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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...


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...


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 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 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....


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...


Oct 23, 2002, 01:00 ET Regence, Michigan Blues Join Forces To Administer Pharmacy Functions

PORTLAND, Ore. and DETROIT, Oct. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Two large non- affiliated Blue Cross and Blue Shield organizations have announced they will...


Oct 18, 2002, 01:00 ET Blues' RX Drug Formulary Moving to Doctors' PDAs Through ePocrates in Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Physicians throughout Oregon will soon be able to download -- to their handheld personal data assistants...


Mar 15, 2002, 00:00 ET Local Company Tackles Rising Drug Costs

PORTLAND, Ore., March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The state's largest health insurer, Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon, has taken action to help...


Jan 16, 2002, 00:00 ET Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon Announces Major Expansion in Medford

MEDFORD, Ore., Jan. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon, Oregon's largest health insurer, announced today that it will...