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Apr 12, 2018, 10:00 ET Drug Story Theater Expands Innovative Addiction Prevention Program For Students To More Than 60 Cities And Towns Across Massachusetts

Thousands of middle and high school students across the Commonwealth will get to experience an innovative peer-to-peer education program led by...


Apr 02, 2018, 10:30 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Launches Portfolio of Digital Health Solutions

Digital health is a hotbed for innovation, with venture capitalists spending nearly $5 billion in the space last year (think FitBits, Smart Scales,...


Mar 12, 2018, 17:53 ET Massachusetts Residents Believe the Opioid Epidemic is the Most Serious Problem Facing the State, According to New Poll Released by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts

Massachusetts residents rate the opioid epidemic as the most serious problem facing the state today, far outpacing other issues including jobs, the...


Mar 07, 2018, 10:00 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts to Expand, Upgrade Metro Boston Public Bike Share System Under Major New Sponsorship Agreement

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts ("Blue Cross"), the municipalities of Boston, Cambridge, Brookline and Somerville, the Metropolitan Area...


Mar 01, 2018, 12:45 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Announces 2017 Financial Results

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (Blue Cross), Inc. and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts HMO Blue, Inc. announced a combined...


Feb 28, 2018, 08:00 ET Workers' Compensation Is Latest Offering From Indigo Insurance Services

Indigo Insurance Services’ new workers' compensation offering is adding value for small businesses across Massachusetts. Indigo introduced...


Feb 26, 2018, 08:00 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Announces Major Expansion Of National Dental Network

Access to dental services continues to be an issue for many Americans, with the American Dental Association reporting that 1 in 3 Americans face...


Feb 06, 2018, 08:00 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Wins Gold Award For Cost Estimator Tool

For the second year in a row, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts' (Blue Cross) Find a Doctor & Estimate Costs tool has been awarded a...


Feb 05, 2018, 17:30 ET Mayor Walsh, Blue Cross kick off new Dorchester community health program with healthy cooking class

Today, Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh joined Andrew Dreyfus, president and CEO of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts ("Blue Cross"), to...


Jan 25, 2018, 08:00 ET The Secret To Making A Healthy Change: Small Steps = Big Impact

This New Year's Eve, nearly one in three of us resolved to make a positive change in our lives. Many of us promised to lose weight, start an...


Dec 11, 2017, 16:38 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Members Get Paid to Shop

Imagine getting paid to shop. It sounds like a dream for some people. But for some members of the state's largest health plan, that dream is...


Dec 04, 2017, 16:27 ET Doctors prescribe healthy food, exercise, and outdoor activity

Today, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts announced the launch of its new social impact initiative, "Dot Rx," a prescription program designed...


Dec 02, 2017, 08:15 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Releases Statement on Repeal of The Affordable Care Act's Individual Mandate

In response to the passage of Senate tax reform legislation which includes repeal of the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate, Andrew Dreyfus,...


Nov 15, 2017, 13:03 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Announces Third Quarter 2017 Financial Results

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (Blue Cross), Inc. and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts HMO Blue, Inc. announced third quarter 2017...


Nov 15, 2017, 10:43 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Releases Statement On Governor Baker's Proposals To Address Opioid Crisis

In response to Governor Charlie Baker's proposed CARE Act, Andrew Dreyfus, President & CEO of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, released...


Nov 09, 2017, 07:31 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Earns 100% On 2018 Corporate Equality Index

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (Blue Cross) has received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a...


Nov 08, 2017, 15:44 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Joins Nationwide Commitment to Improve Access To and Quality of Substance Abuse Treatment

As part of its ongoing commitment to addressing the epidemic of substance use disorder (SUD) including the opioid crisis, which killed an estimated...


Nov 08, 2017, 09:58 ET Andrew Dreyfus Honored With "Building a Better Boston" Award

Andrew Dreyfus, president and CEO of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, was honored today with the Building a Better Boston award by the...


Nov 01, 2017, 16:42 ET NEQCA, BACO join Blue Cross alternative payment model for PPO members

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (Blue Cross) has reached an agreement with two more Massachusetts physician and hospital organizations to...


Oct 26, 2017, 12:07 ET National Prescription Drug Take Back Day Is This Saturday

Almost six and a half million Americans abuse controlled prescription drugs each year, according to the 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and...


Oct 20, 2017, 14:00 ET Don't Miss Out This Flu Season

You can miss a lot when suffering from the flu, a respiratory infection that can be life-threatening. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (Blue...


Oct 20, 2017, 11:12 ET Blue Cross offers range of highly rated, affordable Medicare plans

With the Annual Open Enrollment period for Medicare under way, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (Blue Cross) has announced its broad suite...


Oct 13, 2017, 17:00 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Massachusetts Releases Statement On Trump Administration's Recent Actions Related To Health Care

In response to recent health care actions announced by the Trump administration, Andrew Dreyfus, President & CEO of Blue Cross Blue Shield of...


Sep 21, 2017, 12:10 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Earns Top Quality Rating For Second Year In A Row

For the second year in a row, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (Blue Cross) was named a top-rated health plan in the country, according to...


Sep 20, 2017, 10:07 ET Blue Cross Service Day Powers Mass. Nonprofits to Build Healthier Communities

Today, 55 nonprofits in 33 towns across the Commonwealth will get a powerful helping hand from 3,200 Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts...