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Feb 04, 2016, 15:00 ET
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Foundation

Blue Cross Foundation Announces $700,000 Funding Opportunity

The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Foundation today announced a funding opportunity for up to a total of $700,000 to further health equity...

Feb 04, 2016, 08:30 ET
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota, Center for Prevention

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Commits $4 Million to Advance Health Equity

 Minnesota consistently ranks as one of the healthiest states in the nation, but health outcomes vary greatly depending on who you are and...

Jan 21, 2016, 16:10 ET
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota recognized for industry-leading commitment to veterans

 As the number of Minnesota soldiers returning home after serving overseas continues to increase, so do the challenges that come with...

Nov 23, 2015, 12:00 ET
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Expands with Opening of Minneapolis Location

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (Blue Cross) today announced a workforce expansion into Hennepin County with the upcoming opening of its...

Oct 22, 2015, 06:00 ET
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota, Center for Prevention

Minnesotans Move More in Communities Geared for Physical Activity

Nearly two-thirds of Minnesotans (61 percent) who have two or more community features to help them be physically active – such as sidewalks,...

Oct 21, 2015, 11:00 ET
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Achieves High Performance Scores from Federal Government for Medicare Offerings

 Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota and Blue Plus (Blue Cross) announced an increase in the company's overall score for the Centers for...

Oct 20, 2015, 11:00 ET
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Receives Leadership in Health Care Innovation Award

In recognition of leadership for using provider performance data to improve health outcomes, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (Blue Cross)...

Apr 02, 2014, 15:19 ET

The Blue Cross Foundation awards $1.7 million

The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Foundation has awarded $1.7 million to date in 2014. Recent awards include funding in support of...

Apr 01, 2014, 12:00 ET

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Reports 2013 Results

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota and its family of companies (Blue Cross) today announced audited financial results for 2013. Blue Cross...

Mar 26, 2014, 09:00 ET

A Robust Minnesota Economy?

There will be more people of color in Minnesota's future, a fact that bodes well for realizing a more robust economy in the state. So says a new...

Mar 04, 2014, 14:00 ET

Blue Plus, the HMO of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota, acquires Duluth-based claims processing systems

Blue Plus, the health maintenance organization (HMO) affiliate of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota, announced today that it has acquired the...

Jan 28, 2014, 10:00 ET

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota and Mayo Clinic Health System Announce New Payment Contract

Agreement complements new models of care  Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota, the state's leading nonprofit health plan, and Mayo...

Jan 14, 2014, 16:12 ET

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Awards Funding to Transform Health in Local Communities

Blue Cross commits nearly $450,000 through its Center for Prevention to help 18 organizations engage people in improving the health of their...

Dec 12, 2013, 11:00 ET

Blue Cross Announces New Leadership Appointments in Legal and Sales Divisions

Elizabeth Moran, J.D. and Brooks Deibele join leadership team; Monica Engel promoted to Vice President Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota...

Dec 10, 2013, 10:00 ET

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Commits more than $1 Million to Advance Active Living

Funding and technical assistance from the Center for Prevention will help nine organizations improve the health and livability of communities by...

Dec 09, 2013, 10:57 ET

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota achieves perfect score for 2014 Corporate Equality Index

Top rating from Human Rights Campaign Foundation underscores health company's commitment to LGBT equality Blue Cross and Blue Shield of...

Oct 02, 2013, 16:00 ET

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Announces Alignment of its Business to the new Market Realities of Health Care

October 1 marked a transformational milestone in health care in the United States and across Minnesota with the initial implementation of the...

Sep 27, 2013, 10:00 ET

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota awards $750,000 to fund ACT on Alzheimer's community engagement work across the state

Three-year investment will help foster supportive communities for individuals with dementia and their caregivers Blue Cross and Blue Shield...

Sep 18, 2013, 14:54 ET

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota announces the SmartSelect health care shopping tool to help Minnesotans make more informed health care choices

Personal health care shopper allow members to compare procedure costs and out-of-pocket costs; as well as find physicians, view provider quality...

Sep 17, 2013, 15:39 ET

Twelve nonprofits awarded $580,000 through the Blue Cross Foundation

Connect for Health builds connections in communities The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Foundation awarded 12 Minnesota nonprofits...