AmTrust acquires AmeriHealth Casualty; IHG retains TPA business Philadelphia – March 1, 2017 – Independence Health Group (IHG) announced today that the company has completed the sale of its former subsidiary, AmeriHealth Casualty Insurance Company (AmeriHealth Casualty), to AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. (AmTrust). As an IHG subsidiary, AmeriHealth Casualty offered workers’ compensation insurance coverage to employers in the Mid-Atlantic region….
Philadelphia, PA — Registration for the Philadelphia Department of Parks and Recreation’s 38th annual Blue Cross® Broad Street Run 10 miler opens today at broadstreetrun.com. Registration will continue until 11:59 p.m. on Monday, February 13, 2017. For the 21st consecutive year, Independence Blue Cross (Independence) is the title sponsor of the run, which is the nation’s sixth largest road race….
Philadelphia, PA — Independence Blue Cross (Independence) is out in the community helping consumers enroll in individual health insurance plans before the January 31 deadline. The insurer has licensed agents available by phone, online, and in-person in order to accommodate last-minute enrollees. The Independence Express, the mobile education and retail center, will be out in the community to help consumers understand their plan options and enroll in coverage: Monday,…
Philadelphia, PA — January 23, 2017 — Independence Health Group (IHG) announces the appointment of Gregory E. Deavens, CPA, CGMA, as chief financial officer effective January 30, 2017. Deavens was previously employed by MassMutual Financial Group from 2006 to 2016, where he most recently served as the company’s senior vice president and corporate controller. As chief financial officer for IHG,…
Philadelphia – December 21, 2016 – In a shared commitment to improve the quality and affordability of health care in Pennsylvania, Independence Blue Cross (Independence) and Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) have signed a new multi-year contract. “The new multi-year contract demonstrates how much we value our long-standing relationship with Lehigh Valley Health Network and how committed we are to providing high-quality,…
Philadelphia – December 20, 2016 – Daniel J. Hilferty, president and chief executive officer of Independence Blue Cross (Independence), has been elected to a second term as the chairman of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) Board of Directors. BCBSA is comprised of 36 independent, community-based and locally operated Blue Cross and Blue Shield (BCBS) companies that together cover more than 106 million members — nearly one in three Americans….
December 15 is the deadline to sign up to be covered on January 1 Philadelphia, PA — Independence Blue Cross (Independence), the region’s leading health insurance organization, is reminding individual consumers that they must enroll in a health insurance plan on or before December 15 if they want to be covered starting January 1, 2017. The Independence Express,…

El 15 de diciembre es la fecha límite para inscribirse y recibir cobertura a partir del 1º de enero.

Philadelphia, PA — 12 de diciembre de 2016 — Independence Blue Cross (Independence), la organización líder de seguros médicos de la región, recuerda a los consumidores que el 15 de diciembre es la fecha límite para inscribirse en el seguro médico si quieren poder utilizar la cobertura a partir del 1º de enero de 2017….
Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania, Independence Health Group and Safeguard Scientifics team up to foster healthcare IT innovation Philadelphia – December 8, 2016 – Partnering to fuel Philadelphia’s innovative digital health ecosystem, Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania (“Ben Franklin”); Independence Health Group (“IHG”), the parent company of Independence Blue Cross; and Safeguard Scientifics (“Safeguard”) (NYSE:SFE) today announced their intentions for a $6 million funding initiative over a four year period to grow technology-driven,…
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,…
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