesh Nigam, senior vice president and chief informatics officer, has received the 2015 Multicultural Leadership Award from the National Diversity Council (NDC). The award was presented at the 6th Annual Philadelphia Diversity and Leadership Conference, an event encouraging individuals to network and grow their shared knowledge of diversity and leadership….

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Independence Blue Cross celebrates Independence Dollar Day for Indego. On Independence Dollar Days, the first 30 minutes of bike trips purchased at an Indego station are just one dollar instead of the standard price of four dollars per 30-minute ride. Regular charges apply for trips lasting longer than 30 minutes. Independence Dollar Days occur the first Tuesday of each month….
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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,…
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….

Accelerator program takes on the health care industry’s greatest challenges

Philadelphia, 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….
WHAT: Independence Blue Cross celebrates a new way for anyone to try Indego for just one dollar. On Independence Dollar Days, the first 30 minutes of bike trips purchased at an Indego station are just one dollar instead of the standard price of four dollars per 30-minute ride. Regular charges apply for trips lasting longer than 30 minutes….
Philadelphia, PA – Independence Blue Cross (Independence) has been recognized as a Platinum-Level Fit-Friendly Worksite by the American Heart Association for championing the health of its associates by creating programs that encourage healthy eating and physical activity. “At Independence, our associates are our most important asset, and it is our goal to empower them by providing the tools they need to stay engaged and on the path to good health,” said Dr….
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