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Jan 14, 2015, 16:00 ET Be Covered Texas Campaign and 86 Dallas Churches to Hold "Super Sunday" Education Event to Highlight the Importance of Enrolling in Health Insurance

As part of its ongoing efforts to increase Texans' access to health insurance, the Be Covered Texas campaign is working with 86 churches across the...


Dec 03, 2014, 11:51 ET Blue Cross And Blue Shield Of Texas Offers Consumers Expanded On-The-Ground Help And Online Resources During Open Enrollment Period

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) has launched several new efforts, both on-the-ground and online, to help connect consumers...


Dec 02, 2014, 15:15 ET Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas Hosts Free Health Insurance Enrollment and Wellness Fair in Dallas

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) is hosting a free health insurance enrollment and wellness event in Dallas on December 13 from 9 a.m....


Nov 20, 2014, 15:03 ET Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas Hosts Free Health Insurance Enrollment and Wellness Fair in Houston

 Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) is hosting a free, health insurance enrollment and wellness event in Houston on December 6 from 9...


Nov 12, 2014, 09:30 ET Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas Announces Variety of Products and Services For 2015 Individual and Small Group Open Enrollment

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) announced today its wide range of 2015 individual and small group health insurance products as part of...


Nov 07, 2014, 11:22 ET Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas Expands Access to Health Insurance Choices for Small Businesses

 Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas today announced the launch of Blue DirectionsSM for Small Business, a private exchange solution for...


Oct 16, 2014, 10:00 ET Affordable Health Benefits Await Millions Of Uninsured

 Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) today launched a statewide education effort to help more than 6.2 million uninsured Texans find...


Sep 23, 2014, 16:14 ET Blue Cross And Blue Shield Of Texas Forms Alliance With State Farm To Help Enroll More Texans

 Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) announced today that it will be working with local State Farm agents in a new effort to broaden...


Sep 18, 2014, 12:06 ET Blue Cross And Blue Shield Of Texas Transparency Solution Helps Consumers Better Manage Health Care Services And Costs

 As consumers look for new ways to obtain the best possible care and lower their health care costs, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas...


Mar 25, 2014, 11:22 ET Be Covered Texas Celebrates One Year Anniversary

 Be Covered Texas, a statewide education and outreach campaign designed to engage, educate and enroll the uninsured, celebrates its one-year...


Feb 13, 2014, 10:00 ET Texas Center For Quality & Patient Safety Receives Second Major Grant From Blue Cross And Blue Shield Of Texas And Releases Much Anticipated Patient Safety Study Results

 The Texas Center for Quality & Patient Safety (TCQPS) announced today that Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) is continuing its...


Jan 08, 2014, 11:23 ET Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas Extends Payment Deadline

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) is committed to helping consumers understand and enroll in coverage both on and off the new Health...


Dec 17, 2013, 10:00 ET Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas Recognizes Employee As 2013 Volunteer of the Year For Dedicated Service To Others

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) announced today that Cherry Jefferson, a senior provider network contracting representative at BCBSTX...


Nov 19, 2013, 12:38 ET Blue Cross And Blue Shield Of Texas Awards Healthy Kids, Healthy Families® Grants To 38 Charitable Organizations Statewide

 As part of its effort to stem the rising tide of obesity and chronic diseases, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) announced today...


Nov 18, 2013, 09:45 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas Hires Jack Towsley to Lead Health Care Delivery Segment

 Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) has named Jack Towsley as Divisional Senior Vice President for the company's Texas Health Care...


Nov 12, 2013, 15:19 ET Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas and Tenet Healthcare Corporation Collaborate on Statewide ACO to Improve Quality and Efficiency of Care

 Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) and Tenet Healthcare Corporation (Tenet) have agreed to collaborate to offer an innovative,...


Oct 24, 2013, 08:00 ET Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas Introduces Enhanced Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug Plan to its Medicare Offering for the 2014 Annual Enrollment Period

 Medicare beneficiaries in Texas now have more options for health care coverage that provides them additional choice, flexibility and...


Sep 19, 2013, 10:06 ET Be Covered Texas To Host Free Community Health Events in Dallas and Houston in October

 Be Covered Texas, a statewide education and outreach initiative sponsored by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas, will be hosting two...


Sep 05, 2013, 10:30 ET Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas and Memorial Hermann Health System Announce Alliance to Improve Quality of Care and Reduce Costs

 Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) and Memorial Hermann Accountable Care Organization (MHACO) announced a new strategic alliance...


Jul 23, 2013, 07:00 ET BCBSTX Creates A New, Local, High-Level Position To Focus On The Houston And SE Texas Market

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) is increasing its investment in the Houston and Southeast Texas market.  The state's largest...