Independence Blue Cross congratulates TowerView Health founders Ankur Aggarwal, Hareesh Ganesan, Rahul Jain, and Nick Valilis for being named to Forbes 30 Under 30 in Healthcare. Independence and Penn Medicine are partnering with TowerView on a pilot program to help chronically ill people who have multiple prescriptions remember to take the right medication at the right time each day….
Independence Blue Cross (Independence) associates put service into action with community projects in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. On the federal holiday, 50 of our associates and their family and friends volunteered their time for service projects throughout the Philadelphia community. Activities included: Philly READS — 30 volunteers sorted, labeled, and shelved donated books and school supplies for the Philadelphia READS Book Bank at Martin Luther King Jr….
The Independence Blue Cross Foundation President Lorina Marshall-Blake accepted an invitation by Secretary of Health and Human Services Sylvia M. Burwell to serve on the National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice.  As a member of the Council, Marshall-Blake will provide advice and recommendations to the Secretary and Congress regarding policy matters related to the nurse workforce,…
To celebrate the holiday season, Independence Blue Cross (Independence) along with Santa and his elves, made their annual holiday gift and winter coat delivery to 200 students at Isaac A. Sheppard Elementary School in Philadelphia. Independence has supported the Sheppard School for more than 30 years and has partnered on a variety of initiatives including Philadelphia Reads,…
Speaking to thousands of investors, entrepreneurs, business leaders, students, and health care professionals from around the nation and world, this year Independence Blue Cross (Independence) has helped lead and shape the discussion about health care innovation. At more than 40 industry conferences like Converge and PACT Digital Health in Philadelphia, SXSW in Austin, the annual Society for Human Resource Management conference in D.C,…

Customer service holiday hours

Tuesday, 20 December 2016
We want to ensure that our members have the support you need throughout the holiday season. Please take note of our holiday hours for our individual, employer-based, and Medicare members. HOLIDAY DATE HOURS* Christmas Eve (observed) Friday, December 23 Customer Service: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. Medicare Service: 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. Independence Live: Open 8am – 5pm Christmas Day (observed) Monday,…
Independence Blue Cross President and CEO Daniel J. Hilferty joined MSBNC’s Morning Joe host Joe Scarborough at the show’s New York City studio for a conversation about life expectancy and the future of health care. During the segment, which aired Friday, December 16 at 8:30 a.m., Hilferty shared his thoughts on changing behavior and helping people stay healthy longer by saying “It’s not just the behavior of the individual but also the behavior of the system….
Five Independence Blue Cross associates won as finalists at the 2016 Thomas Jefferson University Health Hack.  More than 300 students, entrepreneurs, developers, designers, engineers, and healthcare professionals participated in the weekend event held November 4 – 6. Working in teams, the entrants pitched, prototyped, and presented their new ideas to improve health care to a panel of judges….
Independence Blue Cross (Independence) proudly celebrates Indego’s latest accomplishment — reaching their one millionth trip just 18 months after the program launched on April 23, 2015. And we congratulate the winner of Indego’s Philly to a Milli contest, Calvin Linton, who will have a station temporarily re-named in his honor! IBX discounts As the title sponsor for Indego,…
CIO.com and Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business recognized Independence Blue Cross (Independence) as one of its Analytics 50 recipients, a new award which highlights national companies successfully using analytics to solve business challenges. Ashley Masterson, PhD, manager, medical cost and business analytics for Informatics at Independence, accepted the award at a ceremony today held on Drexel’s campus.  …
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