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Aug 25, 2016, 09:00 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Report Shows Where Mothers Reside Has Big Impact on C-Section Rates

 The rate of babies delivered by cesarean section varies widely by geographic location, indicating that where a mother lives has a significant...


Jul 28, 2016, 09:00 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Introduces Portfolio of International Health Insurance Products to Serve Multinational Employers and Individuals Traveling Globally

The Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) today announced a suite of newly branded, international private medical insurance products that will...


Jul 25, 2016, 11:37 ET Trion Solutions Announces Special Agreement With Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan to Deliver Affordable Health Coverage to SMEs

 Trion Solutions, one of America's leading providers of value-added human resource services, announces that it has entered into an agreement...


Jun 27, 2016, 10:00 ET Blue Cross and Blue Shield Companies Invest Locally To Create A Healthier Nation

 As part of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield (BCBS) System's ongoing commitment to improving the health of all Americans, employees of BCBS...


Jun 08, 2016, 12:14 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan continues to keep rates low for small business

In contrast to national trends, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan today announced a comparatively small statewide average rate increase of 2.9...


Mar 31, 2016, 10:00 ET Hygieia Receives Investment from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan to Conduct Demonstration Project of the d-Nav® Insulin Guidance Service

 Hygieia, a digital insulin enhancement company dedicated to making insulin therapy easier for everyone involved, announced today that Blue...


Dec 30, 2015, 12:03 ET Walsh College Will Confer Honorary Doctor Of Laws Degree On Keynote Commencement Speaker Daniel J. Loepp

 Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan President and CEO Daniel J. Loepp will be the keynote speaker as Walsh College holds its 106th Commencement...


Aug 26, 2015, 10:00 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan's Value Partnerships program has transformed the state's health care landscape, saved $1.4 billion

Over the last 10 years, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, together with hospitals, physicians and care providers across the state, have...


Aug 06, 2015, 10:37 ET Michigan kids win chance to learn healthy habits from their Ford Field heroes

Sixty kids from metro Detroit and Lansing youth organizations, ages six to 12, will join Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Detroit Lions' mascot...


May 11, 2015, 10:40 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan providing grants to strengthen safety net for 11th year; encourages clinics to apply for funding through June 5

 Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan is awarding up to $1 million in grants to safety net clinics across the state through its "Strengthening...


Apr 21, 2015, 09:45 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and University of Michigan Health System launch initiative to improve emergency care quality statewide

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and the University of Michigan Health System will collaborate with emergency physicians at participating...


Apr 08, 2015, 10:58 ET An Opening Day all their own -- Two-hundred kids set to join Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Detroit Tigers for third-annual Kids' Opening Day on Sunday, April 19

Nearly two-hundred kids from metro Detroit and Kalamazoo youth organizations, ages five to 14, will join Detroit's Tigers mascot PAWS and youth...


Apr 07, 2015, 13:00 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan makes downward adjustment to small employer rates for remainder of 2015 and projects favorable rates into 2016

Small group customers of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan will benefit from a downward rate adjustment to be filed by BCBSM with state regulators...


Mar 17, 2015, 13:00 ET Cancer screening rates improve, disparities shrink for patients with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan patient-centered medical home doctors

 A new study published last month in JAMA Internal Medicine shows Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan's Patient-Centered Medical...


Mar 12, 2015, 13:00 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network partner with wellness leader WebMD Health Services to offer new, integrated wellness solutions

Starting this fall, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network members will have access to a new set of health and wellness programs....


Mar 09, 2015, 16:06 ET Batter up! Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan challenges kids to Train like an All-Star

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan wants kids to lace up their cleats and "Train like an All-Star" with its latest #MIKidsCan challenge, in...


Feb 26, 2015, 11:00 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network remain top choice for Michigan health insurance buyers during 2015 Marketplace open enrollment

In one of the nation's most competitive markets for health insurance coverage, 225,000 Michigan residents selected individual health insurance...


Feb 23, 2015, 11:43 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation, Blue Cross announce $200,000 in grants to increase access to specialty care

 The Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan today announced $200,000 in grant funding to...


Feb 20, 2015, 15:29 ET J & B Medical Supply Co., Inc. Awarded the 2014 Health Care Value Diverse Supplier of the Year by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

 J & B Medical Supply Co. Inc. was awarded the 2014 Health Care Value Diverse Supplier of the Year by Blue Cross Blue Shield of...


Feb 11, 2015, 08:00 ET Blue Cross® Blue Shield® Federal Employee Program® (FEP®) Offers AbilTo, Inc.'s Remote Behavioral Therapy

 The  Blue Cross and Blue Shield (BCBS) Government-wide Service Benefit Plan, also known as the Federal Employee Program® (FEP), is...


Feb 03, 2015, 10:00 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan extends Health Plan Advisor hours for final enrollment weekend push

 With less than two weeks left to enroll in health coverage and avoid a $325 or 2% of household income penalty in 2015, Blue Cross Blue...


Aug 19, 2014, 10:00 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan's health care quality efforts with hospitals save $597 million statewide over five-year period

 Over a five-year period, five programs sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network to improve the quality of certain...


May 01, 2014, 16:20 ET Statement from Daniel J. Loepp, president and CEO, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan on Alan Mulally's retirement from Ford Motor Company

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan issued the following statement from president and CEO Daniel J. Loepp today regarding the announcement on...


Apr 11, 2014, 14:33 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Statement on Commissioner Flood's guidance regarding ACA transition plan extensions for Michigan consumers

 Today, Michigan's Insurance Commissioner provided direction on how the state would interpret March's announcement by the Obama Administration...


Apr 02, 2014, 10:14 ET More than 300,000 Michigan residents join Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network during ACA open enrollment

 At the close of the six-month ACA Marketplace open enrollment period, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and its HMO subsidiary, Blue Care...