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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...

Nov 19, 2013, 14:42 ET

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois Supports Tornado-Stricken Washington IL High School Panthers Football With Donation

Tornado-stricken Washington, Illinois' emotions went from the highest high to the lowest lows this weekend.  Its Class 5A Washington High...

Nov 18, 2013, 13:42 ET

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois Responds to Tornado Disaster

A severe and deadly autumn storm spawned more than 80 tornadoes in the Midwest on Sunday, November 17th, with numerous funnel clouds touching down...

Oct 17, 2013, 15:38 ET

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois Introduces Enhanced Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug Plan to its Medicare Offering for the 2014 Annual Enrollment Period

Medicare Beneficiaries Now Have Greater Choice and Access to Coordinated Care and Additional Benefits  Medicare beneficiaries in Illinois...

Oct 15, 2013, 12:15 ET

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois PREP Initiative Receives a Top Honor from URAC

Preventing Readmissions through Effective Partnerships (PREP) initiative named one of 2013 Best Practices Award Winners  Blue Cross and...

Sep 17, 2013, 12:55 ET

Los consumidores de Illinois revelan las preguntas principales sobre la Ley del Cuidado de Salud a Bajo Precio

 a unos pocos días de la inscripción abierta para el Mercado de seguros médicos en línea, los datos de Blue Cross and Blue...