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Feb 20, 2018, 10:00 ET Independence Blue Cross removes cost sharing for naloxone and Narcan

Independence Blue Cross (Independence) announced that as of March 1 it is removing member cost sharing for injectable and nasal spray formulations...


Jan 26, 2018, 11:45 ET Independence Blue Cross helps Philadelphia Eagles fans embrace its "underdog" spirit by sponsoring dog mask cutouts for the Big Game

Independence Blue Cross (Independence), in celebration of the NFC Champion Philadelphia Eagles (Eagles), will sponsor dog mask cutouts for fans to...


Dec 12, 2017, 13:15 ET Independence Blue Cross helps consumers sign-up before the December 15 deadline

With Open Enrollment for individual consumers ending this week, Independence Blue Cross (Independence), the region's leading insurance provider, is...


Nov 01, 2017, 11:30 ET As Open Enrollment begins, Independence Blue Cross helps consumers make informed insurance choices

With Open Enrollment for individual consumers beginning today, Independence Blue Cross (Independence), the region's leading insurance provider, is...


Oct 13, 2017, 09:45 ET Independence Blue Cross empowers members to "Achieve with Independence"

Independence Blue Cross (Independence) is giving its members personalized resources and tools to help them lead a healthier life and achieve their...


Apr 12, 2017, 11:10 ET Independence Blue Cross signs groundbreaking agreement with University of Pennsylvania Health System to enhance care delivery for its members in the region

Independence Blue Cross (Independence) and University of Pennsylvania Health System (UPHS) have signed an innovative, five-year contract that...


Mar 28, 2017, 17:27 ET Dreamit Health Announces Spring 2017 Cohort Of Startups In Partnership With Penn Medicine And Independence Blue Cross

Leading global startup accelerator Dreamit announced today the new cohort of companies accepted into its spring 2017 cycle. The eight accepted...


Jun 06, 2012, 09:20 ET Independence Blue Cross Announces "IBX Game Changers Challenge"

 Independence Blue Cross (IBX) today announced the "IBX Game Changers Challenge: Enhancing health and wellness through innovation." Launched in...


Apr 17, 2012, 12:00 ET Independence Blue Cross Sustains Positive Financial Results in 2011

Independence Blue Cross (IBC) today reported positive financial results in 2011 with a net profit margin of 3.4 percent and a net after-tax...


Oct 03, 2011, 13:00 ET Independence Blue Cross Introduces New Low-Cost Medicare Advantage Plan for 2012

Independence Blue Cross (IBC) today announced important news for Medicare beneficiaries: a new individual Medicare Advantage HMO plan with premiums...


Sep 07, 2011, 17:00 ET All Aboard! New IBC 'Medicaravan' Brings Medicare Information to Your Neighborhood

Today Independence Blue Cross (IBC) introduced the "Medicaravan," a mobile information booth staffed with trained representatives who can provide...


Aug 10, 2011, 08:15 ET Independence Blue Cross Presents Free Standing Yoga and Nutrition in the Garden Sessions

Independence Blue Cross (IBC) presents "Yoga and Nutrition in the Garden," a FREE healthy eating and yoga foundations class for the public that...


Aug 09, 2011, 12:18 ET Independence Blue Cross and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Partner to Expand Services to Medicaid Beneficiaries Nationally through AmeriHealth Mercy

Two of the nation's largest not-for-profit Blue health insurers, Independence Blue Cross (IBC) and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (BCBSM),...


Aug 04, 2011, 14:00 ET Independence Blue Cross Honors Future Nurses at Nurses for Tomorrow Event

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Independence Blue Cross (IBC) today celebrates the next generation of nurses with a recognition event...


Jul 20, 2011, 14:11 ET Independence Blue Cross Test Markets New Ways to Enhance Consumers' Health

 Independence Blue Cross, in collaboration with the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, is exploring new ways to enhance consumer health,...


Jul 18, 2011, 14:50 ET Independence Blue Cross Launches Free Healthy Steps Pedometer App for Exercise Enthusiasts

 People with active lifestyles are visiting the Apple App Store and the Android Marketplace to download their free IBX Healthy Steps Pedometer...


Jul 06, 2011, 12:33 ET Independence Blue Cross and Abington Health Ink New Three-Year Agreement

Independence Blue Cross (IBC) and Abington Health announce that they have reached agreement on new three-year contracts that will include IBC's new...


Jun 13, 2011, 07:00 ET Independence Blue Cross Sponsors Garden at 20th & Market, Opening Today, 3 pm

An empty lot, rare in the center of Philadelphia's business district, has suddenly transformed from grass and weeds to 32,000 square feet of...


Jun 09, 2011, 16:30 ET Milestone Reached: IBC Physician Network Now Has 100 'Medical Homes'

Independence Blue Cross (IBC) has reached a significant milestone with 100 primary care practices with more than 1,000 physicians now qualified as...


Apr 27, 2011, 14:18 ET 11,000 Join Independence Blue Cross in National Walk @ Lunch Day(SM) Celebration

Today, Independence Blue Cross (IBC) hosted more than 11,000 people in Philadelphia and around the region who walked at lunchtime to improve their...


Apr 25, 2011, 16:53 ET Unused and Expired Prescription Drugs Pose Safety Threats

In a nationwide effort to clear homes of potentially dangerous, expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs, Independence Blue Cross is...


Apr 05, 2011, 15:45 ET Independence Blue Cross Introduces BlueExtra—New Supplemental Dental, Vision, And Hearing Benefits

Independence Blue Cross (IBC) today introduced BlueExtra(SM), new supplemental health coverage that includes dental, vision, and hearing aid...


Mar 23, 2011, 15:00 ET It's Tax Time: IBC Helps Small Employers Determine Their Health Insurance Tax Credit

Being a small business owner has its own special challenges, and none more important than deciding which health plan to offer employees. The Blue...


Mar 22, 2011, 12:07 ET Independence Blue Cross Marks Diabetes Alert Day - Take One Minute, Find Out if You Are at Risk

Independence Blue Cross (IBC) joins the American Diabetes Association (ADA) to spread the word that today is Diabetes Alert Day and challenge area...


Mar 03, 2011, 14:57 ET Independence Blue Cross Agreement with Holy Redeemer Health System Features Innovative Incentive Program

Independence Blue Cross (IBC) and Holy Redeemer Health System announce they have renewed their relationship by signing a three-year contract that...