Isaac A. Sheppard


Santa Day at the Isaac A. Sheppard School In honor of the holiday season, Independence Blue Cross (Independence), along with Santa and his elves, will be making their annual holiday gift and winter coat delivery to 225 students at Isaac A. Sheppard Elementary School in Philadelphia.


Wednesday, December 21, 2015,…
Philadelphia, PA – Independence Blue Cross (Independence) is meeting Latino consumers where they live, work, and play to help them enroll in health plans that best meets their needs and budgets. According to a report from The Pew Charitable Trusts, Latinos continue to be the most uninsured group in the country.Throughout Open Enrollment, Independence has been increasing its efforts to reach Latino communities with Spanish-language resources….
Philadelphia, PA – Independence Blue Cross (Independence) President and CEO Daniel J. Hilferty was honored with the Distinguished Leadership Award from the Insurance Society of Philadelphia at the 23rd Annual Independence Gala. Hilferty was  the first leader from the health insurance sector to receive the distinction. The Distinguished Leadership Award recognizes an industry executive who has demonstrated exemplary leadership,…

Eight leading Philadelphia organizations work with innovators to tackle chronic disease

Philadelphia, PA – The CEO Council for Growth (“CEO Council”) announced today that its Health Care Innovation Collaborative (“Collaborative”) has launched an open call for innovators around the country to work with its founding member organizations to tackle problems associated with chronic disease….

November 1 marks the start of Open Enrollment

Philadelphia, PA – Independence Blue Cross (Independence) is meeting consumers where they live, work, and play to ensure they know how to choose a health plan, enroll, and get the most from their new health benefits. November 1 marks the start of Open Enrollment under the Affordable Care Act….
Philadelphia, PA – Independence Blue Cross (Independence) welcomes the World Meeting of Families — Philadelphia 2015 (WMOF) from September 22-25 and Pope Francis to Philadelphia from September 26-27. It marks the first time that the United States will host the World Meeting of Families, which takes place every three years and seeks to strengthen the bonds of family across the globe….

One-of-a-kind prizes encourage participants to live life to the fullest

Philadelphia, PA – Independence Blue Cross (Independence) wants to help participants live fearless through one of four unforgettable, Philadelphia-centric experiences. Round two of the “Fearless Is” sweepstakes will offer participants a chance to win one-of-a-kind prizes from the Philadelphia 76ers, Philadelphia magazine’s Be Well Philly,…
Philadelphia, PA – Yesterday, Independence Blue Cross (Independence) launched its 2015 campaign for the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UWGPSNJ). Independence’s campaign — Give Fearless — builds on the spirit of the company’s Live Fearless advertising campaign, and on Independence’s long history of associate volunteerism. Give Fearless, which runs through September 19,…
Philadelphia, PA – Independence Blue Cross (Independence) today announced that Somesh Nigam, senior vice president and chief informatics officer, has received the 2015 Multicultural Leadership Award from the National Diversity Council (NDC). The award was presented at the 6th Annual Philadelphia Diversity and Leadership Conference, an event encouraging individuals to network and grow their shared knowledge of diversity and leadership….


Independence Blue Cross celebrates Independence Dollar Day for Indego. On Independence Dollar Days, the first 30 minutes of bike trips purchased at an Indego station are just one dollar instead of the standard price of four dollars per 30-minute ride. Regular charges apply for trips lasting longer than 30 minutes. Independence Dollar Days occur the first Tuesday of each month….