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Nov 17, 2014, 09:29 ET

Capital BlueCross, PA Dept. of Health partner to educate community about risks of antibiotic overutilization

 In the United States, over 2 million people become ill with bacteria that are resistant to drugs each year, and at least 23,000 of those...

Oct 14, 2014, 14:02 ET

Inaugural Play For P.I.N.K. Event Raises Nearly $100,000 to Aid Breast Cancer Research

The American Cancer Society estimates that about 232,670 new cases of invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed in women in the United States during...

Sep 24, 2014, 10:12 ET

Capital BlueCross Reminds Residents to Take Advantage of Nationwide Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Sept. 27

 To support a nationwide effort to clear homes of potentially dangerous, expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs, Capital BlueCross is...

Sep 18, 2014, 09:46 ET

Capital BlueCross, Health Care Improvement Foundation develop collaborative with area health care systems to improve patient care

Thousands of Pennsylvanians receive medical services every day from local health care systems. Each of these facilities has its own physicians and...

Sep 16, 2014, 10:04 ET
Capital BlueCross plans to open a Capital Blue health and wellness store next year in the Hampden Marketplace shopping development in Hampden Township. The store will be the health insurer's second retail location within its 21-county footprint. The first (shown) opened in 2012 in The Promenade Shops at Saucon Valley, a shopping destination in Lehigh Valley. Capital Blue stores are a key part of how Capital BlueCross is transforming the industry for a new era in health care, one in which providing convenience and a great experience for customers is what will set insurers apart. (PRNewsFoto/Capital BlueCross)

Capital BlueCross to open first health and wellness store in the Harrisburg region

 In the up-and-coming Hampden Marketplace shopping development, neighboring a Giant Food store and the PinnacleHealth West Shore Hospital in...

Aug 28, 2014, 16:50 ET

Capital BlueCross Statement of Support - Healthy Pennsylvania

 Capital BlueCross has long supported programs that increase access to health care and health coverage for our community.  This tradition...

Aug 07, 2014, 13:03 ET

St. Luke's University Health Network, Capital BlueCross bring accountable care arrangement to Lehigh Valley

 St. Luke's University Health Network and Capital BlueCross today announced that they have launched a unique regional accountable care...

Jul 28, 2014, 13:43 ET

Stand-up amputee basketball players to show children of Capital BlueCross employees anything is possible

Living healthy while having fun is a key message professional athletes will share with more than 120 children, whose parents work at Capital...

Jul 08, 2014, 12:16 ET

Community organizations team up to connect Harrisburg children, families to needed health care

 Nearly 1,000 children and more than 6,700 adults in the city of Harrisburg are not receiving adequate health care or do not have health...

May 08, 2014, 14:00 ET

Capital BlueCross receives Partnership Award from Lehigh Valley Business Coalition on Health Care

Today Capital BlueCross received the 2014 Lehigh Valley Business Coalition on Health Care's (LVBCH) Partnership Award during the LVBCH's Annual...

May 07, 2014, 12:05 ET

"Faces of Fearless" contest invites video, photo entries for chance to win $1,000

 Capital BlueCross is looking for "Faces of Fearless" – and your "fearless" story, submitted as a 60-second video or photo with a brief...

Apr 28, 2014, 07:45 ET

Capital BlueCross small group employers can keep their current coverage

 Capital BlueCross has been offering small employer group customers with a renewal date of June 1 through Dec. 31, 2014 the option of retaining...

Apr 24, 2014, 10:56 ET

Capital BlueCross highlights evolution of the health care industry

 Capital BlueCross will host internationally renowned health care futurist Joe Flower at its 2014 health care...

Apr 23, 2014, 12:33 ET

Holy Spirit Health System, Capital BlueCross report improved patient health through accountable care arrangement

Capital BlueCross and Holy Spirit Health System are reporting successful results from an accountable care arrangement (ACA) they launched last...

Apr 02, 2014, 11:10 ET

Donna K. Lencki to discuss power of the consumer in today's health care industry at World Health Care Congress

Capital BlueCross Chief Marketing Officer Donna K. Lencki will discuss the power of the consumer in shaping today's health...

Mar 12, 2014, 10:14 ET

Capital BlueCross reminds consumers to sign up for health insurance by March 31, 2014

 Capital BlueCross is reminding consumers that March 31 is the deadline to sign up for health insurance. The deadline and the potential penalty...

Feb 19, 2014, 10:00 ET

Capital BlueCross ascends to No. 3 globally on Training Magazine's list of top companies

Capital BlueCross has ascended to No. 3 globally, up from No. 10 last year, on the Training Magazine annual list of Top 125 companies for employee...

Feb 11, 2014, 09:33 ET

Capital BlueCross hosts free events to teach children how to keep teeth, gums healthy

Capital BlueCross is hosting a series of free dental programs at its Capital Blue health and wellness retail store at the Promenade Shops in Center...

Jan 13, 2014, 09:11 ET

Capital BlueCross, PinnacleHealth System Team Up to Bring Employers a New Health Insurance Option

 Capital BlueCross and PinnacleHealth System are teaming up to offer businesses a unique new health insurance plan for their employees....

Dec 05, 2013, 13:23 ET

Donna K. Lencki of Capital BlueCross to discuss impact of digital revolution on companies' marketing investments

 Donna K. Lencki, senior vice president and chief marketing officer for Capital BlueCross, will serve as a panelist at the "Leadership in...