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Nov 06, 2019, 06:00 ET Rise in Poor Millennial Health Expected to have Severe Long-Term Economic Consequences

A new report by Moody's Analytics revealed the serious impact millennials' health could have on the U.S. economy. Compared to when Generation X was...


Oct 08, 2019, 06:00 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Reports Americans with Multiple Sclerosis are Three Times More Likely to Have Behavioral Health Conditions

Commercially insured Americans with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) are three times more likely to have behavioral health conditions, including major...


Oct 02, 2019, 15:27 ET Blue Cross and Blue Shield Federal Employee Program (FEP) Expands Benefits and Services in 2020

Today the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Federal Employee Program® (FEP®), announced 2020 benefits with innovative health tools, cost transparency...


Apr 24, 2019, 07:00 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Study Finds Millennials are Less Healthy than Generation X Were at the Same Age

A third of millennials have health conditions that reduce their quality of life and life expectancy, according to a new study of medical claims by...


Apr 01, 2019, 19:01 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Statement on Friend-of-Court Brief Filed in Texas et al. v United States et al.

Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) President and CEO Scott Serota issued the following statement regarding the friend-of-court brief filed in ...


Mar 04, 2019, 08:00 ET 1 in 5 Millennials with Major Depression Aren't Seeking Treatment: New Data from Blue Cross Blue Shield Association's Health of America Report

New data from Blue Cross Blue Shield, The Health of America Report® (HOA) points to a troubling trend among millennials with major depression. The...


Feb 28, 2019, 10:30 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Proposes Steps to Cut Premiums 33 Percent and Increase Coverage

The Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) today proposed a series of steps to reduce premiums for those who buy insurance through the individual ...


Feb 27, 2019, 11:32 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Partners with Thurgood Marshall College Fund to Offer Summer Internships

Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) announced today that it is partnering with Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) to offer paid summer...


Jan 25, 2019, 16:14 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield Companies® Make $2 Million in Donations to Federal Employee Education and Assistance Fund

Today the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Federal Employee Program® (FEP®) announced a $1 million contribution to the Federal Employee Education and...


Jan 09, 2019, 10:15 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Statement on Federal Employee Health Care Coverage During the Government Shutdown

Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Senior Vice President of Government Programs William A. Breskin issued the following statement today on federal...


Nov 15, 2018, 15:29 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Praises FDA Action on Youth E-cigarette Use

The Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) today praised the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for beginning to take action to stem the growing...


Nov 14, 2018, 07:00 ET Branded Prescription Drug Prices Continue to Rise - Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Report Reveals

Prescription drug spending among branded specialty and patent-protected drugs continues to outpace generic drugs at $79.5 billion, according to an...


Nov 08, 2018, 09:00 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield Association and Illumina Partner to Gain Better Understanding of Precision Medicine Trends

Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) and Illumina, Inc. today announced an important partnership to determine the availability and clinical...


Oct 24, 2018, 15:00 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Joins National Prescription Drug Take Back Day -- Oct. 27, 2018

The Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) and its member companies remain committed in their efforts to encourage all Americans to safely...


Sep 26, 2018, 14:48 ET Blue Cross and Blue Shield Federal Employee Program (FEP) Keeps Medical Premiums Stable While Expanding Plan Offerings for 2019

Today the Blue Cross and Blue Shield (BCBS) Government-wide Service Benefit Plan, also known as the Federal Employee Program® (FEP®), introduced FEP...


Sep 25, 2018, 08:00 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Reports Dental and Vision Conditions Closely Related to Overall Health

People with serious dental and vision conditions are more likely to suffer from other significant ailments and incur higher medical costs, according...


Aug 07, 2018, 08:00 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Partners with Fitbit to Deliver Special Offer on Fitbit Devices to over 60 Million Members

Blue365®, an exclusive health and wellness program for Blue Cross and Blue Shield (BCBS) members, is now partnering with Fitbit® to help consumers...


Jun 27, 2018, 08:00 ET Blue Cross and Blue Shield Designated Hospitals Report Lower C-section Rates and Improved Health of Mothers and Children

The Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) reports that Blue Distinction® Centers for Maternity Care achieved a 32 percent lower cesarean section ...


May 10, 2018, 07:00 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Study Shows Surge in Major Depression Diagnoses

Major depression diagnoses surged, especially among adolescents and millennials, from 2013 through 2016, according to a study of medical claims by...


Apr 26, 2018, 07:00 ET Blue Distinction Total Care Doctors, Hospitals and Clinical Care Teams Achieve Better Health Outcomes

The Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) today announced that the Blue Distinction Total Care® (Total Care) program, the industry's largest...


Apr 25, 2018, 11:05 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Supports National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

The Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) and its member companies are encouraging all Americans to safely dispose of unused and expired...


Mar 29, 2018, 08:00 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Affirms Opioids Should Not Be Prescribed as First or Second Lines of Pain Therapy

The Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) National Council of Physician and Pharmacist Executives (NCPE) at its March meeting adopted a...


Mar 14, 2018, 07:00 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Establishes the Blue Cross Blue Shield Institute to Reduce the "ZIP Code Effect" on Health

The Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) today launched the Blue Cross Blue Shield Institute (BCBS Institute), a new subsidiary of BCBSA...


Mar 01, 2018, 02:00 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield Health Index Identifies Top 10 Conditions Nationwide Affecting the Health of Commercially Insured

Today Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) released a new edition of its Blue Cross Blue Shield Health IndexSM (BCBS Health IndexSM) – a...


Jan 18, 2018, 07:00 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Study Shows Significant Increase in Children Who Receive All Recommended Vaccines

Childhood vaccination rates climbed 12 percent among Blue Cross and Blue Shield (BCBS) young commercially insured members from 2010 through 2016,...