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Jul 09, 2015, 11:10 ET

New Capital Blue health and wellness store to celebrate opening with free community health fair July 15

 Capital BlueCross is celebrating the opening of another health and wellness store with a free "Fit, Fun & Sun" community health fair....

Jun 22, 2015, 11:56 ET

Capital BlueCross announces local cafe partner for new health and wellness store at Hampden Marketplace

 When Capital BlueCross opens its new Capital Blue store this summer in the up-and-coming Hampden Marketplace in Hampden Township, the store...

Jun 16, 2015, 09:35 ET

Capital BlueCross bolsters leadership with new senior vice president of Government Programs

 Bolstering its leadership to grow its government business lines, Capital BlueCross today announced the appointment of Debbie Rittenour,...

Jun 02, 2015, 12:00 ET

Local organizations band together on free diabetes, blood pressure screening campaign for community members

 Twelve local organizations, brought together by Capital BlueCross, are kicking off a grassroots preventive health campaign to raise awareness...

May 14, 2015, 09:44 ET

Capital BlueCross showcases digital health evolution at annual health care forums

 Capital BlueCross will host Daniel Burrus, one of the world's leading technology forecasters and innovation experts, at its two annual...

May 05, 2015, 09:56 ET

Capital BlueCross ranks highest among other health insurers in American Customer Satisfaction Index

Capital BlueCross scored higher than all health insurance companies tracked in the 2014 American Customer Satisfaction Index™ (ACSI),...

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...