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May 17, 2018, 12:01 ET Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas Opens 2018 Healthy Kids, Healthy Families® Grant Cycle

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) has begun considering proposals for 2018 Healthy Kids, Healthy Families® grants – seeking partnerships...


May 02, 2018, 16:00 ET Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas Joins Forces with IT'S TIME TEXAS to Fight Chronic Kidney Disease and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

In an effort to detect and slow the progression of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD, Blue Cross and...


Apr 30, 2018, 12:08 ET Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas joins Walgreens to Expand Safe Medication Disposal Program in Texas

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas is joining Walgreens to expand the availability of year-round safe medication disposal in Texas with safe...


Mar 22, 2018, 16:44 ET Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas, Baylor Scott & White Health Announce New Agreement That Will Expand Access to Care

In a move that will expand access to care for healthcare consumers in Central and North Texas, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) and...


Nov 16, 2017, 10:00 ET Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas Awards Healthy Kids, Healthy Families® Grants To Help Combat Chronic Kidney Disease and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) announced today that 10 statewide organizations have been awarded nearly $1.8 million in Healthy Kids,...


Oct 03, 2017, 10:00 ET Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas Donates $1 Million Hurricane Harvey Relief

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) announced today that it will donate $1 million to help with Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. "When...


Jun 05, 2017, 10:00 ET Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas to Launch $10-million Statewide Initiative to Help Fight Chronic Diabetic Kidney Disease and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) announced today a new $10-million community investment Initiative to help raise awareness around the...


Jun 01, 2017, 16:08 ET Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas Acquires Allegian Health Plans' Membership in Texas

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) announced today it has acquired certain Medicare Advantage and commercial group membership from...


Dec 01, 2016, 10:00 ET Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas Offers 2017 Open Enrollment Options in All Texas Counties

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) is the only carrier offering retail health benefit plans on the Texas Health Insurance Marketplace in...


Nov 17, 2016, 10:00 ET Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas, Baylor Scott & White Health Announce New Agreement

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) and Baylor Scott & White Health announce a new 4-year agreement, ensuring BCBSTX members continued...


Oct 17, 2016, 09:42 ET Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas Offers New, Coordinated Health Care Plan for Children with Special Healthcare Needs and Families

Starting November 1, 2016, Texas families that have children with special healthcare needs will have access to tailored, coordinated healthcare for...


Oct 04, 2016, 11:07 ET Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas Expands its Medicare Advantage Offerings for the 2017 Annual Enrollment Period

Focused on increasing access to quality care to Medicare beneficiaries, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) is offering more options for...


Sep 28, 2016, 11:30 ET Welcome to Concussion Season: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas offers tips to recognize the signs and reduce head injury risks

Fall means football, and that brings the start of concussion season. And like the football flying off the hands of the quarterback, the number of...


Jul 18, 2016, 11:02 ET Blue Cross And Blue Shield Of Texas Awards Healthy Kids, Healthy Families® Grants To 25 Charitable Organizations Statewide

 Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX)  announced today that 25 community organizations across the state have been awarded with...


May 04, 2016, 15:00 ET Dr. Dan McCoy Named President of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas

 Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC) today announced that Dr. Dan McCoy has been named President of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas...


Mar 21, 2016, 11:45 ET Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas Ranked Highest in Member Satisfaction Two Years in a Row by J.D. Power 2016 Member Health Plan Study

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) ranked highest in member satisfaction among commercial health plans in the Texas region for the second...


Jan 22, 2016, 14:15 ET Open Enrollment Deadline Approaching Soon

 January 31st marks the end of the third annual enrollment period through the Health Insurance Marketplace. With this deadline quickly...


Oct 26, 2015, 13:48 ET Open Enrollment Brings New Health Insurance Options for Individuals and Small Businesses

In anticipation of the upcoming open enrollment season, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) introduces its 2016 individual and small group...


Oct 20, 2015, 10:47 ET Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas Expands Coverage Areas for Its Medicare Advantage Offerings for the 2016 Annual Enrollment Period

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


Oct 15, 2015, 12:17 ET Texas Health and Human Services Commission Awards STAR Kids Managed Care Contract to Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas

The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) announced Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) as a State of Texas Access Reform...


Jan 26, 2015, 12:22 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 January 31 from 10 a.m....


Jan 21, 2015, 12:15 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 January 24 from...


Jan 20, 2015, 10:30 ET Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas Launches Three New Physician-Led Accountable Care Organizations

 Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) launched three new physician-led Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) on January 1, 2015. The...


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...