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Mar 21, 2017, 09:30 ET Capital BlueCross Ranks Highest Among Health Insurers Nationally in American Customer Satisfaction Index for Third Year

Capital BlueCross today announced that, for the third straight year, it scored higher than all health insurance companies nationally that are...


Feb 15, 2017, 08:30 ET Capital BlueCross Announces Susan Hubley as Vice President of Corporate Social Responsibility

Capital BlueCross today announced Susan Hubley as the company's new vice president of corporate social responsibility. Hubley was most recently the...


Jan 31, 2017, 10:00 ET Capital BlueCross Earns Global Recognition for Excellence in Employee Training

Capital BlueCross has been inducted into Training magazine's Training Top 10 Hall of Fame for continued excellence in employer-sponsored training...


Jan 25, 2017, 14:30 ET Capital BlueCross Acquires a Majority Interest in Vibra Health Plan, Expanding Medicare Business and Coverage Area

Capital BlueCross today announced its agreement to acquire a majority interest in Vibra Health Plan. The transaction expands the Capital BlueCross...


Dec 02, 2016, 10:00 ET Capital BlueCross Annual Secret Santa Program Provides 600 Gifts for Local Children in Need

Capital BlueCross employees today packed up hundreds of gifts to send to children in need this holiday season. The company's annual "Secret Santa"...


Nov 29, 2016, 10:30 ET Capital BlueCross Announces New Senior Vice President of Commercial Group Sales

Capital BlueCross today announced Jack Jaroh as the company's new senior vice president of commercial group sales. Jaroh previously was vice...


Nov 16, 2016, 09:30 ET Capital BlueCross Launches New Health Incentive Platform Proven to Dramatically Increase Customer Participation, Improve Health

Capital BlueCross today announced the company is launching a new platform for its Healthy Rewards health incentives program that is proven to...


Nov 02, 2016, 11:00 ET Capital BlueCross Expands Physician Partnerships to Improve Patient Care in Schuylkill, Berks and Northumberland Counties

Capital BlueCross today announced that Integrated Medical Group, P.C., a multi-specialty physician group in Berks, Schuylkill and Northumberland...


Oct 04, 2016, 09:51 ET Capital BlueCross Announces Lower Costs, More Benefits for Medicare Plans in 21 Pennsylvania Counties

 Capital BlueCross today announced Medicare Advantage plan options for 2017 featuring lower premiums, lower out-of-pocket costs and expanded...


Jul 07, 2016, 23:01 ET CMS Announces Capital BlueCross Selected for Initiative Promoting Better Cancer Care

 The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today announced that it has selected Capital BlueCross as one of nearly 200...


Jun 30, 2016, 10:11 ET Capital BlueCross Invests 10,000 Volunteer Hours in Central Pennsylvania and Lehigh Valley Communities

Demonstrating its commitment to local causes and communities, Capital BlueCross supported the investment of 10,000 employee volunteer hours to...


Feb 11, 2016, 11:05 ET Capital BlueCross Announces New Vice President of Ancillary Services

Capital BlueCross today announced Chris Davis as the company's new vice president of ancillary services. Davis was previously vice president of...


Jan 12, 2016, 12:42 ET Capital BlueCross Announces New Chief Information Officer

 Capital BlueCross today announced Scott Frank as the company's new chief information officer. Frank comes to Capital BlueCross from...


Jan 06, 2016, 10:12 ET Capital BlueCross New Hospital Recognition Program Improves Quality of Care for Customers

 Capital BlueCross today announced an agreement with The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit organization focused on health care quality and...


Dec 14, 2015, 12:12 ET Capital BlueCross Gives $100,000 to Provide Police Officers with Naloxone

 Capital BlueCross today announced it is providing an additional $100,000 to arm police officers with naloxone, the medication that reverses...


Dec 04, 2015, 11:49 ET Capital BlueCross Employees Donate Holiday Gifts to Hundreds of Local Children in Need

Capital BlueCross employees, through the company's Secret Santa program, are donating gifts to 600 children who might not otherwise have something...


Dec 02, 2015, 13:31 ET Capital BlueCross Recognizes Pennsylvania Businesses for Improving Employee Health

 Capital BlueCross today recognized five Pennsylvania businesses for excellence in worksite wellness. The ceremony at the Capital Blue health...


Nov 11, 2015, 12:01 ET Capital BlueCross Establishes Oncology Program to Improve Care for Cancer Patients

When patients are diagnosed with cancer, they and their family members are immediately faced with a search for answers and the best care possible....


Nov 05, 2015, 10:39 ET Capital BlueCross to Provide Free Glucose Screenings on World Diabetes Day, Nov. 14

Capital BlueCross announced today it will provide free glucose screenings at its Capital Blue health and wellness stores on Nov. 14, World Diabetes...


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...


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...