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Jun 30, 2017, 18:54 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Offers Assistance To Its Members In The Goodwin Fire Area

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ) is offering assistance to its members who have been affected by the Goodwin Fire in northern...


Jun 29, 2017, 09:48 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Reports Nearly 1 out of 6 Members Fill an Opioid Prescription Annually in Arizona

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ) reports that nearly one out of six (14.3 percent) of its commercially insured members in Arizona filled...


May 11, 2017, 12:56 ET Five Rural Ariz. Teachers Receive $25,000 For Childhood Obesity Programs

Five Arizona teachers and their schools each received a $5,000 grant to fund school programs that fight childhood obesity. Blue Cross Blue Shield...


Mar 24, 2017, 13:33 ET Longtime Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Arizona Leader, Richard L. Boals, Retiring

Richard L. Boals, President and CEO of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ), announced his retirement today after 45 years at the company, 14...


Mar 07, 2017, 12:47 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Arizona Expands "All About Healthy Living" Patch Program To Girl Scouts Of Southern Arizona

The state's largest locally-owned health insurer, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ), is expanding it's All About Healthy Living Girl Scout...


Feb 23, 2017, 11:28 ET Kid Chef from Scottsdale Crowned Winner of 2017 Healthy Cooking Contest

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ) announced the grand-prize winner of the 2017 Walk On! Kids Cooking Challenge. Katie Cafferelli, age 11,...


Feb 10, 2017, 12:59 ET Arizona Kid Chefs Need Your Vote To Choose The Best Healthy Side Dish Of 2017

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona just announced this year's finalists for the Walk On! Kids Cooking Challenge. A local panel of experts chose the...


Dec 29, 2016, 11:46 ET Looking For Talented Kid Chefs To Compete In 7th Annual Healthy Cooking Contest

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona is looking for the next great kid chef to create a delicious and healthy side dish recipe. Finalists will sample...


Oct 24, 2016, 12:45 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Arizona Offering Up To Five Affordable Care Act Plans For 2017

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ) will offer up to five different individual and family Affordable Care Act (ACA) plans, including...


Oct 18, 2016, 12:25 ET Free Healthy Habits Program For Kids Marks 12th Year In Arizona And Makes $25,000 In Grants Available

Kids spend nearly one-third of their day at school. It only makes sense that school can serve as a great resource for learning healthy habits. Any...


Oct 03, 2016, 13:49 ET Helping Seniors Focus On What They Need To Do For Annual Enrollment

 The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has received a great deal of media coverage this summer and will continue to do so through the presidential...


Sep 27, 2016, 12:53 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Arizona Launches Recipe Contest With Arizona Girl Scouts

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona is calling on the young, inspiring chefs to join the All About Healthy Living recipe contest, hosted in...


Sep 08, 2016, 09:00 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona to Offer ACA Individual and Family Plans in Pinal County in 2017

 Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ) announced it will expand its 2017 Affordable Care Act (ACA) plan coverage to include Pinal County,...


Jun 30, 2016, 00:54 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Arizona Remains Committed To Serving Arizona's Rural And Underserved Areas

 Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ) announced today its Affordable Care Act (ACA) product line for 2017 coverage. The state's largest...


May 03, 2016, 17:12 ET Five Arizona Teachers Each Receive A $5,000 Grant

 Five Arizona teachers and their schools each received a $5,000 grant to fund school programs that fight childhood obesity. Blue Cross Blue...


Feb 19, 2016, 13:17 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Launches One-of-a-Kind Program with Girl Scouts-Arizona Cactus-Pine Council, Championing Youth Wellness

The state's largest locally-owned health insurer, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ), is working with Girl Scouts–Arizona Cactus-Pine...


Jan 19, 2016, 11:25 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Arizona Expands Member Tools, Launching Blue Works For You

Healthcare does not just happen in the doctor's office. It takes place with every decision individuals make to be their healthiest. So that members...


Dec 31, 2015, 11:59 ET Calling All Foodies - Kid Chefs Wanted For Healthy Cooking Contest

 Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona is launching its 2016 kids cooking contest aimed at motivating Arizona kids to incorporate healthy options...


Dec 30, 2015, 12:38 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Arizona Reaches Agreement To Keep Hospitals In-Network

 The local, independent insurer Blue Cross® Blue Shield® of Arizona (BCBSAZ) announced that Carondelet Health Network and Abrazo...


Dec 08, 2015, 15:56 ET Multi-Year Hospital Renewal Assures Members In Southern Arizona Have Choice In Providers

 Southern Arizonans can continue to count on Northwest Medical Center and Oro Valley Hospital to be participating providers in the Blue Cross...


Dec 07, 2015, 18:49 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Arizona Announces Changes To Phoenix Network

 The local, independent, nonprofit insurer, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ) announced today that unless an agreement can be reached...


Dec 03, 2015, 13:06 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Arizona Announces Changes To Southern Arizona Network

The local, independent, nonprofit insurer, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ) announced today that unless an agreement can be reached...


Nov 18, 2015, 10:48 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Champions Healthy Living Through FitPHX and Meet Me Downtown Community Partnerships

The state's largest locally-owned health insurer, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ) continues to center its community efforts on health...


Oct 20, 2015, 13:12 ET Kids Free Health Program Marks 11th Year In Arizona And Makes $25,000 In Grants Available

 Registration is now open for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona's 2016 Walk On! Challenge. The children's health program takes place every...


Oct 09, 2015, 18:30 ET Counseling Services Available To Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Arizona Members Impacted By NAU Incident

 After learning about the NAU campus event, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ) opened a free support line for members to speak with a...