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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Dad Vail Regatta

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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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,…
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,…
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,… 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.  …
Independence Blue Cross has been alerted to phone calls members are receiving from a suspicious telemarketing company involving a pain relief medication. The telemarketing calls are from a company offering pain cream they say is covered by the member’s Blue Cross® Blue Shield® plan. We have not contracted or partnered with the company making these calls,…
Independence Blue Cross (Independence) received the 2016 East Central Division Excellence in Mission Award by the Greater Philadelphia Area American Cancer Society (ACS) at its annual Volunteer Awards event held in King of Prussia. The ACS described Independence, which has supported the ACS for more than 20 years, as one of its strongest advocates in the Philadelphia area….

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,…
Independence Blue Cross (Independence) hosted The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network’s forum today to discuss and highlight advancements in cancer research through immunotherapy. The event focused on the progress researchers are making in immunotherapy, which is treatment that uses the body’s own immune system to help fight cancer. The discussion also included the important role that federal funding has in fueling cancer research….

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….