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Sticker Shock: The Impact of Hidden Medical Costs

Posted by Ellen Chu, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina on August 12, 2014

Most consumers wouldn’t even think of shopping for a car, smartphone, appliances – you name it – without comparing prices and features online.

So why do people shop for their healthcare this way?

Comparing the...

Affordable Care, Cost Control, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina


Three Things to Know to Become a Pharmacy Pro

Posted by Elizabeth Casey on August 7, 2014

There are hundreds of reasons you might find yourself walking up to the window at a pharmacy. Maybe you have a child with strep throat in need of antibiotics or take medicine to lower your blood pressure or manage diabetes. Whatever brings you...

Affordable Care, Health Insurance 101, Healthcare Consumers


Creating Access to Care for Women and Girls, from Wyoming to Detroit

Posted by Elizabeth Casey on May 8, 2014

When it comes to healthcare, women require a unique set of services. Women’s health needs vary widely from that of their male counterparts, and the difference goes beyond pregnancy and childbirth. Many women might...

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wyoming, Affordable Care, Quality Care, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Health, Access, The Power of Blue


What Young Adults Need to Know About Healthcare Reform

Posted by Victoria Edwards, Florida Blue on March 18, 2014

There are 19 million young adults across the country that lack basic health coverage. Are you one of them? If so, we’re here to help you understand what you need to know about the Affordable Care Act (or healthcare reform), by providing...

Health Insurance, Affordable Care, Florida Blue, Healthcare Consumers


Countdown to Getting Covered: Don’t Let the Clock Run Out!

Posted by Madeleine Lovette on March 14, 2014

What’s on your mind in March? Filling out your basketball brackets? Getting ready to go green on St. Patrick’s Day? The much-needed first day of spring?

At Blue Cross Blue Shield, we’re thinking about one thing:...

Health Insurance, Affordable Care


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