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Medicare for the Next 50 Years

Posted by Marc Lichtenstein 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


Combating Doctor Shortages with Telemedicine

Posted by Elizabeth Casey on May 14, 2015

Millions of Americans – about 96.4 million, according to a 2014 assessment by the Health Resources and Services...

Healthcare Tools, Innovation, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, Access, The Power of Blue


BCBS Companies Work to Create a Healthier Environment

Posted by Phyllis Barber, Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield, Kyle Cahill, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts and Brandon Tidwell, Blue Shield of California on April 20, 2015

As a network of organizations focused on health and well-being, Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies view each Earth Day as an opportunity to renew and refresh our efforts to create a healthier environment. Without question, a world with...

Worksite Wellness, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, Blue Shield of California, Innovation, Highmark BCBS, The Power of Blue


Blue Directions: A Better Way to Manage Benefits

Posted by Bob Quigley, Exchange Management, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma & Texas on April 9, 2015

Consumer shopping has been revolutionized by online retail behemoths like Amazon and eBay. The individual insurance market has been revolutionized by the introduction of the health insurance marketplace. But when it comes to employer group...

Health Insurance, BCBS IL, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma, Open Enrollment, Innovation, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico, BCBS TX, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana


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