Geriatrician Heidi J. Syropoulos, M.D., joins Independence as Medical Director of Government Markets
New role will support growing needs of the aging population in southeastern Pennsylvania
Philadelphia – The 65-and-older population in the United States grew from 44.7 million in 2013 to 46.2 million in 2014. Projections show that this number will increase to almost 90 million by 2060. Independence Blue Cross (Independence) recognizes that this number will continue to grow and that the country’s shortage of geriatric specialists will persist….
Independence expands its program with MANNA to deliver free, medically tailored meals to more of its Medicare Advantage members in 2020
Philadelphia, PA — January 6, 2020 — In a continued effort to address the social and environmental conditions affecting seniors in southeastern Pennsylvania, Independence Blue Cross (Independence) is expanding its program with MANNA to offer more of its Medicare Advantage members a free and nutritious meal delivery program.
The expanded program, which started on January 1,…
Independence reminds seniors to look at their plan options before Medicare Annual Election Period ends on December 7
Philadelphia – December 2, 2019 – The Annual Election Period for Medicare ends on December 7 and Independence Blue Cross (Independence), the region’s leading health insurer, wants to be sure that individuals eligible for Medicare secure a plan that best meets their needs. Some important questions to consider when comparing plans, include:
Will this plan provide me the richest,…
The Pitch Room at the new Independence Blue Cross Center for Innovation will be hosting B. PHL events.
Philadelphia – October 10, 2019 – Several Independence Blue Cross (Independence) employees will offer their expertise as featured speakers at the B. PHL Innovation Festival on October15-17. As one of the festival’s location partners,…
Philadelphia, PA — March 13, 2019 — In an effort to address the social and environmental conditions affecting seniors in southeastern Pennsylvania, Independence Blue Cross (Independence) has partnered with MANNA to offer Medicare Advantage members with certain chronic conditions who have recently been discharged from a hospital, a free and nutritious meal delivery program for four weeks following discharge from the hospital….
Executives at the insurer join former Eagles Head Coach Dick Vermeil, soap opera star Genie Francis, and Inquirer journalists at the event
On Saturday, October 13, Independence Blue Cross proudly served as presenting sponsor of the Philadelphia Inquirer’s 55+Thrive Lifestyle Conference. Former NFL Head Coach Dick Vermeil joined soap opera star Genie Francis as well as leaders from Independence and Inquirer writers and editors at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown for a day of workshops,…