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Jan 03, 2020, 11:00 ET Contest Encourages Kids, Families To Cook Together In 2020

It's that time of year again — time to make New Year's resolutions! This year, why not resolve to get kids into the kitchen to cook as a family? Blue ...


Jan 02, 2020, 18:41 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Acquires Steward Health Choice Arizona

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ) today announced that, after securing all regulatory approvals, it has completed its acquisition of Steward ...


Dec 05, 2019, 17:25 ET New Study Highlights Healthcare And Plan Priorities For Consumers

Rising healthcare costs are at the core of the national health care debate. Many have pinned their hopes on new digital technologies to help reduce...


Nov 07, 2019, 10:00 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Arizona To Serve AHCCCS-Eligible Arizonans With Purchase Of Steward Health Choice Arizona

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ) plans to acquire Steward Health Choice Arizona from Steward Health Care System LLC, including the Arizona...


Oct 18, 2019, 12:00 ET Free Elementary Health Education Program Inspires Health Across The State

Fourth and fifth grade teachers across the state who are looking for a ready-made program to educate their students about the benefits of good...


Oct 14, 2019, 13:52 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Arizona To Offer ACA Individual And Family Plans In Maricopa County In 2020

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ) announced today it will expand its 2020 Affordable Care Act (ACA) coverage for individuals and families to ...


Sep 11, 2019, 17:13 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona And Fitness Icon Jake "Body by Jake" Steinfeld Present $100,000 Fitness Center To Brunson-Lee Elementary School

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ) and fitness icon Jake "Body by Jake" Steinfeld unveiled the new Get Fit. Don't Quit! fitness center at...


Jul 23, 2019, 12:57 ET Nancy Ham And Marilyn Tavenner Join Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Board Of Directors

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ) has elected two new members to its board of directors—one steeped in technology and the other with...


Jun 13, 2019, 12:08 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Arizona Tackles Severe Shortage Of Mental Health Providers With First-Ever Private Funding Of State Loan Repayment Program

Arizona has a scarcity of mental health providers, ranking 47th in the nation for access to mental healthcare. At the same time, the America's Health ...


Jun 12, 2019, 12:01 ET Dr. James Napoli Appointed Chief Medical Officer For Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Arizona

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ) has named Dr. James Napoli as the company's new Chief Medical Officer (CMO). Dr. Napoli was appointed...


Feb 27, 2019, 13:52 ET Kid Chef From Scottsdale Wins Annual Healthy Cooking Contest

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ) just announced the grand-prize winner of its 2019 Walk On! Kids Cooking Challenge. David Hummert, a...


Dec 17, 2018, 14:19 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Arizona Awards Nearly $1 Million To Arizona Organizations Working To Fight Opioid Misuse And Substance Use Disorder

Suspected opioid overdoses and deaths continue to rise in Arizona. The total number of deaths (counted since 2017) jumped 55 percent in the past...


Dec 03, 2018, 13:11 ET Chuck Sowers Joins Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona As General Manager Of Government Business

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ) has named Chuck Sowers as its general manager of government business. In this role, Sowers will help...


Oct 22, 2018, 12:42 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Arizona Launches 'Get Fit. Don't Quit!' Program With Fitness Icon Jake "Body By Jake" Steinfeld

As part of its mission to make Arizonans healthier, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ) is teaming up with fitness icon Jake "Body By Jake"...


Oct 17, 2018, 13:28 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Offers Businesses A Balanced Funding Solution Focused On Predictability And Affordability

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ) announced a new administrative services solution with the potential of delivering more predictability and...


Sep 04, 2018, 11:00 ET Mark El-Tawil Joins Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Arizona As Chief Financial Officer

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ) has named Mark El-Tawil as chief financial officer (CFO). In this role, El-Tawil will provide direction...


Aug 22, 2018, 17:23 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona And HonorHealth Announce Network Agreement Focused On Quality Care

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ) and HonorHealth have a renewed network agreement that demonstrates a shared commitment to the health of...


Aug 14, 2018, 18:50 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Invests $10 Million In Fight Against Opioid Misuse And Substance Use Disorder

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ) joined Governor Doug Ducey today to launch Mobilize AZ, a multi-faceted program to address the misuse of...


May 04, 2018, 10:45 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Offers Assistance To Its Members In Tinder Fire Area

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ) is offering assistance to its members who have been affected by the Tinder Fire in northern Arizona. As...


May 01, 2018, 11:00 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Arizona And Phoenix Suns Announce Winner Of "Get Fit And Fearless Like The Suns"

The Phoenix Suns and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ) announce the Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center (SARRC) as the winner of the ...


Apr 19, 2018, 11:00 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona and Farm Express Expand Mobile Produce Program to Provide Greater Access to Healthy Foods

Many Arizonans do not have access to healthy food options, which can lead to chronic health issues such as diabetes or obesity. To make a change and...


Apr 11, 2018, 11:18 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona and Dignity Health Renew Network Agreement, Work Toward Improved Health Outcomes

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ) and Dignity Health announce a new network agreement that works toward improved health outcomes for...


Apr 03, 2018, 11:00 ET Beth Ginzinger Named Chief Strategy Officer For Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ) announces Beth Ginzinger as its chief strategy officer. Responsible for overseeing the company's strategic ...


Feb 21, 2018, 01:37 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Announces Support for Transplant Team Arizona

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ) has announced its support for New Life Society in its endeavor to send 25 transplant recipients and donors ...


Jan 31, 2018, 10:00 ET Paige Rothermel Named Chief Growth Officer for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ) has named Paige Rothermel as its chief growth officer. In this role, she will ignite new opportunities to...