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Three Ways the Affordable Care Act Marketplaces Have Evolved for Consumers

Posted by Elizabeth Casey

Since long before the Affordable Care Act (ACA) marketplaces opened to the public in October 2013, insurers have been working to find the best ways to meet the health care needs of Americans seeking coverage. With the third enrollment season...

Health Insurance, Affordable Care, Healthcare Transformation, The Health of America Report, Cost Control, Open Enrollment, Access

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Make the Most of your Prescription Benefits to Get Healthy

Posted by Trent Haywood, M.D., J.D., Senior Vice President, Chief Medical Officer, Blue Cross Blue Shield Association

Blue Cross and Blue Shield (BCBS) companies believe prescription medicines are vitally important to our mission of helping people get healthy faster and stay healthy longer. We are committed to ensuring that our more than 105 million members...

Prescription Drugs, Affordable Care, Cost Control, Pharmacy 101, Health Insurance 101

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Combating Prescription Drug Abuse in Pennsylvania

Posted by Emily Vachon

Prescription drug abuse has quickly become an epidemic in the United States. These medications may seem harmless because they are technically “legal.” However, prescription pills are the

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