Independence joins Dad Vail Regatta as 2017 presenting sponsor

Philadelphia’s premiere rowing event, the Dad Vail Regatta, just became stronger. Independence Blue Cross has become a presenting sponsor of the Dad Vail Regatta and will provide support for this iconic Philadelphia tradition, now in its 79th year.


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Groundbreaking agreement signed between Independence, UPenn Health System

Independence Blue Cross and University of Pennsylvania Health System have signed an innovative, five-year contract that strengthens both organizations’ emphasis on coordinated patient care, exchange of critical data, and shared accountability for both quality and cost of care.

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IBC Foundation President Lorina Marshall-Blake Receives Mercy Neighbor Award

The Independence Blue Cross Foundation President Lorina Marshall-Blake accepted the 2017 Mercy Neighbor Award from the Mercy Neighborhood Ministries of Philadelphia, Inc.

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Christopher Cashman honored by Father’s Day Council of Greater Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA – Christopher Cashman, executive vice president and president of commercial markets for Independence Blue Cross (IBC), has been named Father of the Year by the Father’s Day Council of Greater Philadelphia in recognition of his community and corporate leadership. He, along with three others,…

Six-week competition seeks innovative solutions that can improve our region’s health and wellness

Philadelphia, PA – Independence Blue Cross (IBX) today announced the “IBX Game Changers Challenge: Enhancing health and wellness through innovation.” Launched in partnership with Wharton Entrepreneurial Programs, the Department of Public Health of the City of Philadelphia, ?What If! Innovation Partners,…

More than 2,000 seniors to compete in sports and games throughout the region

Philadelphia, PA – Independence Blue Cross (IBC) is once again the leading sponsor of the Senior Games in the five southeastern Pennsylvania counties. More than 2,000 area adults, ages 50 and older, are expected to show their commitment to staying physically and mentally fit by participating in the games….
Philadelphia, PA – Independence Blue Cross (IBC), Hahnemann University Hospital, and St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children announced that they have reached agreement on new multi-year contracts. The terms of the new agreements with Hahnemann, St. Christopher’s, and Tenet Physicians, Inc., which contracts for physicians employed by various Tenet subsidiaries, run through December 31, 2014. Hahnemann and St….

Hosts new farmers’ market location at 19th and Market in Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA – Say goodbye to the cellophane-wrapped carrots, frozen beans, and canned fruit cup, and say hello to the IBC Farmers’ Market, the new initiative from Independence Blue Cross (IBC) and Farm To City that brings farm-fresh produce to 19th and Market streets in Center City on Thursdays starting May 17….

IBC is fifth-year presenting sponsor of diabetes walk

Philadelphia, PA – In April, Independence Blue Cross (IBC) marked the company’s fifth-year presenting sponsorship of Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes, the American Diabetes Association’s community fundraising event, by hosting a corporate kick off breakfast for the region’s business leaders. American Diabetes Association (ADA) representatives and other guest speakers urged local executives to take action against this growing health crisis where one in nine residents in the Philadelphia region and 26 million people nationally are afflicted by diabetes….

Industry veteran joins executive leadership, runs IT operations

Philadelphia, PA – Independence Blue Cross (IBC) today announced that Susan S. Kozik has joined the company as senior vice president and chief information officer. As IBC’s CIO, Kozik provides strategic direction and leadership in planning and implementing IBC’s transformative IT solutions. She will also develop a vision for how IBC will use technology to distinguish itself as a health care leader in our region….

More than 33,907 runners cross the finish line in the nation’s largest 10-miler

Philadelphia, PA – Runners were out in record numbers, young and old, veterans and first-timers, racing down Broad Street from Somerville Street to the Navy Yard in the 33rd annual Blue Cross Broad Street Run, the nation’s largest 10-miler, sponsored by Independence Blue Cross (IBC)….

Two respected brands join forces to bring health plan coverage to individuals and families

Philadelphia, PA – Independence Blue Cross (IBC) today announced a ground-breaking new strategic relationship with AAA Mid-Atlantic to offer a broad variety of health plans to individuals and families who are members of AAA Mid-Atlantic and reside in southeastern Pennsylvania….

Art Sanctuary festival aims to increase literacy, promote reading and writing

Philadelphia, PA – Independence Blue Cross (IBC) and the AmeriHealth Mercy Family of Companies are the presenting sponsors for Art Sanctuary’s 28th Annual Celebration of Black Writing.  Running from May 21 to June 2, Celebration of Black Writing is the nation’s only literary festival of its kind,…