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Open Enrollment deadline in Pennsylvania is January 15

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Independence Blue Cross urges consumers to look at their plan options before the deadline The deadline for Open Enrollment for health insurance in Pennsylvania is quickly approaching. Independence Blue Cross…

Dr. Anna Baldino on COVID-19 Vaccinations in Children Ages 5+

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Dr. Anna Baldino, board-certified pediatrician and medical director at Independence Blue Cross, discusses the authorization of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for children ages five and older. While serious COVID-19 illness…

Independence continues holiday tradition for Sheppard School students

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Independence Blue Cross (Independence) is keeping its annual holiday tradition of student support alive throughout the ongoing pandemic. The organization purchased and delivered school supplies, along with winter coats, hats,…
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Independence suspends prior authorization requirement for patient transfers to assist health systems treating COVID-19 patients

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To assist physicians and health care facilities affected by the latest wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, Independence Blue Cross  (Independence) has temporarily suspended prior authorizations for transfers from acute in-network…

Gregory E. Deavens recognized among 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare

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Independence Blue Cross President and CEO Gregory E. Deavens is one of Modern Healthcare's 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare for 2021. The recognition is one of the industry’s highest…

Independence wins first-place public relations awards for three public health campaigns

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Three Independence Blue Cross (Independence) public health campaigns were honored with first-place Pepperpot awards by the Philadelphia chapter of the Public Relations Society of America. The Beat COVID-19, Our Community.…

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