Philadelphia, PA – The sun shone and the temperature was perfect for nearly 36,000 people who crossed the finish line for the 36th annual Blue Cross Broad Street Run, the nation’s largest 10-miler, sponsored by Independence Blue Cross (Independence). Ethiopian runners Haile Mengesha, winner of the men’s division with a time of 47:53:58, and Tagist Jabore,…
WHAT: In honor of National Volunteer Week, members of Independence Blue Cross’s (Independence) executive leadership team will be reading to first grade students from the Isaac Sheppard Elementary School — a 98 percent poverty-level school in Philadelphia that the company has been a corporate sponsor of for more than 20 years. At the event, members of the executive leadership team will read “Oh the places you’ll go” by Dr….
Philadelphia, PA – Independence Blue Cross (Independence) proudly announces its sponsorship of the Healthy Kids Running Series (HKRS) in Wayne, PA. The five week running program takes place in over 75 locations across the country and is designed to combat the increasing rates of child obesity in America and motivate kids from Pre-K to 8th grade to be healthy and active….

200 participants compete in marathon coding session to solve national and local data challenges

Philadelphia, PA Independence Blue Cross (Independence) will sponsor Drexel University College of Computing & Informatics’ third Philly Codefest, a two-day marathon coding competition that brings together innovative thinkers and programmers from across the nation to transform data into real-world solutions….

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….


“Santa Day” at the Isaac A. Sheppard School Nearly 300 students will receive individually selected, wrapped holiday gifts labeled with each of their names from Santa himself Children in need at the school will be given new winter coats from a selection of hundreds donated by Independence Blue Cross employees. Each year, IBC provides Sheppard with a holiday gift….

Daniel J. Hilferty shares insight on how data analytics can improve lives

Philadelphia, PA – At the third annual Forbes Healthcare Summit: 2014 Smart Data Transforming Lives in New York City, Independence Blue Cross (Independence) President and CEO Daniel J. Hilferty spoke yesterday about how “Big Data” can keep patients healthier. The invitation-only conference,…

Chance to win exclusive, Philly-centric experiences

Philadelphia, PA – Independence Blue Cross (Independence) is showing consumers what living fearless is all about through the company’s new Facebook sweepstakes. The “Fearless Is” sweepstakes builds on the spirit of Independence’s Live Fearless ad campaign and provides participants a chance to win a one-of-a-kind prize from the Philadelphia Phillies,…

“Taking a Breath for Women” breakfast is first of its kind n the region

Philadelphia, PA – Today, Independence Blue Cross (Independence) Vice President of Wellness and Community Health Kimberly Eberbach addressed the critical and growing need to engage employees in wellness programs at the American Lung Association “LUNG FORCE: Taking a Breath for Women” breakfast….
Philadelphia, PA – Independence Blue Cross (Independence) Vice President of Corporate Development and Innovation Terry Booker spoke today at the opening session for the America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) 2014 Operations and Technology Forum. The conference is one of the health insurance industry’s leading conferences, attracting a wide variety of experts from top companies across the county….