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Jun 29, 2012, 02:37 ET Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia: Take 60 Seconds to Strengthen Your Community this Fourth of July by Learning the American Heart Association's Hands-Only CPR™

Depending on your perspective, disco may not be a highlight in America's history, but this Fourth of July Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia...


Oct 26, 2011, 11:17 ET "Strengthening the Heart of Georgia" Program Now Accepting Applications

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in women, and women in Georgia die at a rate of 387/100,000 – 9 percent higher than the national average...


Oct 10, 2011, 11:35 ET Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia Expands Medicare Advantage Offerings to 30 New Counties in Georgia

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia (BCBSGa) is expanding its Medicare Advantage (MA) offerings to 30 new counties in Georgia, resulting in more...


Jul 12, 2011, 11:46 ET To ER or Not to ER? Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia Uses Google Maps and Online Education to Empower Consumers to Choose ER Alternatives for Non-Emergencies

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia (BCBSGa) successfully launched an emergency room education campaign incorporating Google Maps to make it easier ...


Jun 28, 2011, 08:19 ET Say Cheese: New Dental Plans By Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia Offer Industry Leading Benefits for Georgia's Small Groups

Georgians now have even more reasons to smile! Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia (BCBSGa) today announced the availability of new dental plans in ...


May 26, 2011, 11:28 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia Recovers $4 Million; Receives Industry Recognition for Anti-Fraud Efforts

In recognition of its successful anti-fraud programs and investigations, the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) presented a 2011...


May 25, 2011, 03:17 ET Georgia Physicians to Benefit from Business Tools That Reduce Cost, Improve Efficiency in Local Practices

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia (BCBSGa) today announces statewide participation in Availity, a leading health information network that...


May 04, 2011, 12:06 ET Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia Extends Grace Period on Premium Payments for Members Affected by Tornados

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia (BCBSGa) today announced it is extending the grace period on premium payments to help members directly impacted ...


Mar 17, 2011, 03:08 ET Free Training Aimed at Reducing Health Disparities and Empowering Members Offered at no Additional Cost by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia (BCBSGa) is offering a web-based course at no additional cost, for community health workers in an effort to...


Feb 17, 2011, 08:03 ET Georgia's Cyclists are Pedaling Hard to Stop Diabetes at Local Tour de Cure Event

In an effort to reduce the growing prevalence of diabetes, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia (BCBSGa), is the premiere sponsor of the Atlanta...


Feb 10, 2011, 08:03 ET Georgia's Youth Receives a $323,392 Grant From Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia to Exercise Their Minds, Bodies and Souls

As a part of its ongoing work to address childhood obesity and promote healthy lifestyles in Georgia, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia (BCBSGa)...


Jan 26, 2011, 11:36 ET Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia Urges Seniors to Get Flu and Pneumonia Vaccines

The seasonal flu can be very serious for everybody. So serious, in fact, that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently...


Jan 25, 2011, 10:00 ET The Georgia Chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Raises $1.9 Million at the 2010 Walk to Cure Diabetes

More than 10,000 people participated in the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) Georgia Chapter's Walk to Cure Diabetes, raising more than...


Jan 21, 2011, 04:33 ET Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia Extends Grace Period on Premium Payments for Members Affected By Snowstorms

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia (BCBSGa) today announced it is extending the grace period on premium payments to help members directly impacted ...


Jan 20, 2011, 03:34 ET Radio Disney AM 590 Atlanta and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia Announce Winners of the 'Get Active Get Fit!' School Challenge

Radio Disney AM 590 Atlanta, part of the number one radio network for kids, tweens and families, and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia (BCBSGa)...


Dec 22, 2010, 09:28 ET Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia and Its Foundation Contribute More Than $1.25 Million In 2010

To address ongoing health disparities and hardships encountered by millions of American families, the men and women of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of...


Nov 03, 2010, 03:15 ET Our Nation's Veterans Have Options for Health Care Coverage

As the nation pauses to honor its veterans on Nov. 11 for their patriotism, love of country, and willingness to serve and sacrifice for the common...


Oct 28, 2010, 02:35 ET Open Enrollment Goes Virtual: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia Launches Virtual Open Enrollment Center, Allowing Companies to More Easily Engage Employees

For medium and large organizations, providing employees with complete, comprehensive and consistent information during open enrollment can be...


Oct 21, 2010, 11:20 ET Many Georgians in the Dark When Protecting Their Eyes From the Sun

When it comes to working and playing in the great outdoors, many Americans know they should keep their skin protected from the sun; however, a new...


Oct 14, 2010, 08:03 ET A Little-Known Employee Benefit Can Go the Extra Mile

What would you go out and buy – vision insurance – or a snack? If you're like most, a snack's the answer. In fact, if companies didn't offer...


Oct 13, 2010, 08:03 ET Radio Disney AM 590 and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia Challenge Georgia's Students to 'Get Active Get Fit!'

Radio Disney AM 590 teams with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia (BCBSGA) to promote childhood health and wellness through the "Get Active Get...


Oct 06, 2010, 02:20 ET Greater Georgia Life Insurance Company Offers Robust Enhancements to Resource Advisor With Beneficiary Companion and Identity Theft Recovery Services

Greater Georgia Life Insurance Company is pleased to reveal two new enhancements to its Resource Advisor member assistance program – the Beneficiary...


Oct 04, 2010, 11:57 ET Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia's 'Online Store' Caters to Baby Boomers Looking for Medicare Plans

Baby Boomers have redefined everything. Now it's time for them to redefine how people shop for Medicare plan offerings by going online. Blue Cross...


Sep 10, 2010, 10:10 ET Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Names Morgan Kendrick Corporate Chair for Its Annual Walk to Cure Diabetes

The Georgia Chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) has announced that Morgan Kendrick, incoming president of Blue Cross and Blue ...


Aug 31, 2010, 11:00 ET Morgan Kendrick Named President of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia, Inc., Blue Cross Blue Shield Healthcare Plan of Georgia, Inc. (BCBSGA), and Greater Georgia Life Company...