Archive
Blog Type
 
Items 1 - 5 of 21  12345Next

Transforming Healthcare Delivery: A Pathway to Affordable, High-Quality Care in America

Posted by Elizabeth Casey on June 1, 2015

Healthcare spending in the United States is $2.9 trillion per year, giving us the dubious distinction of having the most expensive healthcare system in the world. This spending strains the budgets of American families, businesses and taxpayers...

Payment Models, Affordable Care, Care Delivery, Healthcare Transformation, Cost Control, Coordinated Care, Quality Outcomes

Share

Under 26? You’ve Got Health Insurance Options

Posted by Sam Nolan, Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield on April 30, 2015

As a member of the Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield social media team, I’ll admit that I have more knowledge about health care than most people my age (23, if...

Health Insurance, Affordable Care, Open Enrollment, Highmark BCBS, Health Insurance 101

Share

Report Finds Significant Cost Variations in Knee and Hip Replacement Procedures Across the U.S.

Posted by Elizabeth Casey on January 22, 2015

Today’s healthcare consumers have an increasing thirst for information that will empower them to make informed decisions about their care. The industry is in the midst of a transformation to meet the needs and expectations of...

Affordable Care, Healthcare Transformation, Cost Control, Data

Share

I’m Young and Healthy – Do I Really Need Health Insurance?

Posted by Suzanne M. Fletcher, Program Lead for Health Care Reform and Vice President of Finance and Administrative Services for Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania on December 31, 2014

Young adults – sometimes referred to as “young invincibles” – who are healthy and don’t think they need health insurance should be paying more attention to their health insurance coverage options. Why? The...

Health Insurance, Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania, Affordable Care, Open Enrollment

Share

Massachusetts AQC Model Shows Positive Results

Posted by Elizabeth Casey on December 10, 2014

The world of healthcare is a hotbed for innovation. Every day, leading minds from across the industry work to improve the quality of the system, whether that means developing new medical technologies and perfecting the treatment of severe...

Payment Models, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, Affordable Care, Healthcare Transformation, Quality Care, Quality Outcomes

Share

Items 1 - 5 of 21  12345Next
Blog Home