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Apr 10, 2014, 13:55 ET
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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas and Community Partners Reach 6 Million Texas Children Through Health and Wellness Initiatives

 In 2013, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) collaborated with community partners across the state to improve the health and wellness...

Mar 25, 2014, 11:22 ET
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Be Covered Texas Celebrates One Year Anniversary

 Be Covered Texas, a statewide education and outreach campaign designed to engage, educate and enroll the uninsured, celebrates its one-year...

Mar 19, 2014, 10:00 ET
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BCBSTX Launches 2014 Healthy Kids, Healthy Families Initiative

 Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) today launched the grant cycle for the opening of its 2014 Healthy Kids, Healthy Families...

Mar 10, 2014, 13:53 ET
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La campaña "Carrera a la cobertura" de Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas recomienda la inscripción en el Mercado de Seguros Médicos en línea

 Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) lanzó "Carrera a la cobertura", un esfuerzo comunitario para inscribir a los residentes de...

Mar 10, 2014, 12:55 ET
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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas "Countdown to Coverage" Campaign Encourages Enrollment in Health Insurance Marketplace

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) has launched "Countdown to Coverage," a community-based effort to enroll Texans in the Health...

Mar 05, 2014, 10:30 ET
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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas "Countdown to Coverage" Campaign Encourages Enrollment in Health Insurance Marketplace

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) has launched "Countdown to Coverage," a community-based effort to enroll Texans in the Health...

Feb 13, 2014, 10:00 ET
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Texas Center For Quality & Patient Safety Receives Second Major Grant From Blue Cross And Blue Shield Of Texas And Releases Much Anticipated Patient Safety Study Results

 The Texas Center for Quality & Patient Safety (TCQPS) announced today that Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) is continuing its...

Jan 08, 2014, 11:23 ET
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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas Extends Payment Deadline

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) is committed to helping consumers understand and enroll in coverage both on and off the new Health...

Dec 17, 2013, 10:00 ET
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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas Recognizes Employee As 2013 Volunteer of the Year For Dedicated Service To Others

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) announced today that Cherry Jefferson, a senior provider network contracting representative at BCBSTX...

Nov 19, 2013, 12:38 ET
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Blue Cross And Blue Shield Of Texas Awards Healthy Kids, Healthy Families® Grants To 38 Charitable Organizations Statewide

 As part of its effort to stem the rising tide of obesity and chronic diseases, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) announced today...

Nov 18, 2013, 09:45 ET

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas Hires Jack Towsley to Lead Health Care Delivery Segment

 Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) has named Jack Towsley as Divisional Senior Vice President for the company's Texas Health Care...

Nov 12, 2013, 15:19 ET
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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas and Tenet Healthcare Corporation Collaborate on Statewide ACO to Improve Quality and Efficiency of Care

 Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) and Tenet Healthcare Corporation (Tenet) have agreed to collaborate to offer an innovative,...

Oct 24, 2013, 08:00 ET
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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas Introduces Enhanced Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug Plan to its Medicare Offering for the 2014 Annual Enrollment Period

 Medicare beneficiaries in Texas now have more options for health care coverage that provides them additional choice, flexibility and...

Sep 19, 2013, 10:06 ET
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Be Covered Texas To Host Free Community Health Events in Dallas and Houston in October

 Be Covered Texas, a statewide education and outreach initiative sponsored by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas, will be hosting two...

Sep 05, 2013, 10:30 ET
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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas and Memorial Hermann Health System Announce Alliance to Improve Quality of Care and Reduce Costs

 Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) and Memorial Hermann Accountable Care Organization (MHACO) announced a new strategic alliance...

Jul 23, 2013, 07:00 ET
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BCBSTX Creates A New, Local, High-Level Position To Focus On The Houston And SE Texas Market

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) is increasing its investment in the Houston and Southeast Texas market.  The state's largest...

Jul 08, 2013, 16:26 ET

Campaña Be Covered Texas "Asegura tu Salud" Sobrepasa los 100 Socios Comunitarios y Lanza Línea de Ayuda Gratuita 1-800 para los Consumidores que Hablan Español

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas anunció que ya cuenta con más de 100 organizaciones comunitarias a través del estado de Texas que se...

Jul 08, 2013, 16:18 ET

Be Covered Texas Campaign Passes 100 Partner Milestone; Launches Bilingual Educational Hotline for Consumers

 Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas announced that more than 100 community organizations across the state, including many Latino-focused...

Jun 28, 2013, 19:20 ET
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Memorial Hermann Health System and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas Announce Contract Agreement

 Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) and Memorial Hermann Health System announced today they have reached a multi-year agreement. The...

Jun 27, 2013, 11:30 ET
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Be Covered Texas Campaign Passes 100 Partner Milestone, Launches Educational Hotline for Consumers

 Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas announced today that more than 100 community organizations across the state have joined its Be...