January events planned for Broomall, Wayne, Langhorne, Bala Cynwyd & Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA – At IBC, we believe consumer education and engagement around health care reform is essential. That’s why we created the Independence Express, a mobile education and enrollment center, which will be traveling to community events throughout the region to help consumers understand and enroll in the best health plan options to suit their individual needs….

Members encouraged to use dollars remaining in their FSA accounts before New Year

Philadelphia, PA – Independence Blue Cross (IBC) is offering members a way to stretch their remaining flexible spending account (FSA) dollars with dozens of health and wellness deals, as well as shop for unique holiday gifts through its discount website Blue365….
Philadelphia, PA – Independence Blue Cross today announced the introduction of a new national health plan option for Medicare-eligible group retirees starting January 1. 2014. The new Personal Choice 65 PPO is a Medicare Advantage PPO plan that includes comprehensive Medicare Part D prescription drug coverage. The product is available to employers headquartered in the five counties in southeastern Pennsylvania and to their Medicare-eligible retirees nationwide….
Philadelphia, PA – Given the uncertainty among individual consumers about the changes in health care coverage required by the Affordable Care Act and the challenge many have faced trying to enroll through the online federal Marketplace, Independence Blue Cross (IBC) is offering options to roughly 24,000 individual policyholders that will simplify enrollment and avoid gaps in coverage….
Philadelphia, PA – Independence Blue Cross (IBC) has issued a report that concludes well-designed wellness programs lead to healthier, more productive employees, and that in turn translates to a healthier bottom line for their employers. “Devoting time and resources to a wellness program becomes a strategic investment in both the company’s present and future,” said Kimberly Eberbach,…

IBC marks its 75th year and creates facility to enrich veterans’ lives

Philadelphia, PA – The Philadelphia region’s leading health insurer, Independence Blue Cross (IBC), establishes a new facility today, the Wellness and Learning Center, to enrich veterans’ lives and help pave the way to brighter futures. Transformed from a three-story home into a Center equipped with a classroom,…
Philadelphia, PA – Starting today, Independence Blue Cross (IBC), the region’s leading health insurer, will offer 13 different health plans with more than 30 options for individuals on the new federal health insurance marketplace in Pennsylvania with coverage effective January 1, 2014. Included in the new suite of products are HMO and PPO plans across all metallic levels and Keystone HMO Proactive — IBC’s lower-cost tiered network benefits plans….

More options, including a $0 monthly option, for most popular plans

Philadelphia, PA – Independence Blue Cross (IBC) today announced that for 2014 it will continue to offer its Keystone 65 Select HMO Medicare Advantage (MA) plan with no monthly premium in all five counties it serves. The Select plan is one of eight comprehensive IBC options Medicare beneficiaries can choose during this year’s annual enrollment period from October 15 to December 7,…

IBC greets opening of exchanges with clinic stop for Independence Express

Philadelphia, PA – Independence Blue Cross (IBC) today began enrolling individuals in health insurance plans that fulfill the new health care reform requirements. The company announced they will offer more than 30 health plan options for individuals on the new federal health insurance marketplace in Pennsylvania,…

Multiple national employers to offer IBC coverage to employees through exchange

Philadelphia, PA – Independence Blue Cross (IBC), the region’s leading health insurer, today announces its participation in Aon Hewitt’s private health exchange. The Aon Hewitt Corporate Health Exchange will offer health benefits to 18 large organizations throughout the United States, including multiple employers headquartered in the Philadelphia region representing a range of industries….