Nation’s only exchange in major metro area built on collaboration between insurers and hospitals

Philadelphia, PA – This week, Independence Blue Cross (Independence) and HealthShare Exchange of Southeastern Pennsylvania, Inc. (HSX) will announce the preliminary results of the region’s unique health information exchange at the HIMSS Annual Conference and Exhibition held April 12 to 16 in Chicago….

CareCam’s mobile technology available for free to Independence Members

Philadelphia, PA – Independence Blue Cross (Independence), the leading health insurance organization in southeastern Pennsylvania, announced today that it has begun offering CareCam Health Systems’ (CareCam) chronic condition self-management app to help patients better proactively manage their health. Independence is offering CareCam’s easy-to-use mobile phone and tablet app at no cost to adult members with diabetes or asthma….

Strong growth in revenue and membership contribute to continued solid financial performance

Philadelphia, PA – Independence Health Group (IHG), the parent company of Independence Blue Cross, reported solid financial performance in 2014 with total revenue of $13.2 billion and net income of $69.2 million, or 0.5 percent of total revenue. IHG experienced significant membership gains and increased revenue by nearly 20 percent….
Independence Blue Cross (Independence), the leading health insurance organization in southeastern Pennsylvania, has hired Jill Michal as vice president of sales services and client experience. Michal was previously the president and chief executive officer of the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey from 2008 to 2014. As vice president of sales services and client experience,…

Indego to provide a new low cost transportation option for residents, commuters, and visitors

Philadelphia, PA – Mayor Michael A. Nutter and Independence Blue Cross (Independence) President and CEO Daniel J. Hilferty today announced that Independence will be the title sponsor for Philadelphia’s new bike share program, Indego. In addition to the $3 million capital investment from the City and more than $4.5 million in state,…

Personal Choice 65 (PPO) and HMOs both receive 4.5 (out of five) stars

Philadelphia, PA – Independence Blue Cross (Independence) announced that its Personal Choice 65 (PPO) and Keystone 65 (HMO) Medicare Advantage health plans each received a 4.5 Star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for the 2015 Star ratings,…

President of the Independence Blue Cross Foundation honored by The Philadelphia Tribune

Philadelphia, PA – The Philadelphia Tribune selected Lorina Marshall-Blake, president of the Independence Blue Cross Foundation, as one of the key “African American Leaders” in the Philadelphia region in recognition of her community leadership. This is the 10th consecutive year she has been recognized….

Three PhD students participate in Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Future of Nursing Scholars program

Philadelphia, PA – The Independence Blue Cross Foundation today announced the first three Foundation Nurse Fellows who will participate in the Future of Nursing Scholars program, a new initiative created by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) to increase the number of PhD prepared nurses in the United States….
Philadelphia, PA – Independence Blue Cross (Independence) has hired Kimberly Kockler as vice president of government affairs. Kockler was previously the vice president of government affairs for Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania. As vice president of government affairs, Kockler will represent Independence’s position on legislative and government activities. She will support the company’s efforts to enhance relationships with the community and external stakeholders in the rapidly changing health care industry….

Daniel J. Hilferty honored for his commitment to the community and positive impact for those in need

Philadelphia, PA – Daniel J. Hilferty, Independence Blue Cross (Independence) president and CEO, was honored today with the Community All-Star Award from The Moyer Foundation for his commitment to the community and dedication to making a positive impact for those in need….