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Oct 28, 2013, 15:36 ET Regence Announces 9 New Collaborative Care Agreements

Regence today announced it has reached a milestone of 31 accountable health initiatives across its four-state region with the addition of nine new...


Sep 12, 2013, 13:30 ET Regence BlueShield announces retirement of president Hensley

 Regence BlueShield President Jonathan Hensley will retire on September 13. Hensley informed the company of his retirement plans earlier this...


Aug 27, 2013, 14:17 ET Regence and MultiCare Health System Announce New Collaborative Care Initiatives

   Regence BlueShield in Washington and MultiCare Health System today announced that they have taken an important step in advancing the...


Jul 15, 2013, 19:16 ET Regence and The Everett Clinic Expand Joint Collaborative Care Initiatives

 Regence BlueShield in Washington and The Everett Clinic today announced that they have taken the next step in advancing the Triple Aim goals...


May 30, 2013, 16:17 ET Regence BlueShield Welcomes Mary Kay O'Neill, M.D., M.B.A., as New Executive Medical Director

 Regence BlueShield has named Mary Kay O'Neill, M.D., M.B.A., as executive medical director for the state of Washington. Based in Seattle, Dr....


May 01, 2013, 16:05 ET Regence Launches Website to Help Consumers Understand Health Care Reform

 Health care reform has resulted in some of the largest scale changes to the way health care is delivered and funded since the 1960s,...


Dec 08, 2011, 13:19 ET Regence BlueShield Receives URAC Accreditation

  Regence BlueShield in Washington announced today that it has been awarded Case Management and Health Plan accreditation from URAC, a...


Sep 21, 2009, 14:41 ET Regence BlueShield Receives Top Marks in Insurance Survey

Regence BlueShield recently learned that Washington medical groups ranked it as the best insurance plan in the state, and tenth nationally, for...


Apr 21, 2009, 16:32 ET Regence Partners With KING5 to Provide Health and Wellness Information on Broadcaster's Web Site

Award-winning, original myRegence.com content selected to help inform visitors to NBC affiliate's Web site Regence BlueShield has partnered with...


Nov 03, 2006, 00:00 ET Regence BlueShield Enhances Efforts to Protect Members From Identity Theft

SEATTLE, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- When your wallet gets stolen, you call in your credit cards right away. But what about your health plan card?...


Oct 10, 2006, 01:00 ET Regence Expands Educational Seminars During Medicare Part D Annual Election Period

SEATTLE, Oct. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- As the annual election period for Medicare Part D nears, Regence is ramping up its efforts to educate Medicare...


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

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


May 15, 2001, 01:00 ET Regence BlueShield Reaches Out to Physicians in Partnership

SEATTLE, May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- In support of today's announcement by the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association (BCBSA), Regence BlueShield...


Mar 20, 2001, 00:00 ET Regence BlueShield and Regence Members Agree to Arbitrated Settlement Of Two Class Actions

SEATTLE, March 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Regence BlueShield and the attorneys representing Regence's members are pleased to announce that they have...