News from health care service corporation A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics / government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages, as well.

Jul 29, 2014, 08:00 ET
Health Care Service Corporation.  (PRNewsFoto/Health Care Service Corporation)

Consumer-Directed Health Plans Show Cost Savings

Individuals enrolled in consumer-directed health plans (CDHPs) continue to utilize health care services more efficiently, long after switching from...

Apr 24, 2014, 11:30 ET

John Cannon Joins Health Care Service Corporation As Executive VP And Chief Administrative Officer

 Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC), the nation's largest customer-owned health insurer, today announced that John Cannon will join the...

Apr 07, 2014, 12:15 ET

Health Care Service Corporation And Community Partners Reach More Than Six Million Children Through Health And Wellness Initiatives

 Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC), the nation's largest customer-owned health insurer, collaborated with hundreds of community partners...

Dec 11, 2013, 08:30 ET
Health Care Service Corporation.  (PRNewsFoto/Health Care Service Corporation)

Jim Barone Named Health Care Service Corporation's Volunteer Of The Year

Jim Barone, director of Strategic Sourcing at Health Care Service Corporation was recognized as the 2013 Blue Corps Volunteer of the Year. For...

Dec 03, 2013, 08:00 ET
Health Care Service Corporation.  (PRNewsFoto/Health Care Service Corporation)

Health Care Service Corporation's Chief Operating Officer Named To Business Insurance's 2013 Women To Watch List

Health Care Service Corporation's (HCSC) Chief Operating Officer, Colleen Reitan, has been recognized by Business Insurance magazine as one of...

Nov 19, 2013, 08:00 ET
Health Care Service Corporation.  (PRNewsFoto/Health Care Service Corporation)

Health Care Service Corporation Named Illinois' Healthiest Large Employer

 Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC), the nation's largest customer owned health insurer, has been named Illinois' Healthiest Employer in...

Oct 15, 2013, 10:41 ET

Health Care Service Corporation Expands its Medicare Offering To Include Enhanced Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug Plans for the 2014 Annual Enrollment Period

Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC), the nation's largest customer-owned health insurance company, announced today its expansion of its...

Apr 18, 2013, 07:00 ET
Health Care Service Corporation.  (PRNewsFoto/Health Care Service Corporation)

Health Care Consumers Realize Significant Cost Savings Through Benefits Value Advisor Program

Consumers who worked with a specially trained customer service champion to help them navigate the health care system were found to make more...

Apr 01, 2013, 07:24 ET
Health Care Service Corporation.  (PRNewsFoto/Health Care Service Corporation)

Health Care Service Corporation And Community Partners Reach Nearly Three Million Kids Through Promising Health And Wellness Initiatives

Against a backdrop of rising childhood obesity and other medical concerns, Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC) and hundreds of community...

Feb 07, 2013, 07:00 ET

Stephen Ondra, M.D., Joins Health Care Service Corporation As Enterprise Chief Medical Officer

Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC) today announced that Stephen Ondra, M.D., a nationally recognized leader in healthcare quality and policy,...

Nov 20, 2012, 06:00 ET

Health Care Service Corporation And Northwestern University Announce Collaboration To Combat Osteoarthritis

Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC), the nation's largest customer-owned health insurer, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine...

Nov 19, 2012, 06:00 ET

Mark Owen, An Eighteen Year Health Industry Veteran, Joins Health Care Service Corporation As President, Government Programs

Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC) today announced that Mark Owen will join the company in a newly created role as president of government...

Nov 15, 2012, 09:00 ET

William Monroe, Acting Head of Chicago FBI Office, Joins Health Care Service Corporation's Fraud Unit as Vice President, Corporate Investigations

Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC) today announced that William Monroe, a twenty-year FBI Veteran, will join the company as vice president,...

Sep 19, 2012, 09:00 ET

HCSC To Expand Medicare Product Offerings

Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC), and its wholly-owned subsidiary, HCSC Insurance Services Company (HISC), have filed applications and have...

Sep 17, 2012, 13:17 ET

Health Care Service Corporation And Blue Cross And Blue Shield Of Montana To Join Forces

Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC), and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana (BCBSMT), today announced their intention for BCBSMT to join...

Aug 01, 2012, 07:00 ET

Health Care Service Corporation Launches Duty Calls, Unique Mobile App Geared Toward Expectant Dads

 To help support expectant dads during the pre-natal process, Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC), operator of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of...

Jun 13, 2012, 07:00 ET

Consumer Driven Health Care Plans Can Help Consumers Reduce Health Care Spending and Make Positive Behavior Changes

 Consumers enrolled in Consumer Driven Health Plans (CDHPs) are more likely to make sustainable, positive behavior change leading to...

May 01, 2012, 13:33 ET

Huge Gains in Senior-Executive Diversity in DiverstyInc's 12th Annual List

The 2012 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list was announced last night, with Health Care Service Corporation named the No. 19 company....

Aug 17, 2011, 16:45 ET
BeSmartBeWell.com highlights the often hidden issue of teen dating abuse.  (PRNewsFoto/Health Care Service Corporation)

Parents in the Dark About Teen Dating Abuse

Nearly 10 percent of U.S. high schoolers report being hit, slapped or physically hurt by their boyfriend or girlfriend in the past year, according...

Jul 14, 2011, 18:49 ET

Seeing is Believing, and the Key to Good Health

When it comes to their health, nearly 90 percent of Americans lack the literacy skills to understand basic medical information and instruction....