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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...


Oct 01, 2015, 11:00 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Launches Get In!

 Do you know what deductible, network or formulary means? If not, then you may pick the wrong health plan for you and your family. So that...


Feb 13, 2015, 13:11 ET Health Insurance Deadline is Feb. 15, 2015

 The health insurance open enrollment deadline is only days away. More than 174,000 Arizonans have already signed up for coverage protecting...


Jan 21, 2015, 16:34 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Fights Food Insecurity and Related Health Conditions With New Statewide Initiative

Many Arizonans use the New Year to realign diet goals and set healthy resolutions. However, there's an entirely different battle going on for an...


Dec 31, 2014, 12:01 ET Looking for the Next, Great Kid Chef

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona is launching its 2015 kids cooking contest aimed at motivating Arizona kids to incorporate healthy options into...


Nov 19, 2014, 13:03 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Advantage Achieves High Medicare Star Quality Rating

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Advantage's (BCBSAZ Advantage) HMO plans have earned a high 4-star rating, out of a possible 5, by the...


Nov 14, 2014, 17:31 ET "Get In" Initiative Educates Arizonans About Open Enrollment Beginning Nov. 15

Nine out of 10 people are unaware they can enroll in health insurance starting November 15, according to the recent Kaiser Health Tracking Poll....


Nov 13, 2014, 11:47 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Arizona Introduces Three New Dental Plans, With Access To More Than 2,100 Dentists Statewide

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ) announces three new, individual and family PPO dental plans, giving Arizonans the option to purchase a...


Oct 21, 2014, 12:11 ET Free Health Program Celebrates 10th Anniversary By Expanding To More Arizona Students

 For the past nine years, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona has offered the Walk On! Challenge as a free children's health initiative to...