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14:00 ET Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota and North Memorial Health Join Forces to Transform Healthcare in Minnesota

Blue Cross and Blue Shield (Blue Cross) and North Memorial Health have announced a transformative new joint venture agreement that has both...


Apr 29, 2019, 08:00 ET Minnesotans Underestimate Social Determinants' Powerful Health Influence

Minnesotans are commonly portrayed as egalitarian, fair-minded people. Indeed, those values were partially reinforced by findings from a recent poll...


Feb 19, 2019, 08:00 ET Funding from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Brings Ideas to Life in Willmar

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (Blue Cross) launched its Healthy Together Willmar initiative in 2016, committing $2 million to the community ...


Oct 04, 2018, 11:00 ET Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota and Fairview Health Services Announce "Strive" Product Portfolio for 2019

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (Blue Cross) and Fairview Health Services (Fairview) are joining together to offer a unique suite of...


Sep 11, 2018, 16:38 ET Why All Leaders Need To Make Health Equity Their Business

Minnesota is one of the healthiest states in the country but is also home to some of the worst health inequities. The impacts of these inequities are ...


Jun 28, 2018, 10:30 ET Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota and its Parent Company, Stella, Names Dr. Craig Samitt President and Chief Executive Officer

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (Blue Cross) and its parent company, Stella, have announced the appointment of Craig Samitt, MD, MBA as its...


Jun 18, 2018, 12:01 ET Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota and Mayo Clinic Announce New Five-Year Relationship

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (Blue Cross) and Mayo Clinic have announced a new agreement that will keep all Mayo locations across...


May 16, 2018, 01:04 ET Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Releases 2017 Community Report

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (Blue Cross) continues to be committed to the mission of making a healthy difference in people's lives by...


May 14, 2018, 02:00 ET Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Partners with Sharecare to Provide Health and Wellbeing Solutions

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (Blue Cross) today announced that it is partnering with Sharecare, the digital health company that helps...


Apr 18, 2018, 08:00 ET Addressing Health Inequities in Minnesota Could Save More Than 700 Lives, $2.2 Billion Each Year

A new report by researchers at the University of Minnesota, with support from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (Blue Cross), examines the...


Apr 03, 2018, 10:30 ET Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Announces 2017 Financials

The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota family of companies today announced audited financial results for 2017. The organization ended the year...


Mar 19, 2018, 12:00 ET Cain A. Hayes Named to Savoy Magazine's "2018 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America"

Cain A. Hayes, president and chief operating officer of the Health Business for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (Blue Cross), has been named...


Oct 11, 2017, 12:49 ET Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Achieves High Performance Scores from Federal Government for Medicare Offerings

Today Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota and Blue Plus (Blue Cross) is announcing an increase in the company's overall score for the Centers for ...


Aug 08, 2017, 09:00 ET The Best Bad News You Can Get: Prediabetes

EAGAN, Minn., Aug. 8, 2017 Prediabetes, the precursor to type 2 diabetes, is a national epidemic that affects more than 1 in 3 Americans. However, 90 ...


Aug 03, 2017, 12:53 ET Kurt C. Small named senior vice president and president of government markets at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (Blue Cross) is announcing that Kurt C. Small has joined the organization as a senior vice president and...


Jul 05, 2017, 01:01 ET Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Disappointed to Announce Children's Minnesota has Elected to Leave Blue Cross Network

In a decision effective today, Children's Minnesota (Children's) has ended its contract with nonprofit insurer Blue Cross and Blue Shield of...


Jun 28, 2017, 17:49 ET Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota and Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare Announce Contract Extension through 2020

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (Blue Cross) and Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare (Gillette) have agreed to a three-year contract...


Apr 17, 2017, 11:00 ET Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Announces New "Future Of Health Care" Initiative

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (Blue Cross) announced a new strategic "Future of Health Care" initiative today aimed at addressing health...


Apr 13, 2017, 10:00 ET Cain A. Hayes Named to Executive Leadership Team at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (Blue Cross) today announced the appointment of Cain A. Hayes as executive vice president, chief operating...


Apr 03, 2017, 12:00 ET Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Announces 2016 Financials

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota and its family of companies (Blue Cross) today announced audited financial results for 2016. Blue Cross ended ...


Mar 08, 2017, 13:44 ET Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Contract is Terminated by Children's Hospitals and Clinics

Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota has announced it will terminate its contract with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (Blue Cross)...


Feb 15, 2017, 08:00 ET Minnesotans Show Striking Generational Gap in Health Insurance IQ

While nearly 80 percent of Minnesotans think that managing their health insurance is an important activity, far fewer are confident that they have...


Feb 06, 2017, 13:14 ET Blue Cross And Blue Shield Of Minnesota Names Tom Vanderheyden As President Of Diversified Business

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (Blue Cross) today announced that Tom Vanderheyden has joined the organization's senior leadership team as...


Jan 25, 2017, 17:35 ET Smoking Claims More Than 6,000 Lives, Costs Minnesota Over $3 Billion Annually

A new report commissioned by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (Blue Cross) shows that each year, smoking is responsible for 6,312 deaths and...


Dec 14, 2016, 04:52 ET Fairview and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota reach contract agreement for clinics and hospitals

Fairview and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (Blue Cross) have reached an agreement on a contract that allows Fairview clinics and hospitals...