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Our Community. Our Health. ambassador Rachel Ferguson talks about the importance of COVID-19 vaccines

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African Americans are disproportionately impacted by health conditions that increase the risk of being hospitalized and dying from COVID-19. Visit Philly Chief Innovation Officer Rachel Ferguson shares her thoughts about…
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Richard L. Snyder, M.D., named among Philadelphia Business Journal’s Leaders in Health Care

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Independence Blue Cross executive recognized for his efforts in COVID-19 response Richard L. Snyder, M.D., executive vice president of Facilitated Health Networks and chief medical officer at Independence Blue Cross…

Local leaders tell us why they got vaccinated as part of Independence’s Beat COVID-19 campaign

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Five influential members of the Philadelphia region − Andre Andrews, Kimberly McGlonn, Marcos Tlacopilco, Nelly Jimenez-Arevalo, and Shana Draugelis − devoted their time to support Independence’s ongoing Beat COVID-19 public…

Independence Blue Cross covers preventive colorectal cancer screening for members beginning at age 45

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Screening at an earlier age benefits those at a higher risk for colorectal cancer by avoiding late detection and resulting in earlier treatment Independence Blue Cross (Independence) now covers and…

2020-2021 Community Investment Report: Leading Through a Public Health Crisis

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Independence supports community through COVID-19 pandemic with funding for vulnerable populations, vaccine access, and mental health awareness The Blue Cross Blue Shield Association today released its 2020-2021 Community Investment Report:…

Independence Blue Cross and Labcorp collaborate to support chronic disease management and prevention with home collection kits

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Home collection kits contain tests that help manage diabetes and screen for colon cancer and kidney disease in people who have diabetes In an effort to better support chronic disease…

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