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Jun 05, 2017, 10:00 ET Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas to Launch $10-million Statewide Initiative to Help Fight Chronic Diabetic Kidney Disease and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) announced today a new $10-million community investment Initiative to help raise awareness around the...


Jun 01, 2017, 16:08 ET Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas Acquires Allegian Health Plans' Membership in Texas

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) announced today it has acquired certain Medicare Advantage and commercial group membership from...


Dec 01, 2016, 10:00 ET Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas Offers 2017 Open Enrollment Options in All Texas Counties

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) is the only carrier offering retail health benefit plans on the Texas Health Insurance Marketplace in...


Nov 17, 2016, 10:00 ET Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas, Baylor Scott & White Health Announce New Agreement

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) and Baylor Scott & White Health announce a new 4-year agreement, ensuring BCBSTX members continued...


Oct 17, 2016, 09:42 ET Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas Offers New, Coordinated Health Care Plan for Children with Special Healthcare Needs and Families

Starting November 1, 2016, Texas families that have children with special healthcare needs will have access to tailored, coordinated healthcare for...


Oct 04, 2016, 11:07 ET Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas Expands its Medicare Advantage Offerings for the 2017 Annual Enrollment Period

Focused on increasing access to quality care to Medicare beneficiaries, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) is offering more options for...


Sep 28, 2016, 11:30 ET Welcome to Concussion Season: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas offers tips to recognize the signs and reduce head injury risks

Fall means football, and that brings the start of concussion season. And like the football flying off the hands of the quarterback, the number of...


Jul 18, 2016, 11:02 ET Blue Cross And Blue Shield Of Texas Awards Healthy Kids, Healthy Families® Grants To 25 Charitable Organizations Statewide

 Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX)  announced today that 25 community organizations across the state have been awarded with...


May 04, 2016, 15:00 ET Dr. Dan McCoy Named President of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas

 Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC) today announced that Dr. Dan McCoy has been named President of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas...


Mar 21, 2016, 11:45 ET Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas Ranked Highest in Member Satisfaction Two Years in a Row by J.D. Power 2016 Member Health Plan Study

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) ranked highest in member satisfaction among commercial health plans in the Texas region for the second...


Jan 22, 2016, 14:15 ET Open Enrollment Deadline Approaching Soon

 January 31st marks the end of the third annual enrollment period through the Health Insurance Marketplace. With this deadline quickly...


Oct 26, 2015, 13:48 ET Open Enrollment Brings New Health Insurance Options for Individuals and Small Businesses

In anticipation of the upcoming open enrollment season, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) introduces its 2016 individual and small group...


Oct 20, 2015, 10:47 ET Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas Expands Coverage Areas for Its Medicare Advantage Offerings for the 2016 Annual Enrollment Period

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


Oct 15, 2015, 12:17 ET Texas Health and Human Services Commission Awards STAR Kids Managed Care Contract to Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas

The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) announced Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) as a State of Texas Access Reform...


Jan 26, 2015, 12:22 ET Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas Hosts Free Health Insurance Enrollment and Wellness Fair in Dallas

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) is hosting a free health insurance enrollment and wellness event in Dallas on January 31 from 10 a.m....


Jan 21, 2015, 12:15 ET Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas Hosts Free Health Insurance Enrollment and Wellness Fair in Houston

 Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) is hosting a free, health insurance enrollment and wellness event in Houston on January 24 from...


Jan 20, 2015, 10:30 ET Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas Launches Three New Physician-Led Accountable Care Organizations

 Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) launched three new physician-led Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) on January 1, 2015. The...


Jan 14, 2015, 16:00 ET Be Covered Texas Campaign and 86 Dallas Churches to Hold "Super Sunday" Education Event to Highlight the Importance of Enrolling in Health Insurance

As part of its ongoing efforts to increase Texans' access to health insurance, the Be Covered Texas campaign is working with 86 churches across the...


Dec 03, 2014, 11:51 ET Blue Cross And Blue Shield Of Texas Offers Consumers Expanded On-The-Ground Help And Online Resources During Open Enrollment Period

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) has launched several new efforts, both on-the-ground and online, to help connect consumers...


Dec 02, 2014, 15:15 ET Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas Hosts Free Health Insurance Enrollment and Wellness Fair in Dallas

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) is hosting a free health insurance enrollment and wellness event in Dallas on December 13 from 9 a.m....


Nov 20, 2014, 15:03 ET Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas Hosts Free Health Insurance Enrollment and Wellness Fair in Houston

 Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) is hosting a free, health insurance enrollment and wellness event in Houston on December 6 from 9...


Nov 12, 2014, 09:30 ET Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas Announces Variety of Products and Services For 2015 Individual and Small Group Open Enrollment

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) announced today its wide range of 2015 individual and small group health insurance products as part of...


Nov 07, 2014, 11:22 ET Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas Expands Access to Health Insurance Choices for Small Businesses

 Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas today announced the launch of Blue DirectionsSM for Small Business, a private exchange solution for...


Oct 16, 2014, 10:00 ET Affordable Health Benefits Await Millions Of Uninsured

 Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) today launched a statewide education effort to help more than 6.2 million uninsured Texans find...


Sep 23, 2014, 16:14 ET Blue Cross And Blue Shield Of Texas Forms Alliance With State Farm To Help Enroll More Texans

 Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) announced today that it will be working with local State Farm agents in a new effort to broaden...