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Mar 05, 2015, 10:21 ET

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and University of Michigan Health System launch statewide initiative to evaluate and improve genetic testing

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and the University of Michigan Health System are collaborating with physicians and laboratories across the state...

Feb 26, 2015, 11:00 ET

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network remain top choice for Michigan health insurance buyers during 2015 Marketplace open enrollment

In one of the nation's most competitive markets for health insurance coverage, 225,000 Michigan residents selected individual health insurance...

Feb 23, 2015, 11:43 ET

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation, Blue Cross announce $200,000 in grants to increase access to specialty care

 The Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan today announced $200,000 in grant funding to...

Feb 03, 2015, 10:00 ET

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan extends Health Plan Advisor hours for final enrollment weekend push

 With less than two weeks left to enroll in health coverage and avoid a $325 or 2% of household income penalty in 2015, Blue Cross Blue...

Jan 26, 2015, 12:37 ET

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Detroit Pistons invite youth dance teams to show their moves

 Through a unique Instagram contest, youth dance teams across Michigan are invited to showcase their best moves for a chance to perform with...

Jan 15, 2015, 10:36 ET

Michigan elementary schools invited to apply for program to improve health and prevent childhood obesity

 For the sixth year in a row, Michigan elementary schools are invited to apply for the Building Healthy Communities program, a private-public...

Jan 12, 2015, 10:00 ET

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan announces expanded portfolio of insurance products available through Dearborn National® and LifeSecure Insurance

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, LifeSecure Insurance Company and Dearborn National Life Insurance Company have signed an agreement to market...

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,...