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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois Offers Assistance to Consumers for Upcoming Open Enrollment

With as many as 1.8 million uninsured in Illinois, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) is mobilizing its resources across the state to...

Oct 15, 2014, 15:35 ET

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois continues sustained statewide education effort on the Affordable Care Act

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) today announced that it is continuing its statewide education efforts it began over a year ago in...

Oct 14, 2014, 13:09 ET

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois Pioneers First Specialty Intensive Medical Home Program

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) announces the first specialty intensive medical home (IMH) program in the state, with the Illinois...

Oct 06, 2014, 16:11 ET

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois Funds Play with a Purpose

 Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) is awarding a $75,000 Healthy Kids, Healthy Families grant to Playworks Illinois to support...

Oct 01, 2014, 18:02 ET

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois Helps Grow Young Leaders in Rockford

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) is awarding a $15,000 Healthy Kids, Healthy Families grant to the nonprofit Angelic Organics...

Sep 23, 2014, 11:09 ET
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Blue Cross® and Blue Shield® Health Plans and State Farm® Affiliates Team Up to Expand Access to Individual Health Coverage through New Alliance

Blue Cross and Blue Shield (BCBS) health plans and State Farm today announced a new effort to broaden consumer access to health insurance during...

Aug 08, 2014, 08:00 ET

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois Awards $3,372,250 in Grants to Improve the Health of Illinoisans

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) is awarding $3,380,000 to nonprofit health and human service organizations that are making...

Aug 07, 2014, 17:05 ET

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois Chief of Staff Named a Leadership Fellow

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) Chief of Staff Manika Turnbull has been selected to the elite Leadership Fellows Class of 2015 by...

Jul 21, 2014, 09:00 ET

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois Members Can Divvy at a Discount

The price of an annual membership to Chicago's bike sharing program is about to drop for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) members....

May 01, 2014, 11:31 ET

El Alcalde Emanuel y Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois anuncian sociedad para apoyar el sistema Divvy de bicicletas compartidas

El Alcalde Rahm Emanuel anunció hoy que Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) ha comprometido una inversión de patrocinio a 5...

May 01, 2014, 11:00 ET

Mayor Emanuel, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois Announce Partnership to Support Divvy Bike Share System

Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced today that Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) has committed to a $12.5 million, five-year sponsorship...

Feb 25, 2014, 08:00 ET

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois Grant Window Open Through March 21

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) is accepting applications for Community Partner Grants (CPG) and Healthy Kids, Healthy Families...

Jan 08, 2014, 17:05 ET

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois amplía el plazo para realizar el primer pago al 30 de enero

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) tiene el compromiso de ayudar a los consumidores a entender e inscribirse en una cobertura dentro y...

Jan 08, 2014, 15:32 ET

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois Moving Deadline for First Payment Back to January 30

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) is committed to helping consumers understand and enroll in coverage on and off the new health...

Dec 12, 2013, 11:38 ET

New Partnership Aims to Improve Surgical Care Quality at Illinois Hospitals

American College of Surgeons, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Northwestern Medicine Join Forces The Illinois chapters of the American College...

Dec 09, 2013, 18:09 ET

Sinai Urban Health Institute Releases Significant Diabetes Project Results, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois Adds $550,000 to Community Investment Effort

Mary, a North Lawndale resident, had no idea she had diabetes.  That is, until a community health worker carrying a bag labeled Lawndale...

Dec 05, 2013, 08:00 ET

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois Reminds People to Give Themselves the Gift of Good Health This Holiday Season

Vaccinate Illinois Week is December 8-14 There is a simple way to stay healthy for the holidays and beyond– get a flu shot.  Blue...

Dec 04, 2013, 17:07 ET

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois Salutes Volunteer of the Year

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) is proud to announce its 2013 Volunteer of the Year, Rebecca Weinshenker.  Rebecca is an...

Dec 03, 2013, 11:55 ET

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois Funds Healthy Food Campaign for Children

BCBSIL Awards Grant to the GCFD to support Healthy Kids Markets Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) is proud to announce its...

Nov 25, 2013, 14:39 ET

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois Supports City of Chicago's Youth-Based Anti-Tobacco Push

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL), the state's largest health insurer, today expressed its support and endorsement of Mayor Rahm...