Data shows costs for identical knee procedures can vary depending on which hospital is selected

It is well known that medical costs vary considerably from city to city and across regions. A new report highlights this disparity by showing the extreme variations across the nation and within the same market for the cost of knee and hip replacement surgeries — among the fastest growing medical treatments in the U.S….

Blue Insider helps members save on merchandise and attractions nationwide

Philadelphia, PA – Independence Blue Cross (Independence), the leading health insurance organization in southeastern Pennsylvania, launches Blue InsiderSM, an exclusive discount program to help its members save on the things they enjoy most in life. Through Blue Insider, members can save up to 60 percent on a wide range of services from national,…

Associates put service into action with community projects in honor of Dr. King

Philadelphia, PA – Independence Blue Cross (Independence) associates joined hundreds of thousands of volunteers in the 20th annual Greater Philadelphia Martin Luther King Day of Service — the largest King Day event in the nation — to honor Dr. Martin Luther King’s legacy….
Philadelphia, PA – Independence Blue Cross (Independence) today announced that it will present at the 33rd annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco on Monday, January 12, 2015. Independence’s presentation will begin at 2:30 p.m. PST. Daniel J. Hilferty, Independence president and chief executive officer, and Alan Krigstein, Independence chief financial officer, will provide an overview of the company and its strategic objectives….