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Nov 18, 2020, 06:00 ET The Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Reports Steep Decline in Childhood Vaccinations Due to COVID-19 Pandemic, Putting Community Protection at Risk

Millions of children have missed routine vaccinations this year, causing a precipitous drop in immunizations that threatens to leave communities...


Nov 10, 2020, 10:00 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Statement on the United States Supreme Court Arguments on the Lawsuit Challenging the Affordable Care Act

Today, Blue Cross Blue Shield Association President and CEO Scott P. Serota issued the following statement regarding the United States Supreme Court...


Oct 15, 2020, 06:00 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Study Finds Nearly One-Third of Millennials are Affected by Behavioral Health Conditions

New findings from the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) found that nearly one third of millennials have a behavioral health condition, with...


Oct 14, 2020, 18:30 ET Blue Cross® and Blue Shield® Federal Employee Program® (FEP®) Announces New Telemedicine Benefits and Cost Transparency Tool for Members in 2021

Today, the Blue Cross® and Blue Shield® Federal Employee Program® (FEP®) announced 2021 benefits, including newly expanded telemedicine benefits,...


Oct 06, 2020, 15:30 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Names Kim A. Keck As New President And Chief Executive Officer

The Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) announced today that its Board of Directors has named Kim A. Keck as BCBSA's new president and chief...


Sep 09, 2020, 06:00 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Study Finds Unpaid Caregivers At Risk of 26% Health Decline

New findings from the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association's (BCBSA) industry-first study on the health of caregivers finds that caregivers had 26%...


Jun 17, 2020, 06:00 ET Pregnancy and Childbirth Complications Rise 31.5% as More Millennial Women have Pre-Existing Conditions That Can Increase Their Risk

New findings from the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) found that both pregnancy and childbirth complications increased 16.4% and 14.2%...


May 12, 2020, 07:00 ET 75% of Americans with Behavioral Health Conditions are Continuing Therapy Services During the Ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic

New survey data from the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) shows that 75% of Americans with behavioral health conditions are continuing...


Apr 29, 2020, 07:00 ET New Data Shows Americans who Consistently Exercised Saw an 8% Reduction in the Impact of Chronic Conditions that Could Lead to Poorer Health

New findings from the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) found that regular exercise is key in slowing the growth of serious chronic health...


Apr 21, 2020, 07:00 ET In Support of Local Communities, Blue Cross and Blue Shield Companies Commit Nearly $3 Billion to Members, Hospitals and Health Care Workers in the Ongoing Fight Against COVID-19

The Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) today announced that the network of 36 independent and locally-operated Blue Cross and Blue Shield...


Apr 02, 2020, 19:39 ET Local Blue Cross and Blue Shield Companies Waive Cost-Sharing for COVID-19 Treatment

Blue Cross and Blue Shield (BCBS) companies are working closely with state and local governments, as well as partners within the health care system,...


Mar 19, 2020, 18:30 ET Blue Cross and Blue Shield Companies Announce Coverage of Telehealth Services for Members

Today, Blue Cross Blue Shield Association President and CEO, Scott Serota, issued the following statement announcing coverage of telehealth services...


Mar 06, 2020, 18:59 ET Blue Cross and Blue Shield Companies Announce Coverage of Coronavirus Testing for Members and Other Steps to Expand Access to Coronavirus Care

Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) announced today that its network of 36 independent and locally-operated Blue Cross and Blue Shield (BCBS)...


Feb 27, 2020, 06:00 ET Early-Onset Dementia and Alzheimer's Diagnoses Spiked 373 Percent for Generation X and Millennials

The number of commercially insured Americans age 30 to 64 diagnosed with early-onset dementia or Alzheimer's disease increased by 200% from 2013 to...


Jan 23, 2020, 06:00 ET Blue Cross and Blue Shield Companies Join Forces with Civica Rx to Lower Costs of Select High-Cost Generic Medications

The Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA), 18 independent and locally-operated Blue Cross and Blue Shield (BCBS) companies and Civica Rx...


Dec 18, 2019, 19:05 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Statement on the Texas et al. v. United States et al. Ruling

Blue Cross Blue Shield Association President and CEO Scott Serota issued the following statement today in regards to the Fifth Circuit Court of...


Dec 17, 2019, 07:00 ET Thrive Earlier Detection Wins the BlueCross BlueShield Data Innovation Challenge

The Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) and Blue Health Intelligence® (BHI®) announced today that Thrive Earlier Detection (Thrive) has won...


Dec 03, 2019, 07:00 ET BCBSA Board of Directors Elects Highmark Health President and Chief Executive Officer David L. Holmberg as Chairman

The Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) announced today that David L. Holmberg, president and chief executive officer of Highmark Health, has...


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 ...