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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,...

Aug 06, 2015, 11:57 ET

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois Partners with Largest Independent Physician Group on New Value-Based Care Model

 Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) announced today that it has signed an agreement to launch an innovative new value-based care...

Jul 27, 2015, 15:24 ET

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois' Private Exchange Now Offers Employers Increased Plan Options, Member Support and Transparency Tools

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) today announced several enhancements to its Blue Directions self-service, private exchange solution...

Jun 02, 2015, 11:39 ET

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois Launches Four More Intensive Medical Homes, Adds First Specialty Pediatric Practice

 Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) has added four more intensive medical homes (IMH), bringing the total to 14 in Illinois. IMHs...

Apr 21, 2015, 17:56 ET

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois Announces Four More Commercial Accountable Care Organization Agreements

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) announces four new, strategic agreements aimed at improving patient care while slowing health care...

Apr 10, 2015, 16:19 ET

Free Conference for Middle and High School Males on Mentoring and Developing Independence at Triton College, April 11

There are still several spots for middle and high school males to attend the Empowering Males to Build Opportunities for Developing Independence...

Apr 10, 2015, 16:15 ET

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois Responds to Tornado Disaster

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) announced today that it is working with its community partners at the American Red Cross and...

Apr 07, 2015, 14:05 ET

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois Employees Volunteer more than 39,000 Hours

 Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) employees doubled the number of hours they volunteered in their communities in 2014 to 39,001...

Mar 10, 2015, 13:41 ET

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois Grant Window Open Through March 30

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

Feb 25, 2015, 18:07 ET

Maurice Smith Named Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois President

Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC) today named Maurice Smith as President of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL).  Smith...

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 14, 2014, 15:20 ET

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois Invests $725,000 to Support Illinoisans With Diabetes

 Nearly 26 million Americans are living with diabetes and 79 million are at risk for developing the disease. Because of the huge scale of this...

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...

Nov 11, 2014, 09:42 ET

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois Salutes Veterans Year-round

On this Veterans Day and every day, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) is proud to serve the men and women who served our...

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...