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Mar 23, 2015, 09:39 ET

Capital BlueCross' Gary St. Hilaire and Mark Caron talk changing market, importance of data analytics at 12th Annual World Health Care Congress

Two Capital BlueCross senior executives are serving as faculty speakers during the 12th annual World Health Care Congress March 23-24 in...

Mar 18, 2015, 09:38 ET

Capital BlueCross offers five simple nutrition tips that can make a big difference in your health

Capital BlueCross this month, National Nutrition Month, is reminding residents in central Pennsylvania and the Lehigh Valley that making even small...

Mar 17, 2015, 15:34 ET

Dr. Jennifer Chambers of Capital BlueCross joins Penn State Harrisburg 'Women Helping Women' panel on career paths

 Dr. Jennifer Chambers, Capital BlueCross chief medical officer, today joined a panel at Penn State Harrisburg to talk about women and their...

Mar 05, 2015, 09:59 ET

Capital BlueCross upholds No. 3 ranking globally on list of Training magazine's top companies

For the second straight year, Capital BlueCross is ranked No. 3 globally on the Training magazine annual list of Top 125 companies for...

Feb 24, 2015, 16:05 ET

Capital BlueCross, Florida Blue to discuss future of retail in health insurance at World Congress

Capital BlueCross and Florida Blue are teaming up to discuss the future of retail stores in health insurance on Feb. 25 at the World Congress'...

Feb 18, 2015, 09:45 ET

LVBCH, Capital BlueCross reach early agreement to extend partnership

The Lehigh Valley Business Coalition on Healthcare (LVBCH) and Capital BlueCross today announced that they have reached an early agreement to...

Feb 17, 2015, 10:23 ET

Capital BlueCross Accountable Care Arrangements yielding improved care, healthier customers

 Capital BlueCross has announced that its Accountable Care Arrangements, an innovation that the company first introduced in 2011, are...

Dec 22, 2014, 11:30 ET

Capital BlueCross provides funding to enable municipal police to carry lifesaving drug for people who overdose

Capital BlueCross today announced that the company is providing funding to enable municipal police departments in its service area to purchase and...

Dec 02, 2014, 12:36 ET

Capital BlueCross Secret Santa program brightens holiday season for 600 children

 Capital BlueCross employees donned in festive holiday sweaters and accessories will continue the company's tradition of giving when...

Nov 25, 2014, 09:15 ET

Capital BlueCross recognizes four businesses for excellence in worksite wellness

 Capital BlueCross will recognize four Pennsylvania businesses with awards for excellence in worksite wellness during a ceremony on Dec. 9 from...

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...