Eyewear retailer and insurer offer education and vision screenings for preventive vision health

Philadelphia, PA – Visionworks, the largest wholly owned U.S.-based optical retailer, and Independence Blue Cross (IBC), the leading health insurer in southeastern Pennsylvania, today announced they have teamed up to support Save Your Vision Week, March 4 – 8, 2013. During the week,…

Shares insight on the impact of reform on employee benefits

Philadelphia, PA – On Thursday, Independence Blue Cross (IBC) Vice President of Corporate and Association Affairs Scott Post joined with other industry leaders to discuss the impact the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) will have on employer-sponsored health insurance benefits. Post and the other panelists discussed steps that employers of all sizes can take to prepare for the full implementation of health care reform….

IBC Urges Members to Get a Flu Shot

Thursday, 10 January 2013

Top Five Reasons Why It’s Not Too Late

Philadelphia, PA – It’s the height of flu season, and it probably seems as though everyone around you is coming down with the flu. Still, it’s not too late to protect yourself, family, and friends from this serious illness. Independence Blue Cross (IBC) is urging its members to get their flu shots and offering ways to avoid getting sick….

Company reassures customers following election

Philadelphia, PA – With the presidential election now over, Independence Blue Cross President and CEO Daniel J. Hilferty said that the company looks forward to working with the Obama administration and with legislators on both sides of the aisle to tackle the issues of access and affordability of health care….

Christopher Cashman to share insight at GPAHU on IBC changing the game

Philadelphia, PA – Independence Blue Cross (IBC) is proud to announce that Christopher Cashman, executive vice president and president of commercial markets, will join other health care leaders at an annual industry conference this afternoon hosted by the Greater Philadelphia Association of Health Underwriters (GPAHU)….

July 10 event expected to bring together more than 350 leaders in healthcare

Philadelphia, PA – Independence Blue Cross today announced that it is a lead sponsor of the Converge Summit for Healthcare Innovation set for July 10, 2012 in Philadelphia.  This day-long event is expected to draw more than 350 leaders in healthcare innovation,…

IBC will implement the law while working to fix provisions that would raise customer costs

Philadelphia, PA – In response to the Supreme Court of the United States’ ruling today upholding the requirement that all Americans have health insurance, Independence Blue Cross President and CEO Daniel J. Hilferty said that while the law takes a first step towards comprehensive reform by expanding coverage to millions of Americans,…

Nearly $37 million in incentives – the largest incentive IBC has ever paid primary care doctors

Philadelphia, PA – An innovative incentive program introduced by Independence Blue Cross (IBC) in 2010 is leading the way nationally by rewarding high-performing primary care physicians for providing excellent, patient-centered care. The program, which allows primary care doctors to double their base reimbursement and paid out nearly $37 million in 2011,…

IBC to present at Pennsylvania Medical Society webinar to assist physicians in preparing for ICD-10

Philadelphia, PA – Two of the Commonwealth’s leading health care organizations, Independence Blue Cross (IBC) and the Pennsylvania Medical Society, announced today they are working together to help physicians, hospitals, and other health care partners in Pennsylvania prepare for what many consider the biggest health care information transformation in modern day history –…