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Top 10 IBX News Highlights of 2022

By December 23, 2022December 28th, 2022Company News Featured

We’re proud of the many initiatives and programs, accolades, and events that made up a remarkable year at Independence Blue Cross. Here are our top ten news stories in 2022, in chronological order:

  1. Accelerate Health Equity launched in Philadelphia, bringing together organizations across the region to produce tangible improvement in health inequities, and ultimately achieve measurable, positive changes in health outcomes.
  2. We partnered with Civica to help make insulin more affordable.
  3. We collaborated with the Colorectal Cancer Alliance to launch a new cancer screening and prevention program focused on increasing screening rates for Black Philadelphians, who are disproportionately impacted by colorectal cancer.
  4. We helped The Enterprise Center launch a new fund focused on opening doors for minority- and women-owned businesses.
  5. We collaborated with Philadelphia-based Cocolife.black and Cayaba Care to address racial disparities in maternal health.
  6. We partnered with Penn Medicine and Tandigm Health to expand value-based care.
  7. Our Medicare Advantage plans rated among the nation’s best for a second year in a row.
  8. President & CEO Greg Deavens participated in the launch of the U.S. Surgeon General’s Framework for Workplace Mental Health and Well-Being.
  9. We hosted our first-ever Health Equity Summit to engage in community conversations on health equity and structural racism.
  10. We signed a long-term contract renewal with Jefferson Health aimed at enhancing health care quality and access in the region, as well as maintaining affordability, and extends our value-based care program.

We look forward to continuing our work in 2023 and beyond to drive innovation, advance equity, and integrate physical and mental health in the communities we serve.