Independence Among Blue Cross and Blue Shield Companies Joining Forces with Civica Rx to Lower Costs of Select High-Cost Generic Drugs
Thursday, 23 January 2020
Wednesday, 22 January 2020
Hundreds gathered at the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia on November 6, 2019 for the Health of America Forum, hosted by Independence Blue Cross (Independence) and the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association. “Millennial Health: A Call to Action” offered a chance to understand more about millennials and learn how Blue Plans are working to address the health care risks of this generation....
Monday, 13 January 2020
Tuesday, 12 November 2019
Friday, 06 September 2019
Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Health of America Report shows a 33 percent increase in ADHD diagnoses among children in the Philadelphia region
Thursday, 28 March 2019
BCBSA Health of America report shows 44% rise in knee and hip replacements as Generation X opts for earlier planned surgeries
Wednesday, 23 January 2019
Thursday, 17 January 2019
Independence Blue Cross reports more members using generics compared with the national average for Blue Cross Blue Shield membership
Wednesday, 14 November 2018
Spending increases for brand drugs at Independence are lower than national averageAt more than $100 billion, prescription drugs represent more than 20 percent of overall health care spending for Blue Cross and Blue Shield (BCBS) commercially insured members. Prescription drug spending among branded specialty and patent-protected drugs continues to outpace generic drugs by $79.5 billion,...
Wednesday, 15 August 2018
Independence Blue Cross was recently presented with the 2017 Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Federal Employee Program (FEP®) Plan Excellence Award, which celebrates Blue Plans that achieve excellent scores in a variety of categories including member satisfaction and managing medical and administrative costs. In addition to the Plan Excellence Award, for the sixth consecutive year,...