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Dec 17, 2014, 11:06 ET

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan advances movement toward value-based care with six more Michigan hospital systems

 Michigan's health care delivery system continues to transform its payment structure away from volume, toward a greater focus on quality and...

Nov 19, 2014, 14:00 ET

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan announces expanded portfolio of supplemental insurance products through arrangements with Assurity Life Insurance and LifeSecure Insurance

 Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan has signed agreements with Assurity Life Insurance Company and LifeSecure Insurance so that a full...

Nov 10, 2014, 13:00 ET

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan names six #MIKidsCan Contest finalists

 Six Michigan students and one elementary school have been selected as finalists for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan's #MIKidsCan Contest....

Nov 10, 2014, 10:38 ET

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network approved to offer 41 individual health plans in Michigan for 2015 open enrollment period

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and its HMO subsidiary, Blue Care Network, will offer an extended number of affordable health insurance choices...

Nov 07, 2014, 14:11 ET

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan CEO issues Statement on Detroit Bankruptcy Ruling

 Today, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan CEO Daniel J. Loepp issued the following statement in response to Judge Steven Rhodes' approval of...

Oct 30, 2014, 11:45 ET

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan study: Private exchanges lowering employer costs, changing employee enrollment behavior

 According to an analysis of GlidePath, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan's private health insurance exchange, employers and employees are...

Oct 15, 2014, 10:31 ET

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan helps thousands of uninsured Michigan residents receive medical treatment with free clinic grants

 For the 10th year in a row, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan is helping to fund more than 50 free medical clinics across Michigan to help...

Oct 07, 2014, 10:31 ET

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network expand Medicare Advantage offerings for Michigan seniors

 Today, more than 30% of people 65 and older are enrolled in Medicare Advantage plans, and over the course of the next 10 years, this number...

Oct 03, 2014, 12:05 ET

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan sponsors Detroit Pistons Mob Squad youth hip hop and jazz dance team

 In an effort to encourage Michigan children to get physically active and develop healthier habits, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan is...

Oct 01, 2014, 11:54 ET

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan launches statewide quality initiative to improve anesthesiology processes, reduce complications and improve outcomes

 Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network have launched a collaboration among hospitals across the state to improve...

Sep 08, 2014, 15:23 ET

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and the Detroit Lions challenge kids to live healthier with #MIKidsCan Lions Experience Sweepstakes

In an effort to support Michigan children and their families to develop healthier habits, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan is partnering with the...

Sep 05, 2014, 13:00 ET

Governor Snyder and Blue Cross announce 58 Michigan schools as 2014-2015 Building Healthy Communities recipients

 Gov. Rick Snyder today joined partners of the Building Healthy Communities program to announce 58 schools across the state who will receive...

Sep 04, 2014, 13:00 ET

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford partner on #MIKidsCan Contest to bring focus to childhood health

 In partnership with Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan is launching the #MIKidsCan Contest,...

Sep 02, 2014, 11:19 ET

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan ups the ante on children's health with #MIKidsCan

As Michigan continues to confront the health challenge of having one in three of its young people considered statistically overweight, Blue Cross...

Aug 19, 2014, 10:00 ET

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan's health care quality efforts with hospitals save $597 million statewide over five-year period

 Over a five-year period, five programs sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network to improve the quality of certain...

Jul 28, 2014, 10:00 ET

Michigan Department of Community Health and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan invest in Building Healthy Communities program to reduce obesity and improve children's health statewide

 Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan is pleased to announce that beginning today the Michigan Department of Community Health is partnering with...

Jul 24, 2014, 10:00 ET

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan designates more than 1,400 physician practices to patient-centered medical home program for 2014 program year

 Now in its sixth year, the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Patient-Centered Medical Home designation program has influenced a...

Jul 10, 2014, 12:20 ET

Six Detroit companies compete in third annual Live Downtown Games

The game is on and the competition is fierce as the six Live Downtown companies face off in the third annual Live Downtown Games.  Blue Cross...

Jul 08, 2014, 10:21 ET

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and LifeSecure partner to provide comprehensive health options to Michigan consumers

 Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and LifeSecure Insurance Company have partnered to offer comprehensive supplemental insurance options to...

Jun 10, 2014, 14:32 ET

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network intend to double health plan product offerings for the 2015 individual market

 Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan intends to more than double its product offerings in the 2015 individual market this November. Blue Cross...