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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

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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 on January 15, 2016

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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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

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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

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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, The Health of America Report, Data

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