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Aug 30, 2006, 01:00 ET

A.M. Best Upgrades Ratings for Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- A.M. Best Co. has upgraded the financial strength rating for Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon and...

Jun 19, 2006, 01:00 ET

School Year Ends on Profitable Note for Reynolds' Kids

FAIRVIEW, Ore., June 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Three schools in the Reynolds School District participated in "Move It!," a walking challenge sponsored...

Jun 02, 2006, 01:00 ET

Building Dedication Honors Former CEO of Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Regence employees, along with community leaders and friends and family of Richard "Dick" Woolworth, will...

May 12, 2006, 01:00 ET

Regence Expands Hours on Medicare Part D Deadline Day

PORTLAND, Ore., May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- As the deadline looms for seniors to enroll in the Medicare Prescription Drug Plan (Medicare Part D),...

Dec 20, 2005, 00:00 ET

Health Care Fraud More Likely During the Holidays

PORTLAND, Ore., Dec. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon, the state's largest health care insurer, is encouraging...

Sep 08, 2005, 01:00 ET

Regence Redefines the Health Care Experience

PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The Northwest's largest health-insurance carrier has launched a Web site that provides members and their...

May 19, 2005, 01:00 ET

Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon Launches MedAdvantage to Expand Medicare Coverage

PORTLAND, Ore., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon announces a simple and affordable new plan that offers...

Apr 27, 2005, 01:00 ET

Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon Announces Winners of Fitness Contest Among Legislators

SALEM, Ore., April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Senator Ginny Burdick (D-District 18) walked her way to the winning spot in Regence BlueCross BlueShield...

Feb 02, 2005, 00:00 ET

Regence Helps Members Combat Rising Medication Costs Through New Pharmacy Services Web Site

PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The new year means a new look for Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon's Pharmacy Services Web site....

Jan 10, 2005, 00:00 ET

Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon Launches Innovative Program to Enhance Generic Sampling Efforts

PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon, the state's largest health insurance carrier, announces the...

Oct 26, 2004, 01:00 ET

Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon Announces Coverage of FluMist in Response to the Shortage of Injectable Flu Vaccine

PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to the shortage of injectable flu vaccine, Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon, the...

Sep 27, 2004, 01:00 ET

Unique Donation from Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon Opens Door to New Office Space for Make-A-Wish Foundation(R) of Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- This week, the Make-A-Wish Foundation will unveil its new downtown offices to the public with an open...

Jul 15, 2004, 01:00 ET

Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon Names Dr. Ralph Prows Vice President, Chief Medical Officer

PORTLAND, Ore., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon, the state's largest health-insurance carrier, has named...

Sep 29, 2003, 01:00 ET

Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon's Annual Flu Shot Program Begins October 1, 2003

PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon members can get free flu shots this year just by showing their...

Sep 05, 2003, 01:00 ET

Providence Health Plans' CEO, Jack Friedman, To Head Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon announced today that Jack A. Friedman will become the company's...

May 01, 2003, 01:00 ET
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Laura Sokolowski Promoted to Vice President of Operations For Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore., May 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Laura Sokolowski of The Regence Group has been promoted to the position of Vice President of Operations...

Apr 18, 2003, 01:00 ET
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 04/18/2003

Jim Myers Named President, Chief Executive Officer for Associated Administrators, Inc.

PORTLAND, Ore., April 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Jim Myers has been named president and chief executive officer for Associated Administrators, Inc....

Feb 28, 2003, 00:00 ET

Regence BlueCross BlueShield Of Oregon Debuts Online Health Insurance Shopping

PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Individuals and families shopping for a health insurance plan now need look no further than their home...

Nov 12, 2002, 00:00 ET

Regence HMO Oregon Awarded Top Accreditation Rating

PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Regence HMO Oregon has been awarded full three-year accreditation from October 28, 2002 through October...

Oct 25, 2002, 01:00 ET

Technology Explosion, Hospital Consolidation Drive Healthcare Costs

PORTLAND, Ore. and CHICAGO, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The rapid proliferation of new medical technology and the rising trend of hospital...