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….

Fund awards $8,000 college scholarship to Central High School senior

Philadelphia, 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,…
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….

Collaborative aims to heighten the region’s profile as a global leader in health care innovation

Philadelphia, PA – Independence Blue Cross (Independence) announced that it is a founding member of the newly created CEO Council for Growth (CEO Council) Health Care Innovation Collaborative (Collaborative), a multi-institutional initiative that aims to heighten the region’s profile as a global leader in health care innovation….
Philadelphia, PA – Independence Blue Cross (Independence) has earned CEO Cancer Gold Standard™ re-accreditation for the company’s strong commitment to reducing the cancer risk of its associates and their families through early detection and healthy changes in lifestyle. Independence was first recognized with this accreditation in 2009. The CEO Cancer Gold Standard calls for companies to meet specific requirements in corporate culture and health benefits by: establishing policies and programs to reduce cancer risk by prohibiting tobacco use and supporting tobacco cessation efforts;…
Philadelphia, PA – In a shared commitment to improve quality and reduce the cost of health care in southeastern Pennsylvania, Independence Blue Cross (Independence) and Jefferson Health (Jefferson) announced that they have reached an agreement on a new multi-year contract for TJUH System that demonstrates a strong collaboration between the region’s leading health insurance organization and one of the area’s largest health care systems….
Philadelphia, PA – Independence Blue Cross (Independence) proudly announces its sponsorship of Philadelphia Freedom Valley YMCA’s Annual SPLASH Week. The event, which promotes water safety, will take place June 1 — June 5 at the following YMCA locations: Abington, Ambler, Audubon, Boyertown, Christian Street, Columbia North, Hatboro, Haverford, Northeast Family, Phoenixville, Pottstown, Rocky Run, Roxborough, Spring Valley,…

First Independence Dollar Day happens May 15

Philadelphia, PA- In honor of National Bike to Work Day on Friday, May 15, Independence Blue Cross announces a new way for anyone to try Indego, Philadelphia’s bike share program, for just one dollar. On Independence Dollar Days, 30-minute rides on Indego cost just one dollar instead of the standard price of four dollars per 30-minute ride….
Philadelphia, PA – Independence Blue Cross (Independence) proudly announces its sponsorship of the Rocky Run Trail Race 5K, 10K, and Kids Fun Run, taking place on Friday, May 15 at the Rocky Run YMCA (1299 West Baltimore Pike) in Media, PA. The 5K and 10K trail race will begin on the YMCA’s outside track and then enter into the trails behind its building,…
Philadelphia, PA – The sun shone and the temperature was perfect for nearly 36,000 people who crossed the finish line for the 36th annual Blue Cross Broad Street Run, the nation’s largest 10-miler, sponsored by Independence Blue Cross (Independence). Ethiopian runners Haile Mengesha, winner of the men’s division with a time of 47:53:58, and Tagist Jabore,…
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