December 15 is the deadline to sign up to be covered on January 1 Philadelphia, PA — Independence Blue Cross (Independence), the region’s leading health insurance organization, is reminding individual consumers that they must enroll in a health insurance plan on or before December 15 if they want to be covered starting January 1, 2017. The Independence Express,…

El 15 de diciembre es la fecha límite para inscribirse y recibir cobertura a partir del 1º de enero.

Philadelphia, PA — 12 de diciembre de 2016 — Independence Blue Cross (Independence), la organización líder de seguros médicos de la región, recuerda a los consumidores que el 15 de diciembre es la fecha límite para inscribirse en el seguro médico si quieren poder utilizar la cobertura a partir del 1º de enero de 2017….
Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania, Independence Health Group and Safeguard Scientifics team up to foster healthcare IT innovation Philadelphia – December 8, 2016 – Partnering to fuel Philadelphia’s innovative digital health ecosystem, Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania (“Ben Franklin”); Independence Health Group (“IHG”), the parent company of Independence Blue Cross; and Safeguard Scientifics (“Safeguard”) (NYSE:SFE) today announced their intentions for a $6 million funding initiative over a four year period to grow technology-driven,…
Supplemental health plan for group customers with 25 or more employees Philadelphia – November 10, 2016 – Independence Blue Cross (Independence) announces a new hospital indemnity product from The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America® (Guardian) that is now available to Independence group customers with 25 or more employees. The supplemental health insurance plan is available now for plans starting January 1,…

Patient Engagement, Connected Health, and Virtual/Augmented Reality Focus of Second Annual Health Hack (#healthhackPHL)

Philadelphia – November 2, 2016 – Philadelphia’s leading health insurance organization, Independence Blue Cross (Independence), and the Innovation Pillar at Thomas Jefferson University/Jefferson Health, one of the largest health care systems, will host a free Health Hack (#healthhackPHL) Nov. 4-6,…

AmTrust to acquire AmeriHealth Casualty; IHG retains TPA business

Philadelphia – October 28, 2016 – Independence Health Group (IHG) today announced that the company has signed a stock purchase agreement to sell AmeriHealth Casualty Insurance Company (AmeriHealth Casualty) to AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. (AmTrust). AmeriHealth Casualty, a subsidiary of IHG, offers workers’ compensation insurance coverage to employers in the Mid-Atlantic region….
Health and well-being programs at new customer experience center support national initiative Philadelphia – October 17, 2016 – This week, Independence Blue Cross (Independence) recognizes National Health Education Week, a national effort sponsored by the Society for Public Health Education. During the five-day education initiative, the company will host a variety of nutrition seminars, fitness classes,…
Philadelphia, PA — October 14, 2016 — Independence Health Group (IHG) today released the results of an economic impact study of its long-standing supplier diversity program – which has actively cultivated relationships with minority-owned and women-owned businesses since 1991. The study found that, for the year 2014, IHG’s hiring of diverse suppliers contributed $238 million to the economy,…
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has selected IBX to partner for an exciting new initiative!
New initiative aims to transform primary care Philadelphia – October 11, 2016 – The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has selected Independence Blue Cross (Independence) to partner in its new Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+) initiative, the largest-ever initiative to transform how primary care is delivered and paid for in the United States. “We are pleased that CMS selected Independence to participate in CPC+,” said Anthony Coletta,…
Philadelphia, PA — September 12, 2016 — Independence Blue Cross (Independence) today launched its 2016 campaign for the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UWGPSNJ). Independence’s campaign — Give for a Better Community — is a celebration of the unique history of our city and Independence’s leadership in making our community a better place to live and work….
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