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One Country, Every Community: BCBS Companies Work Together to Make an Impact

Posted by Paul Gerrard, Vice President, Strategic Communications, Blue Cross Blue Shield Association on June 27, 2016

When it comes to improving the health of local communities, one size fits none. The health challenges faced by people in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, are distinctly different than those faced by residents of Boise, Idaho. The obstacles to healthier...

Healthy Living, Quality Care, Access, The Power of Blue


Three Ways the Affordable Care Act Marketplaces Have Evolved for Consumers

Posted by Elizabeth Casey on January 20, 2016

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


Transforming Health Care in New Jersey

Posted by Bob Marino, Chairman & CEO, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey on October 27, 2015

According to a recent report from the National Association of Insurance Commissioners, New Jersey residents have the distinction of paying the second highest health care costs in the country....

Care Delivery, Affordable Care, Healthcare Transformation, Cost Control, Quality Care, Horizon Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Jersey, Coordinated Care, Access


A History of Providing Secure and Stable Coverage for America’s Workers

Posted by Elizabeth Casey on September 3, 2015

At its most humble beginnings in the early 1900s, the idea that evolved to become the Blue Cross and Blue Shield health insurance system...

BCBS History, Innovation, NLO, Access


Medicare for the Next 50 Years

Posted by Blue Cross Blue Shield Association on July 30, 2015

More than 85 years ago, Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies pioneered the very idea of health insurance, and they’ve been at the heart of healthcare ever since. Part of this proud history is the unique role that the Blue Cross and...

Medicare, History, Innovation, Access


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