Friday, 18 May 2018
Blue Cross Blue Shield Association and Independence Blue Cross support opioid prevention and treatment efforts
Friday, 06 April 2018
Efforts include policy that recommends not prescribing opioids as first or second line of pain therapy, and limiting initial opioid scripts to five daysThe Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) National Council of Physician and Pharmacist Executives announced today that it has adopted a professional standard that opioids should not be prescribed as first or second lines of pain therapy in most clinical situations....
As elevated flu activity continues, Independence Blue Cross advises members and others to take appropriate precautions
Thursday, 01 March 2018
Philadelphia, PA — This year’s flu season continues to be one of the most severe in nearly a decade, and flu activity is expected to remain elevated across the country for several more weeks, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). As Greater Philadelphia’s leading health insurer, Independence advises those in the communities it serves to take proper precautions to prevent getting infected and to stem the spread of the virus....
Tuesday, 14 November 2017