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Combating Prescription Drug Abuse in Pennsylvania

Posted by Emily Vachon on November 19, 2015

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

Safety, The Power of Blue, Capital BlueCross


A Hopeful Time in Healthcare: Data is the Foundation for our Future

Posted by Maureen Sullivan, Senior Vice President of Strategic Services and Chief Strategy Officer, Blue Cross Blue Shield Association on November 3, 2015

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think about data? You might envision rows of numbers, or pages of field notes. Some might imagine analysts hard at work behind computer screens, or IT professionals coding busily. I...

Healthcare Transformation, Innovation, Data, Quality Outcomes


Open Enrollment 2016: Dates To Know

Posted by Elizabeth Casey on October 29, 2015

If you’re one of the millions of people who enrolled in health insurance coverage on the healthcare marketplace last year, it’s probably hard to believe open enrollment is here again. It’s amazing how quickly a year can pass...

Health Insurance, Open Enrollment, Health Insurance 101


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


Not Just a Man’s Problem: The Deadly Cost of Underestimating Women’s Heart Disease

Posted by By Trent Haywood, M.D., J.D., Senior Vice President, Chief Medical Officer, Blue Cross Blue Shield Association on September 30, 2015

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for women in the United States, killing nearly 300,000 women a year—that’s 1 in every 4 female deaths....

The Health of America Report, Data, Healthcare


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