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Nov 03, 2016, 07:00 ET Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois Announces 2017 Marketplace Open Enrollment Options

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) will offer on- and off- exchange health insurance plans for individuals in every county of the...


Aug 08, 2016, 17:07 ET Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois Plans to Deliver 8 Surprise Grants on 8/8 to Celebrate 8 Decades

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) employees are delivering $5,000 checks to non-profits around the state, which didn't know they were...


May 24, 2016, 10:00 ET Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois and the University of Chicago Medical Center Partner to Improve Cancer Care

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) and the University of Chicago Medicine announce they are launching an oncology intensive medical...


Dec 10, 2015, 11:34 ET Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois Teams Up With University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System to Serve Medicaid Members

 Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) announced today that it has entered into an agreement with the University of Illinois Hospital...


Nov 05, 2015, 12:58 ET Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois Teams Up With ACCESS' HealthCura

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) announced today that it has entered into an agreement with HealthCura, an Illinois Accountable Care...


Nov 03, 2015, 13:30 ET Open Enrollment Brings New Health Insurance Options for Individuals and Small Businesses

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of  Illinois (BCBSIL) introduces its 2016 individual and small group health insurance coverage options. Beginning...


Oct 19, 2015, 09:00 ET Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois and Advocate Health Care launch high performing network

 Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) and Downers Grove-based, Advocate Health Care, announced today the creation of a unique health...


Oct 15, 2015, 09:00 ET Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois Announces Medicare Advantage Offerings for the 2016 Annual Enrollment Period

 Medicare beneficiaries in Illinois continue to enjoy numerous options for health care coverage that provides them additional choice,...


Nov 19, 2014, 21:42 ET BCBSIL concede subvención por $30,000 para ayudar a apoyar el programa Healthy Families del Mano a Mano Family Resource Center

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) concedió una subvención por $30,000 al Mano a Mano Family Resource Center para ayudar a...


Nov 19, 2014, 14:30 ET BCBSIL awards $30,000 to help support Mano a Mano Family Resource Center's Healthy Families Program

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) awarded $30,000 to Mano a Mano Family Resource Center to help contribute to their mission to...


Nov 11, 2014, 13:19 ET Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois Announces Products and Services for 2015 Individual, Small Group Open Enrollment

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) announced today its 2015 individual and small group health insurance product offerings as part of...


Oct 27, 2014, 16:19 ET Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois ofrece ayuda durante el período de inscripción abierta

Con tantas como 1.8 millones de personas sin seguro médico en Illinois, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) está movilizando...


Oct 23, 2014, 16:00 ET Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois Helps Keep Special Olympics Athletes Healthy

 Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) is proud to support Special Olympics Illinois with more than $75,000 in funding: - A...


Oct 22, 2014, 17:52 ET 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...


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...


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 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...